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Chamber Connection: Blood Drive, Fall Roundup, Food Pantry Drive Among Local November Activities

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By Lezley Brown, President/CEO, Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce

Lezley Brown

I’m excited to let you know that we have begun work on the 2021 Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce Directory. We distribute over 7,000 of these directories to visitors, relocation hopefuls, and even hometown heroes who are interested in learning more about our local businesses.

They include historical information as well as all the things to see and do in Hopkins County. The best part is, they include an alphabetical and categorical listing of your business.

LeeAnn Peugh, with Echo Publishing, will be contacting you in the next few weeks to see if you are interested in placing an ad in the directory. The rates are affordable, and one of the best ways to represent your business. I hope you will consider this a wise investment with over 7,000 opportunities for business exposure. You may also contact the Chamber, and I will pass your information along to her.

I’m proud to produce this book telling all about the place we love. I hope you will join me in the journey!

Soulman’s is Hosting a Blood Drive

Soulman’s Bar-B-Que is hosting a blood drive on Monday, Nov. 16, from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. You can make an appointment at https://www.carterbloodcare.org/community-blood-drives/. Anyone who donates blood gets a $5 off $10 purchase to Soulman’s!

Wesley United Methodist Church is hosting their Fall Roundup

Wesley United Methodist Church is hosting their annual Fall Roundup on Saturday, Nov. 21, from noon until 3 p.m. It will be a drive through this year, and quarts may be purchased under the covered driveway on the East side of the building. Quarts cost $10 each and you may purchase chicken stew, beef stew, or chili. Wesley Methodist is located at 614 Texas Street in Sulphur Springs.

Goodwill is hosting a Food Pantry Drive in November

Goodwill of Sulphur Springs is spending the month on November thinking of those in need. They are asking for non-perishable food items to help stock up our local food pantries. PLEASE drop the items off at the Goodwill Retail Store, and they will deliver to our local Food Pantries. This drive will take place the whole month of November.

Business Highlight

Muddy Jake’s Sports Grille and Pub

During the year 2020, The Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce is highlighting a business each week. Please join me in congratulating our Business of the Week for November 12, Muddy Jakes. You can read biographical stories at the Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce’s Facebook page and Instagram page.

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Author: Faith Huffman

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