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Chamber Connection April 13, 2017

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Chamber Connection-April 13th

Tomorrow is the big day… the 28th Annual Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament at the Sulphur Springs Country Club!  I’d like to thank all the teams and businesses who have supported this event.  We are going to have a wonderful day!

New location for doTERRA Essential Oils with Anita Beasley    Beginning April 4th, Anita Beasley with doTERRA Essential Oils will be offering the AromaTouch technique and Bioscans at the Chanler Salon, 468 Shannon Road West, Suite 7B, in Sulphur Springs.  She will also have diffusers, aromafiers, books, roller bottles, and all your essential oil needs.  Call 903-335-5003 to book your appointment and begin caring for yourself and your family using safe, CPTG essential oils. For more information, call Anita Beasley at (903) 335-5003.

 WIC is hosting an Easter Egg Hunt on Thursday, April 13th    WIC is hosting an Easter Egg Hunt for kids ages one to five on Thursday, April 13th at 4 p.m.    All are welcome to attend, but please bring you own basket for egg gathering.  WIC is located at 421 Industrial Dr. East #209 (parking lot of VF Outlet Mall) in Sulphur Springs.  Please call (903) 885-2813 for more information.

Eggsravaganza Egg Hunt in honor of Tessa Skeen on Saturday, April 15th  There will be an Eggstravaganza Egg hunt on Saturday, April 15th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 1318 N. Jackson Street in Sulphur Springs.  Enjoy a bounce house, egg hunt, hot dogs, three-legged race, face painting, and even more.  Everyone is invited to join in the fun!

The John Chester Dutch Oven Cooking Class is scheduled for Saturday, April 15th from 8 a.m. to noon   The John Chester Dutch Oven Cooking Class is scheduled for Saturday, April 15th from 8 a.m. to noon at Heritage Park in Sulphur Springs.  This is your chance to learn the ins and outs of cooking with a Dutch oven.  Lunch and door prizes are included.  Fee is $15 per person.  For more information contact Rick Wilson at (903) 885-9692 or (903) 335-2752.

Wesley United Methodist Church will host Free AARP Tax Aid on Saturdays until April 18th  Wesley United Methodist Church will host free AARP Tax Aide starting this Saturday, February 4th, from 9 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  They will complete your taxes for free every Saturday and Tuesday until April 18th.  Each tax preparation day will last from 9 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Wesley United Methodist Church is located at 614 Texas Street in Sulphur Springs.

New Favour/New Visions will host a Ribbon Cutting Celebration at the Chamber on Wed., April 19th  New Favor/New Visions will host a Ribbon Cutting Celebration at the Chamber of Commerce, 300 Connally Street, on Wednesday, April 19th at noon.  Please make plans to celebrate with them!

Hunt County Regional is offering March Mobile Mammography Coach in Sulphur Springs  Hunt County Regional Hospital is offering the Tubby Adkisson Memorial Mobile Mammography Coach on April 20th in the Spring Village Shopping Center in Sulphur Springs. All insurances accepted at Hunt Regional are also accepted for the Mobile Mammography Coach, including Medicare and Medicaid. They can also help with payment resources for uninsured/income-eligible women or those who choose to pay cash. For help with payment resources please call The Bridge Breast Network at (214) 821-3820 x 21.To schedule individual screening mammograms, please call (903) 408-5010. Appointments and pre-registration are requested.

Dentistry from the Heart is scheduled for April 20th from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sign-ups for Dentistry from the Heart is scheduled for Thursday, April 20th from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Davis Street Baptist Church in Sulphur Springs.  This is an opportunity for free dental care for all ages.  There is limited availability, and dental care will be provided on a first come, first serve basis.

It’s Time for the Hopkins County Rodeo on Friday, April 21st and Saturday, April 22nd The Hopkins County Rodeo Committee is presenting their UPRA Membership Rodeo on April 21st and 22nd at the Hopkins County Indoor Civic Center Arena. Tickets are available at Circle E Western Store and are $10 for pre-sale tickets.  Tickets are also available at the door.  Children’s admission is $8, Friday night tickets are $10, Saturday night tickets are $12 and include admission to the dance featuring Monty Tipps.  Make sure you put this one on your calendar.  It is a wonderful event!

Reilly Spring Jamboree presents Jack’s Western Swing on Saturday, April 22nd at 7 p.m. Reilly Springs Jamboree presents Jack’s Western Swing Round Up with Louise Rowe and the Texan Playboys along with Caroline Grace Wiseman and Abby Payne on Saturday, April 22nd at 7 p.m.  Reilly Springs Community Center is located at 109 CR 1439 in Sulphur Springs.  For more information call Allison Phillips at (903) 348-7321 or Enola Gay at (903) 438-3568 or visit

Workforce Solutions is hosting a Career & Community Resource Expo on April 25th  Workforce Solutions of Northeast Texas is hosting a Career & Community Resources Expo at the Hopkins County Civic Center on Tuesday, April 25th from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.  They are accepting vendors on a first come first served basis with a deadline for vendors of April 10th.  Exhibitor space is limited.  For additional information, please call Workforce Solutions at (903) 885-7556 x 414.

Etiquette by Emily is hosting an Afternoon Tea on Sunday, May 7th from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Reserve your ticket TODAY for this special event being held on Sunday, May 7th (week before Mother’s Day) from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at The Venue at two nineteen and catered by Lyndsay’s Plates + Provisions. Tickets are $30 each. Attendance is limited to 40 people to help enhance your experience. Bring your spouse, friends or come to meet new friends! Please email [email protected] or call 903-243-6222 for your reservation!

Danna’s & The Florist are preparing to move to their new location with a SALEABRATION Danna’s & The Florist is celebrating 20 years with a move to a new location at 438 Gilmer Street this summer.  In order to make that move, Danna’s is cleaning out inventory to make room for fresh new things and some good ole junk with a huge sale!  Make plans to stop by the current location at 301 East Industrial in Sulphur Springs, and then again this summer once she is moved to her new location!

Ribbon Cuttings:  

The 5th Annual Tanner Higgins Warrior Run was held Saturday, April 8  The 5th Annual Tanner Higgins Warrior Run was held Saturday, April 8, at Cooper Lake State Park.  Before the Warrior Run began, they hosted a Ribbon Cutting Celebration at 8 a.m.  Over 200 registrants enjoyed a 5 Mile Warrior Run or a One Mile Grunt Run along with a morning full of memorable and moving tributes to Tanner.

50th Anniversary Ribbon Cutting Celebration for Century 21 Hometown was held Monday, April 10th  Century 21 Hometown gathered on Monday, April 10th, at 4 p.m. for their 50th Anniversary Ribbon Cutting Celebration!  Tim Kelty told the history of Century 21 Hometown, and then well-wishers enjoyed cheesecake and refreshments.  Century 21 Hometown is located at 1610 Posey Lane, Suite 101, in Sulphur Springs.


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Author: Enola Gay

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