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Post 66 Welcomes 100th Member During American Legion’s 100th Year
Jul02

Post 66 Welcomes 100th Member During American Legion’s 100th Year

American Legion Post 66 welcomes its 100th member Photo by Post 66 Commander Andy Lowen Hopkins County American Legion Post 66 welcomed it’s 100th member during the American Legion’s 100th year celebration. William R. Cassy Jr. is also currently elected as the post JAG as well as post trustee. The American Legion was chartered by Congress in 1919 as a patriotic veterans organization. Focusing on service to veterans,...

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American Legion Post #66 Needs Members
Sep12

American Legion Post #66 Needs Members

The local American Legion Post #66 is having a meeting Saturday afternoon at 1:30 p.m. at the Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce office in an attempt to increase their numbers and to get youth and women involved with their group. Rick Collins with the American Legion Post discussed some of this on KSST’s Good Morning Show with Enola Gay Friday morning. The American Legion Post #66 in Sulphur Springs is hoping to recruit some new...

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Chamber Connection: VFW And American Legion Host Sept. 10 Blood Drive At Brookshire’s
Sep09

Chamber Connection: VFW And American Legion Host Sept. 10 Blood Drive At Brookshire’s

By Butch Burney, CEO/President, Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce, [email protected] Past cooks have until Friday, Sept. 23, to register for the 53rd Annual Hopkins County Stew Festival and retain their site from last year. If you have cooked stew in the past or want to for the first time, now is the time to register for Stew Fest, presented by Alliance Bank. The Stew Festival is Saturday, Oct. 22, with Friday night...

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American Legion, VFW Hosting March 12 Blood Drive
Mar08

American Legion, VFW Hosting March 12 Blood Drive

American Legion Post 66 and VFW Post 8560 will host a blood drive in the Carter BloodCare bus in Brookshire’s parking lot May 1, 2021 American Legion Post 66 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8560 are hosting the Carter BloodCare bus Saturday in Brookshire’s parking lot, 809 Gilmer St. in Sulphur Springs. The March 12 blood drive will be conducted from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Every donation is appreciated. Donor Eligibility Blood...

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Sept. 11 Blood Drive A Success, American Legion And VFW Officials Report
Sep13

Sept. 11 Blood Drive A Success, American Legion And VFW Officials Report

American Legion Post 66 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8560 host blood drive Sept. 11, 2021. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8560 and American Legion Post 66 officials honored those killed in the 9/11 terror attacks by hosting the Carter BloodCare’s mobile unit for a blood drive Saturday. Group officers report it was another successful blood drive, with 39 volunteering and 33 units actually collected. American Legion Post 66...

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American Legion, VFW Hosting May 1 Blood Drive
Apr29

American Legion, VFW Hosting May 1 Blood Drive

American Legion Post 66 and VFW Post 8560 will host a blood drive in the Carter BloodCare bus in Brookshire’s parking lot May 1, 2021 American Legion Post 66 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8560 are hosting the Carter BloodCare bus Saturday in Brookshire’s parking lot, 809 Gilmer St. in Sulphur Springs. The May 1 blood drive will be conducted from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. According to Carter BloodCare, more than 3,500 blood...

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Give Blood: American Legion and Carter Blood Care
Sep10

Give Blood: American Legion and Carter Blood Care

Sulphur Springs American Legion Post 66 is hosting a blood drive to help save lives. Everyone in Sulphur Springs, Hopkins County and all of North East Texas mark your calendar on September 12th from 0900 till 1500… that’s 9am till 3:00pm for the civilians. The Carter Blood Care bus will be at Bookshires in Sulphur Springs. Stop by say hi and save a life. Thank you in advance!

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American Legion and VFW Team up with Carter Blood Care
Jun16

American Legion and VFW Team up with Carter Blood Care

Sulphur Springs American Legion Post 66 and VFW post 8560 are hosting a blood drive to help save lives. Everyone in Sulphur Springs, Hopkins County and all of North East Texas mark your calendar on 27 June 2020 from 0900 till 1430… that’s 9am till 2:30pm for the civilians. The Carter Blood Care bus will be at Bookshires in Sulphur Springs. Stop by say hi and save a life. Anyone needing more information abou the blood drive...

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Hopkins County Marine Corps League and American Legion Raise Flags for Memorial Day
May29

Hopkins County Marine Corps League and American Legion Raise Flags for Memorial Day

The proclamation issued by President Donald Trump this morning said; “We pause again to pray for the souls of the heroes who one century ago never returned home after helping restore peace in Europe.” On Memorial Day it is customary for Presidents to honor veterans who died in service to our country. The Hopkins County Marine Corps League 1357 and American Legion 66 raised the flags at Celebration plaza, at noon today in...

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Chamber Connection – March 9: Golf Tourney, Kids Kingdom Rehab, Marketing Speaker, After Hours Mixer Among Upcoming Activities
Mar09

Chamber Connection – March 9: Golf Tourney, Kids Kingdom Rehab, Marketing Speaker, After Hours Mixer Among Upcoming Activities

By Butch Burney, Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce President/CEO, [email protected] Get your registration in now for the 33rd Annual Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament, coming to Sulphur Springs Country Club on Friday, April 8. Last year, we had 35 teams participate in the fun day of golfing, and we hope to have more this year. The tournament format is a six-person scramble, with the low net team putting their names on the...

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