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Chamber Connection March 21, 2018

Chamber Connection-March 22nd

It’s filling up fast!  The 29th Annual Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament will be held at the Sulphur Springs Country Club on Friday, April 13th.  Just like last year, we will have morning and afternoon tee times.  Please consider bringing a team and enjoying a very fun day of golf and prizes!  We have limited availability, so let us know as soon as possible if interested.  Give us a call at (903) 885-6515 for additional information!

Rock Creek Health & Rehab is holding a fundraiser for Darla Porter

Rock Creek Health & Rehab, located at 1414 College Street in Sulphur Springs, is holding a fundraiser for Darla Porter on March 23rd from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  This is a BBQ lunch of sliced brisket, potato salad, baked, beans, pickle, onion, bread, cookie, and a drink for $8.00.  All orders for delivery should be turned in by March 21st.  All proceeds go to Darla Porter for medical expenses and cancer treatment.  To make your order reservation, call (903) 439-0107.

Community Players present The Women of Lockerbie

The Community Players are preparing their debut of The Women of Lockerbie on March 23-25.  The play will run on Fridays and Saturdays at 7 p.m., and Sundays at 2 p.m.  The Main Street Theatre is located at 225 Main Street in Sulphur Springs.  For ticket information, visit

Tim Halcomb Allstate is hosting their Ribbon Cutting Celebration

Tim Halcomb Allstate is hosting their Ribbon Cutting Celebration on Wednesday, March 28th at noon.  Their office is located at 319 Main Street in Sulphur Springs.  Come meet Tim and his crew, enjoy some refreshments, and learn about what his office can do for your insurance needs.

AgriLife Extension offers Rebalancing Work & Life Webinar

The Military Families Learning Network (MFLN) is providing a free monthly webinar in partnership with USDA, U.S. Department of Defense, and Extension.  The March 28 webinar will take place at 10:00 a.m.  To sign up, go to:  To join the webinar, use the ‘event location’ link designated for each webinar and follow directions within the site.  The MFLN offers both continuing education credit (CE) and certificates of completion for webinars.  Additional webinars will take place April 25, May 23, and June 13, 2018.  For more information, call the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Office – Hopkins County – at 903-885-3443.

Rock Creek Health & Rehab is hosting an Easter Egg Hunt

Rock Creek Health & Rehab is hosting their annual Community Easter Egg Hunt on Friday, March 30th at 2 p.m.  You are welcomed to bring your children and enjoy the hunt!  Rock Creek Health & Rehab is located at 1414 College Street in Sulphur Springs.

Heart of Hope is hosting a 3K and Family Fun Run

Heart of Hope, a pregnancy resource center located at 407 South Davis in Sulphur Springs, is hosting a 3K & Family Fun Run on Saturday, April 7th beginning at Celebration Plaza in Sulphur Springs.  Check-in and on site late registration will be available at 9:00 a.m.  The 3K Run will kick off at 10:00 a.m., and the Family Fun Run (1/2 mile) starts at 10:45 a.m.  Pre-registration deadline is March 22 in which the Family Fun Run cost is $10, and the 3K cost is $20.  Late registration costs change to $15 and $25 respectively.  Awards will be given to the top 3 qualifiers of the 3K Race at 11:15 a.m.  For more information, visit

 Pilot Club hosts their Spring Fundraiser

The Pilot Club of Sulphur Springs is hosting their Spring Fundraiser on Saturday, April 7th at 7 p.m. at the Hopkins County Regional Civic Center.  They are doing it “Branson Style” with music and entertainment by Robert Joe Vandygriff.  A $30 ticket includes meal and entertainment.  $5.00 also buys chances for themed gift baskets and a trip for two.  Tickets can be purchased through Pay Pal at  For additional information call (903) 348-5099, (903) 243-0979, or (903) 438-7153.

Cedar Canyon hosts the Inaugural Veteran’s Freedom Ball

Cedar Canyon is hosting the Inaugural Hopkins County Veteran’s Freedom Ball on April 7 from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.  This event is to honor our active and retired Military here in Hopkins County and, equally as important – to raise money for continued maintenance, upkeep, and updates to the Memorial and to engrave the remaining names of Veterans on the Walls.  The entire debt in building this $1.2 million Memorial was retired within the first three years; however, there is no perpetual funding available.  The goal with this very first Freedom Ball is to breathe new life into the Memorial Committee, raise awareness in the community for the needs of the Memorial itself, and to engrave the remaining 2000 names on the Walls.  Several hundred visitors come each year to the Plaza in Sulphur Springs to see this amazing, moving, and beautiful tribute.  For pricing and ticket information, visit

Carriage House Manor is hosting a Senior Brunch

Carriage House Manor is hosting a National Healthcare Decisions Day Senior Brunch to learn the benefits of advance care planning.  It will be held on Monday, April 9th, at 11:00 a.m. at the Sulphur Springs Senior Center located at 150 Martin Luther King Drive in Sulphur Springs.  This event is free to all seniors and includes brunch.

Danna’s Buffalo Girls will hold their grand opening and ribbon cutting

To kick-off the flea market style and swap, the Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce will host a Ribbon Cutting Celebration on April 12th, 12:00 p.m. at The Hopkins County Regional Civic Center.  Early shopping will begin immediately following the ribbon cutting until 6 p.m.  Visit or call 903-439-7091 for more information.

Danna’s Buffalo Girls’ Flea Market Style/Swap on April 12-14, at 8:00 a.m.

Danna’s Buffalo Girls’ will be having a flea market style/swap event April 12, 13 & 14 beginning at 8:00 a.m. at the Hopkins County Regional Civic Center. Vendors are wanted as well as shoppers and “junque” lovers who are ready to shop, swap, and eat. Early shopping will be held on Thursday April 12th from noon to 6, and the first 50 shoppers will be presented a goody bag filled with donations by local merchants.  The entry fee on Thursday is $10 and will go to the “Save the Trolley” fund.  The entry fee on Friday and Saturday is $5. Visit or call 903-439-7091 for more information.

The 6th Annual Tanner Higgins Warrior Run is scheduled for April 14th

The 6th Annual Tanner Higgins 5 Mile Warrior Run and One Mile Grunt Run is scheduled for Saturday, April 14th at Cooper Lake State Park.  Registration is being held until April 13th for $45.  You may also register the day of the race for $50, and the Grunt Race will be $25.  Warrior Run Registration includes race chip timing and a race day t-shirt.  For additional information, visit

Sulphur Springs Youth Orchestra presents Family Music Night

The Sulphur Springs Youth Orchestra presents a Family Music Night on Friday, April 27th at 6:30 p.m. at Shannon Oaks Church, located at 1113 Shannon Road in Sulphur Springs. This event is free to the public.  Come enjoy movie themed and great classical music performances by local musicians.  Children are welcomed to dress as their favorite movie characters.  For more information, call (903) 261-7907, or email [email protected].

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Operation Victor Echo Tango hosted their ribbon cutting celebration

Operation Victor Echo Tango hosted their ribbon cutting celebration on Monday, March 19th at 12:15 p.m. at the Chamber of Commerce located at 300 Connally Street in Sulphur Springs.  Operation Victor Echo Tango is a non-profit organization assisting veterans in a variety of ways.  For additional information and to make donations, visit their website at


Author: Staff Reporter

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