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Chamber Connection – May 1, 2024

By Butch Burney

The annual Cinco de Mayo celebration will get going at lunchtime Saturday and continue into the evening at Celebration Plaza. Everyone is invited to join the food and fun in downtown Sulphur Springs. Several bands will be playing throughout the day and there will be food stations and vendors.

County wide Clean Up Hopkins County Clean Up Days are Friday, May 3, from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.; and Saturday, May 4, 7 a.m. to noon. If you live in the county, your collection site will be your corresponding precinct barn.

Bouquets and Bubbly Pop-Up
Beauty Grace Lifestyle Shop will host a Bouquets and Bubbly pop-up event from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 4.

You can celebrate Mother’s Day early and support local small businesses. There will be mimosas, a food truck, fresh flowers, local vendors and an opportunity to have a mini photo session with a local photographer.

Wishes Charity Golf Tournament
Heritage Home Health and Hospice is sponsoring the inaugural Wishes Charity Golf Tournament, with drinks, music and food, on Friday, June 7, at Sulphur Springs Country Club. The shotgun start for the four-person teams is 1:30 p.m. Registration is $500 and includes two golf carts, four meal tickets and range balls.

Proceeds will be used to grant wishes for Heritage’s hospice patients. For more information, contact Stacy White at 918-471-7397, Cindy Mills at 903-474-1027, Mia Herrera at 903-588-0636 or Tommy Dixon at 903-278-9921.

Lake Country CASA’s Derby Fundraiser

Support Lake Country CASA’s mission of advocating for local children in foster care with horse racing, live music and fun from 4-7 p.m. Saturday, May 4, at The Diamond at Star E Ranch in Miller Grove. With your ticket, you will receive two drink tickets and appetizers. There will be a Best Dressed competition and the music will be provided by Songbird Jones.

I Saw The Light
The North East Texas Choral Society will be presenting their spring concert, “I Saw The Light,” this weekend at the SSHS Auditorium. It will feature the most beloved gospel hymns. The concert is Saturday, May 4, at 7 p.m., and Sunday, May 5, at 2 p.m.

Alliance Bank’s New Faces
Alliance Bank’s downtown branch will host a come-and-go event to introduce their “All-Star Bankers” from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, May 7. The branch is located at 100 Jefferson St.

Main Street Theatre
Main Street Theatre presents “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” Friday and Saturday, May 17- 18, at 7 p.m., and Sunday, May 19, at 3 p.m. The theatrical performance will feature students in the theater program of the Christian Home Educators of Sulphur Springs (CHESS) homeschool co-op. Tickets can be purchased at

Baccalaureate Ceremony

A Baccalaureate ceremony for the SSISD Class of 2024 will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 16, in the High School Auditorium. The ceremony will include the SSHS choir ensemble, speakers from the community and a keynote address from Jason Brown, CEO and President of Marketplace Chaplains. The Baccalaureate is sponsored by the Hopkins County Christian Alliance. For more information, email Rev. Peter McNabb at [email protected].

Mammogram Screening

Hunt Regional Healthcare’s Tubby Adkisson Mobile Mammography Coach will be in the area twice in the next few weeks. It will be at Texas A&M-Commerce on May 22 and at the Spring Village Shopping Center on May 23. To schedule a screening or for more information on insurance, call 903-408-5010.

Ribbon Cutting
Southern Charm Soft Wash hosted a ribbon cutting at the Chamber. Please welcome them to the business community.

The Good Book Nutrition Nook held a ribbon cutting at their kiosk inside the Good News
bookstore on South Broadway Street. Stop by for health and nutrition products.

American Lawn and Landscaping will have a ribbon cutting at noon on Tuesday, May 7, in the
Chamber office at 110 Main St. Everyone is invited to this event.

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