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Chamber Connection July 20, 2017

Guess what time it is????  It’s time to turn in your t-shirt designs for the 48th Annual Stew Contest!!!  The Chamber will be accepting submitted designs from Monday, July 17th through Monday, July 31st.  The submitted entries will be voted on by the Chamber Board of Directors, and the winner will be announced on August 10th.  If your design wins the t-shirt contest, it will be used on all shirts, hoodies, and marketing for the 48th Annual Stew Contest!  Email your designs to [email protected]. We can’t wait to see the entries!!!!

Sulphur Springs Public Library presents their Summer Reading Program for June and July

The Sulphur Springs Library is hosting a summer reading program called Knights and Princesses Summer Reading Program 2017.  Every Tuesday at 3 p.m., they offer multiplayer Minecraft. Storytime for all ages will be held on Tuesday, July 25th at 10:30 a.m. They will also have Storytime for the Ages on Thursday, July 20th at 6 p.m.

Hopkins County Fire Department hosts a “Push-in” Ceremony for new Fire Truck on Friday, July 21st

Make plans to attend the Hopkins County Fire Department’s Fire Truck “Push-in” Ceremony this Friday, July 21st, at noon as they officially put the brand new County fire truck into service. The Hopkins County Fire Department is located at 1286 Texas Street in Sulphur Springs. This is a wonderful tradition and a ceremony everyone is welcomed to participate in on that day. See you there!

The Texas Workforce Commission is hosting a Texas Business Conference on Friday, July 21

The Texas Workforce Commission is hosting a Texas Business Conference on Friday, July 21 at the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center in Athens from 8:45 a.m. to 3:40 p.m. This conference provides information for employers, HR professionals, business owners, and anyone who manages employees. To register, call 512-463-6389 or visit

Community Players presents The Lion King Jr. July 21-22

Community Players presents The Lion King Jr. on Friday, July 21st at 7 p.m., Saturday, July 22nd at 7 p.m., and Sunday, July 23rd at 2 p.m.  All performances will be held at the Sulphur Springs High School Auditorium.  Tickets are $15.00 at the door or available online at

Etiquette by Emily is hosting a Business Etiquette Breakdown on Tuesday, July 25th

Etiquette by Emily is hosting Business Etiquette Breakdown on Tuesday, July 25th from 5:15 until 6:15 at The Oaks Bed & Breakfast. The course is being offered free of charge.  This course will help you become more comfortable and confident in a business atmosphere with resume building, learning introductions and practical application with key community business leaders! Reserve your spot today by calling (903) 243-6222.

Sulphur Springs News Telegram is hosting their Ribbon Cutting Celebration on Wednesday, July 26th at noon

Come celebrate with Sulphur Springs News Telegram as they host their ribbon cutting and grand re-opening on Wednesday, July 26th at noon.  Sulphur Springs News Telegram is located at 401 Church Street in Sulphur Springs.  See you there!

Hunt County Regional is offering July Mobile Mammography Coach in Sulphur Springs

Hunt County Regional Hospital is offering the Tubby Adkisson Memorial Mobile Mammography Coach on July 27th 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.

CanHelp is hosting their 2017 Back to School Fair on Friday August 4th from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.

CanHelp is hosting their 2017 Back to School Fair! Through the support of community and corporate sponsors, this event will be a one-stop destination to prepare the whole family for the start of school!  The fair will offer free health and vision screenings, dental screenings and fluoride applications, immunizations for children and adults, haircuts, food and drinks, backpacks and school supplies (for low and moderate-income families of Hopkins County) and more.  The 2017 Back to School Fair is scheduled for Friday, August 4th from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Hopkins County Civic Center, 1200 Houston Street in Sulphur Springs.  You must register for school supplies in advance.  Visit for more details.

Texas AgriLife Extension Office offers Summer Sewing Workshop

Texas AgriLife Extension Office is offering a Summer Sewing Workshop on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, August 15-17, 2017.  The classes will be held at Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Office, 1200-B W. Houston Street in Sulphur Springs from 9:00 a.m. to 2:30-ish p.m. The cost is $15 (payable at door). The class will include t-shirt quilt instruction, basic sewing instruction, and simple make-and-take projects. 


Lezley Brown
Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce
300 Connally Street
Sulphur Springs, TX 75482



Author: Staff Reporter

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