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Chamber Connection September 24, 2015 by Meredith Caddell

Chamber Connection  

September 24, 2015 by Meredith Caddell


ksst ksst radio.comSocial Media…how to utilize it for Business…Better Your Business Luncheon…Tuesday, September 29th

Wish you knew how to utilize social media to help your business?  Well, we have the perfect opportunity for YOU!  Debbie Saviano, LinkedIn and Social Media Strategist will discuss how to incorporate social media into the business cycle.  She will cover: 7 steps to a LinkedIn profile that rocks; Return on Influence; Relating to Millenniums in the work force; social media and the secret sauce to online success and how to use social media and LinkedIn as a strategic business driver.  The presentation will be Tuesday, September 29th at First United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall from 11:30-1:00.  $15 includes Lunch.  Please RSVP to 903-885-6515 by Friday!


Ribbon Cutting for Cricket Wireless, Friday, September 25th at Noon

Please join us as we welcome Cricket Wireless to the Chamber of Commerce with their ribbon cutting and grand opening, tomorrow, Friday, September 25th at Noon.  They are located at 1217 S Broadway Street in Sulphur Springs!  Their grand opening will be going on from 10-7!


Rock Creek Rockin’ Bingo Bash, Friday, September 25th for 55 and over

Join Rock Creek Health & Rehabilitation for an evening of fun, food and fantastic prizes donated from local businesses.  This is a free event for anyone 55 & over.  For more information please call Judith Beck, Activity Director, 903-439-0107


Walk Like MADD Car & Bike Show, September 26th   at Buford Park

If you have a car or bike that you would like to show off, then plan to register it for the Walk Like MADD Car & Bike Show, Saturday, September 26th.  All Classes are welcome and the registration fee is only $25.  The event is free to the public.  They will open the gates for participants at 1:00 with judging taking place between 3:00 & 5:00.  The winner will be announce at 5:30, with Glow presentation winner being announced at 8:00 pm.  All proceeds benefit Hopkins County Walk Like MADD.  For more information please contact Eddie Moon at [email protected] or call 903-534-6000.

Learning Endorsements and Professions Youth Expo L.E.A.P., Friday, October 2nd

Looking for a meaningful way to invest in your company’s future while networking with area businesses, school districts and colleges?  Join Workforce Solutions of Northeast Texas and the Sulphur Springs/Hopkins County Economic Development Corporation on Friday, October 2nd at the Hopkins County Civic Center for the L.E.A.P. (Learning Endorsements and Professions) Youth Expo. This event will connect 8th grade students with local businesses and professionals.  Exhibitors will provide students with a glimpse into various professions and explain and demonstrate various career options.  Students will leave better prepared to make informed career and education decisions. We would love for your business to participate in L.E.A.P. Youth Expo 2015!  Complete the Employer Registration form found at this link Return via email to: [email protected].  Hurry! Space is limited, and they will fill booths by order in which registration is received.


John Chester Dutch Oven Cooking Contest- October 3rd, 2015

Don’t miss the annual John Chester Dutch Oven Cooking contest. Each team will consist of 2 cooks who will prepare a meat, vegetable, bread, and dessert. Entry fee is $25 and cooks must furnish ingredients for their dishes. Cash prizes for First, Second and Third place. For full details and an entry form contact Rick Wilson at (903) 885-9692.


Lights of Life Half Marathon-October 3rd benefitting the HC Health Care Foundation

Register before September 11th to guarantee a T-shirt for the Lights of Life Half Marathon! Registration is $75 for an individual entry, $80 for Partner Relay (2 person) or $100 for a Team Relay (4 person). You may register at Fieldhouse Sports or at  For more information please call 903-438-4799.  Packet pickup will be Friday, October 2nd from 6-9pm at Celebration Plaza.  


Live 2 Lead Conference featuring John C. Maxwell, October 9th at Texas A&M Commerce

Live 2Lead is a half-day, leader development experience designed to equip attendees with new perspectives, practical tools and key takeaways.  They will learn from world-class leadership experts, be prepared to implement a new action plan, and start leading when they get back to the office with renewed passion and commitment!  For more information and to get tickets, please call 903-461-1823 or visit the website


We would like to welcome our newest members to the Chamber of Commerce:

Brightstar Church

525 Gilmer Street

Sulphur Springs, TX  75482

Michael Branch, Pastor



Soundmind Productions

5755 CR 1100

Sulphur Springs, TX  75482


Michael Branch, Owner

Video Production


Redneck Bar & Grill (Redneck Roadhouse)

211 Main

Sulphur Springs, TX  75482


Terri Scott



That’s all for now…have a GREAT week!

meredith caddell

Meredith Caddell
Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce
300 Connally Street
Sulphur Springs, TX 75482

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