By Lezley Brown, President/CEO, Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce
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 all things to the 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!
Symphony League is hosting annual fundraiser as planned
The Symphony League will be hosting their annual auction this year on November 21 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. You can listen to the auction on KSST Radio or Channel 18, or you can view items on their Facebook page. This will be a fun, safe event that you can do from home! The phone number to call in to bid will be 903-885-0700.
Wesley United Methodist Church is hosting their Fall Roundup
Wesley United Methodist Church is hosting their annual Fall Roundup on Saturday, November 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.
Danna’s is hosting a re-grand opening
Danna’s and the Florist is hosting a grand re-opening celebration on Tuesday, November 24 at noon. Danna’s is located at 438 Gilmer Street. Please join us for the celebration!
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.
VFW Post 8560 hosted an anniversary ribbon cutting celebration
Our local VFW Post 8560 hosted an anniversary ribbon cutting celebration on Tuesday, November 10 at noon. The now are now offering food and beverages in the Canteen. Stop by anytime to check it out!
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, Northeast Texas Choral Society. You can read biographical stories at the Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce’s Facebook page and Instagram page.