Chamber Connection April 18, 2018

The Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce will host a City Council Candidate Forum at the Sulphur Springs Middle School on Thursday, April 19th at 6 p.m.  SSMS is located at 835 Wildcat Way in Sulphur Springs, and admittance to the forum will be through the back doors of the school.  Questions from the public are encouraged and must be submitted in advance to the Chamber of Commerce via email, fax, or mail.  Questions must be received by Monday, April 16th.  Submitted questions will be reviewed and approved by a committee appointed for this purpose.  No questions will be accepted from the floor during the forum.  Email questions to [email protected], fax to (903)885-6516, or mail to 300 Connally Street in Sulphur Springs.  We hope you will be able to attend Thursday evening to see the candidates discuss important topics for Sulphur Springs.

Tractor Supply is offering to help 4-H programs

Tractor Supply in Sulphur Springs is offering Paper Clover from April 11-22nd.  This is an opportunity to donate at the checkout to send kids in Texas for 4-H Camp and Leadership Experiences.  This is a great way to support 4-H from our community.

Rock Creek Health & Rehab is holding a bake sale

Rock Creek Health & Rehab is having a Bake Sale to help support Johnny and April Turner on April 20th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Rock Creek is located at 1414 College Street in Sulphur Springs.  Please contact Jennifer Scroggins, Activity Director of Rock Creek, if you are interested in donating funds or making some goodies for the sale.

The 2018 UPRA Rodeo is scheduled for April 20th and 21st

The Hopkins County Rodeo Committee presents the 2018 UPRA Rodeo at the Hopkins County Indoor Civic Center arena on April 20th and 21st.  The doors open nightly at 6 p.m., and the rodeo begins at 7:30 p.m.  Ticket prices are $10 for Friday, $12 for Saturday, and $8 for children on both nights.  Tickets are available at Circle E Western Store in Sulphur Springs.

Reilly Springs Jamboree welcomes Jack’s Western Swing Round Up

The Reilly Springs Jamboree, Hopkins County’s original music venue, presents Jack’s Western Swing Round Up on Saturday, April 21st at 7 p.m.  Jack Phillips and his friends will entertain throughout the evening, and it shouldn’t be missed!  The Reilly Springs Community Center is located at 109 CR 1439 in Sulphur Springs.  For additional information contact Allison Phillips at (903) 348-7321, Enola Gay at (903) 438-3568, or visit

Como School Reunion is scheduled for April 21st

The planning committee for the biennial Como High School reunion is scheduled for April 21st in the Como-Pickton School cafeteria.  Registration will begin at 10:00 a.m. followed by a short program to recognize former teachers, the oldest graduate, and the former student traveling the longest distance.  Lunch, consisting of a main dish, sides, dessert, and beverage, will be served for $12.  Everyone is encouraged to arrive early and greet former classmates before, during, and after lunch!  For additional information, call Richard Teer at (903) 488-3673 or Elizabeth Coker Trepanier at (903) 885-3887.

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 April 25th 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 on May 23, and June 13, 2018.  For more information, call the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Office – Hopkins County – at 903-885-3443.

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension is hosting a nutrition class

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension office is hosting a class called, “What’s Missing in Your Pantry?”  This is a class about nutrition, meal planning, and inspiration for the 60 and above crowd.  It is scheduled for Wednesday and Thursday, April 25th and April 26th at First United Methodist Church in the Family Life Center.  FUMC is located at 301 Church Street in Sulphur Springs.  It will begin at 9:30 a.m., and both days will have different topics.  For information contact Johanna Hicks at (903) 885-3443.  You must call to sign up, but there is no charge to attend!

CPI is hosting a customer appreciation of Thursday, April 26th

CPI is hosting a customer appreciation dinner and product demonstration on Thursday, April 26th at 6 p.m. at the Sulphur Springs Country Club.  CPI would love for you to join them for dinner and stay to learn about their new products they are now offering. Dinner will include salad, prime rib, bacon green beans, broccoli with cheese sauce, and garlic mashed potatoes.  Please RSVP to [email protected].

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 Wesley United Methodist, located at 614 Texas Street 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].

Express Employment Professionals hosts their ribbon cutting

Express Employment Professionals is hosting their ribbon cutting celebration on Tuesday, May 1st at noon.  They are located at 204 Shannon Road West in Sulphur Springs.  Please make plans to come by and enjoy snacks and fellowship, as well as learn about this Hopkins County business.

Clayton Homes is hosting a Cinco de Mayo event

Clayton Homes in Sulphur springs is hosting a Cinco de Mayo event on Saturday, May 5th from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Make plans to go by Clayton Homes for free food, a chance to win a gas grill, and see select homes at blowout prices!

Northeast Texas Choral Society is hosting their 20th Concert!

Our Northeast Texas Choral Society is hosting their spring concert entitled “20 Years 20 Hits”.  It will be held   May 5th at 7 p.m. and on May 6th at 2 p.m. in the Sulphur Springs High School auditorium.  Tickets are $15.00 for adults and $5.00 for children 12 and under. Tickets available at local banks, from NETCS singers, and online at

Red River Credit Union is hosting their grand opening

Red River Credit Union is hosting their ribbon cutting celebration and grand opening of their new building on Wednesday, May 9th at noon.  The new located is 822 Gilmer Street in Sulphur Springs.  Please make plans to come by and see this beautiful new building and welcome Red River Credit Union to their new place!

Danna’s Buffalo Girls held their grand opening and ribbon cutting

To kick-off the Flea Market Style and Swap, the Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce held a Ribbon Cutting Celebration on April 12th at noon at The Hopkins County Regional Civic Center.  Shopping began immediately following the ribbon cutting and lasted through the weekend.  Danna’s Buffalo Girls Flea Market Style and Swap will return to Hopkins County in October! Visit or call 903-439-7091 for more information.

Author: Staff Reporter

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