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Chamber Connection January 31, 2019

The Chamber has moved to its temporary location as of Friday, January 18th.  Our new location is 128-A Jefferson Street which is a bit misleading.  If you are looking for us, we are in the small building across from First Baptist Church and next to First Presbyterian Church off College Street.  Come by and see us anytime!!  We hope to be in our permanent location on the South side of the square by May.  Big dreams are coming true!

The deadline is almost here for the 50th Anniversary Stew t-shirt/theme contest.  We are hosting the contest EARLY so we can CELEBRATE all year!!!! If you have a great idea for the theme of this year’s stew contest, submit your entry via email to [email protected] by January 31st, 2019. Can’t wait to see your ideas!!! It’s gonna be big!!!

It is with great pleasure that the 2019 Board of Directors invites you to the 93rd Annual Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce Banquet on Thursday, February 14, at 6:00 p.m. at the Hopkins County Civic Center.  We are introducing a Networking Cocktail half hour at 6:00 p.m.  Dinner will be served at 6:30, and the awards will follow at 7 p.m.  Please take this opportunity to bring your family, friends, and employees to an evening of dinner and community awards including Large and Small Business of the Year, Educator of the Year, Caregiver Award, Agriculturist of the Year, Woman of the Year, and Citizen of the Year.  Our banquet theme is “Love Makes the World Go ‘Round!” and is set in various places around the world.  This is your chance to bring your sweetheart on Valentine’s Day to enjoy a night bursting with community pride.  Red attire is encouraged, but not required. Individual tickets are $30, and tables of ten are available for $500, which includes preferential seating and visible labeling of your business.  We are excited for you and your business to join us for this extraordinary evening.  Please make your reservation TODAY by calling Chelsea, Cathey, or Lezley at the Chamber of Commerce, (903) 885-6515, or by stopping by to visit at 128-A Jefferson Street (off College St.) in Sulphur Springs.

The Pilot Club is currently accepting nominations for Caregiver of the Year.  These nomination forms can also be picked up at the Chamber of Commerce office.  Finally, Beta Sigma Phi is accepting nominations for Woman of the Year.  Nominations for this award should be mailed to Jimmie McEntire, P.O. BOX 72, Sulphur Springs, TX 75483.

Soulman’s Bar-B-Q is hosting their ribbon cutting celebration

Soulman’s Bar-B-Q is hosting their ribbon cutting celebration on Friday, February 1st at 11 a.m.  They are located at 1201 S. Broadway.  Please join us!

Hope Family Fellowship is hosting The Harvesters in concert

Hope Family Fellowship is hosting The Harvesters in concert on Saturday, February 2nd at 6 p.m. The concert is free with a love offering being received.  Hope Family Fellowship is located at 434 Jefferson Street in Sulphur Springs. For more information, go to their website at

Sulphur Springs Imaging holding an open house

Sulphur Springs Imaging, located at 109 Medical Circle in Sulphur Springs, is holding their third anniversary Open House on Tuesday, February 5th from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.  They invite you to join them for a come-and-go event with food, door prizes, and imaging information.  For more information, Contact Stacey Wetzel at (903) 495-8100.

Flowerland Florist will host a ribbon cutting celebration

Flowerland Florist, located at 411 Gilmer in Sulphur Springs, will host a ribbon cutting celebration with their new owners on Monday, February 11th at noon.  Please make plans to attend and welcome the new owners to Flowerland.

Texas A&M- Commerce hosting Career Fair

Texas A&M – Commerce Career Development is hosting a Non-Profit Career and Internship Fair on Tuesday, February 12th from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the RSC Conference Rooms.  Cost is $75 and includes one table for volunteer and intern recruitment, two lunch tickets, and two hours of student engagement.  Please register at

Ribbon Cuttings:

Chaffer’s Place Academy & Arts hosted ribbon cutting

Chaffer’s Place Academy & Arts hosted their ribbon cutting celebration at 410 Main Street in Sulphur Springs on Tuesday, January 29th at noon.  Chaffer’s Place Academy & Arts will serve as a homeschooling entity as well as venue for local art and music education.

Author: Staff Reporter

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