Chamber Connection May 9, 2018

Computer & Networks hosting ribbon cutting

Computers & Networks is hosting their ribbon cutting celebration on Friday, May 11th at noon.  They will have refreshments, so make sure to stop by and see all the things Computers & Networks can do for you and your business.  They are located 525 Gilmer Street in Sulphur Springs.  See you there!

Heritage Christian Counseling Center is holding a cookout fundraiser

Heritage Christian Counseling Center is hosting a Hamburger Cookout on Friday, May 11th, in the First United Methodist Church parking lot, between City National Bank and Alliance Bank. Lunch begins at 11:00 a.m. and will last until sold out.  A $5.00 donation includes a hamburger, chips, drink, and dessert.  For more information, call Mary at (903) 438-6829.

Twogether in Texas Marriage Education Workshop is scheduled for Saturday, May 12th 

The next Twogether in Texas Marriage Education Workshop is scheduled for Saturday, May 12th, at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Office, 1200-B W. Houston Street, Sulphur Springs, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.  This free workshop will cover marriage expectations, communication, conflict resolution, money management, and goals & dreams.  Lunch and refreshments will be provided.  Engaged couples who attend the workshop will be given a certificate to save $60 upon applying for a marriage license.  Contact the Extension Office at 903-885-3443 to enroll.

CANHelp is hosting a poverty simulation

CANHelp is hosting a poverty simulation from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 16th at the ROC, located at 115 Putnam Street in Sulphur Springs.  The Community Action Poverty Simulation provides participants with the opportunity to assume the role of a low-income family member living on a limited budget.  It is divided into four 15-minute sessions, each of which represents one week in which you must provide for your family and maintain your home.  Lunch is provided, but space is limited.  Make reservations BEFORE May 4th.  If you have any questions, please call CANHelp at (903) 885-9797.

Slaughter’s BBQ Oasis will host ribbon cutting celebration

Slaughter’s BBQ Oasis will host their ribbon cutting celebration on Saturday, May 19th, at 9:00 a.m.  They are located in the Fix & Feed parking lot, 1000 Gilmer Street in Sulphur Springs.  Make sure to stop by and welcome this new business to Hopkins County (and eat some delicious breakfast)!

Branded Ranch Rodeo is scheduled for Saturday, May 19

Our local Cowboy Churches along with Community Seeds will host and endorse the Branded Ranch Rodeo & at the Hopkins County Regional Civic Center on Saturday, May 9th.  The Rodeo starts at 4 p.m. where you will enjoy sortin’, a calf scramble, wild cow milkin’, muggin’, and bronc riding.  Tickets are $5 per person (kids under 5 are free).  You may also make a donation of $10 for a chance to win a custom Kearney trailer.  This year’s proceeds support Community Seeds. For more information, visit

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 May 23rd 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.  An additional webinar will take place on June 13th.  For more information, call the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Office – Hopkins County – at 903-885-3443.

Hunt Regional is offering Mobile Mammography Coach in Sulphur Springs

Hunt Regional Hospital is offering the Tubby Adkisson Memorial Mobile Mammography Coach on May 24th 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.

The Northeast Texas Alliance will host workforce seminar

On June 6th the Northeast Texas Alliance is holding a regional government seminar to discuss workforce issues.  Workforce readiness and preparation are the current buzz words and major points of discussion not only for new business recruitment but also business retention and expansion.  The luncheon speaker will be TWC Commissioner Julian Alvarez, with additional speakers including Texas State Senator Brian Hughes.  The seminar is scheduled from 8:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. and will include lunch.  It will be located at the Mt Pleasant Civic Center in Mt Pleasant, Texas.  Cost for the program is $23.00 each.  The Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce is encouraging participation in this program by encouraging attendance of our businesses, community leaders, and citizens.  Call the Chamber at (903) 885-6515 to order your tickets.

Have a wonderful weekend!


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


Author: Staff Reporter

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