Chamber Connection – March 6th

By Butch Burney

March 7, 2024 – If you’re looking for a networking outlet, or just want to have a little social hour with friends, come to our next Cocktails and Conversation mixer, hosted by the Haus of Sabo at their new studio located at 206 Church St. The mixer will be from 5-6 p.m. on Thursday, March 7.

You don’t have to be a Chamber of Commerce member to attend and there is no charge.

Cocktails and Conversation is an opportunity to get to know others, network and have fun.

Come and enjoy some cocktails and conversation.

Total Solar Eclipse!

Need glasses for the upcoming Total Solar Eclipse? Want a T-shirt and sticker? We know where you can get them.

We have eclipse merchandise at the Chamber of Commerce, including T-shirts, stickers and glasses. With tens of thousands of visitors targeting Hopkins County for April 8, don’t wait until the last minute.

The Chamber has an eclipse website,, in which you can upload information about events, attractions, lodging, retail shops and restaurants. That will be the information clearinghouse for what is happening in Hopkins County on April 8 and the weekend leading up to that day.

We will be hosting a free concert on Saturday, April 6, downtown, featuring The Paper Dolls, Jason Waldon and the Alibis and Dubb and the Luv Machines. Plus, there will be vendors’ market at The Venue at 219 that weekend.

Check out the website, upload information and get prepared!

Chamber Golf Tournament

Registration is now open for the 35th Annual Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament, which is set for Friday, May 3. Teams can register online at the Chamber website:, or we can email you the registration form.

The tournament is limited to 43 teams – 18 in the morning and 25 in the afternoon. Tee times are based on first-come basis.

The cost for a team of six is $750, which includes a morning or afternoon tee time, three carts and six lunches.

55+ Health Fair

The ROC at First Baptist Church will be the host for the 55+ Health Fair on Wednesday, April 10, from 9 a.m. to noon.

Included in the fair will be therapy, blood sugar check, pre-need funeral plans, medical equipment, home health information and more.

For more information, call Karon Weatherman at 903-243-3255.

Solar Eclipse Art Exhibit

The Hopkins County Infinity 4-H Club is coordinating a Solar Eclipse Art Exhibit with age divisions separated in 7-under, 8-12, 13-18 and 19 and over.

Entries will be accepted through Aprilf 12, at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Office. 

The maximum entry size is 16×20 inches. Dsiplay dates will be April 15-19 in the Extension Office classroom.

All Hopkins County resident are eligible to submit art. Science and art teachers are encouraged to promote this opportunity with students.

For more information, contact Lisa Sprague at 903-885-3443 or Johanna Hicks at 903-243—425.

Plant Sale

The Sulphur Springs Church of the Nazarene will have a Plant sale April 4-6 at the church located at 1300 South League St.

Ribbon Cuttings

Haus of Sabo will have a ribbon cutting at noon on Friday, March 8, at their new location at 206 Church St. Please join us for this event.

Pate Cottage AirBnB will have a ribbon cutting and Open House on Monday, March 11. The ribbon cutting will be at noon at 720 Connally St. The Open House will be from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the same site. Everyone is invited to both events.

Bella Nova will host a ribbon cutting at noon on Friday, March 15, at the Chamber Office. Everyone is invited.

Texas Hops and Chops steakhouse at Backstory Brewery will host a ribbon cutting at noon on Monday, March 18. Please join us for this event.

Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce logo Sulphur Springs Texas
Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce logo Sulphur Springs Texas

Author: Matt Janson

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