Chamber Connection – May 18, 2022: Graphic Artists May Submit Logo For Total Solar Eclipse Contest
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Chamber Connection – May 18, 2022: Graphic Artists May Submit Logo For Total Solar Eclipse Contest

By Butch Burney Graphic artists are invited to submit a logo for the April 8, 2024 Total Solar Eclipse that will occur that afternoon. Sulphur Springs is on the centerpoint of the Path of Totality, which means we will assuredly have thousands of visitors that weekend. What that means is that Sulphur Springs and Hopkins County needs to gear up for that event. People travel from literally all over the world to witness a total solar...

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May 11 Chamber Connection: See You On The Centerline April 8, 2024 – For The Solar Eclipse!
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May 11 Chamber Connection: See You On The Centerline April 8, 2024 – For The Solar Eclipse!

By Butch Burney, Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce President/CEO, [email protected] If you Google “April 8, 2024,” the first thing that will pop up is a total solar eclipse that goes from southwest Texas to Maine. If you look closely, you will see Sulphur Springs is slap dab on the center point of the Path of Totality. What that means is that Sulphur Springs and Hopkins County needs to gear up for that event. People travel...

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Chamber Connection – May 4
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Chamber Connection – May 4

Upcoming Events: Mom’s Day Out, Spring Into Wellness, Mission Fundraiser, Choral Music Concert By Butch Burney, President/CEO of Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce, [email protected] I’ve always maintained that it’s good to be a guy. I’ve seen what women deal with as wives and mothers on a daily basis, and I don’t want that job. It’s way too hard. However, for the next week, it looks like it will be good to be a woman....

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Chamber Connection – April 27
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Chamber Connection – April 27

By Butch Burney Eat as much crawfish as you can and also help a great cause with Rotary Club’s Claws for a Cause benefit dinner from 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday, May 30, downtown. Proceeds will go to selected non-profits and scholarships. Tickets are still available for the crawfish dinner with fixings. Drinks will be available for purchase. Dub and The Love Machines will also be playing for the cause. Be a Kids Superhero You can be a...

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Chamber Connection – April 20
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Chamber Connection – April 20

Volunteers Needed April 22-23 To Help Rehab Kids Kingdom By Butch Burney This is the weekend that Kids Kingdom needs your help! The Sulphur Springs Leadership Class has selected to rehab Mary Bonham’s Kids Kingdom in Buford Park. And just like when it was constructed quarter-century ago, everyone is invited to help. Friday and Saturday, April 22-23, have been designated as work days to re-stain all the wood in Kids Kingdom and spread...

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April 13 Chamber Connection: Educational Lunch And Learn Coming Up On April 20
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April 13 Chamber Connection: Educational Lunch And Learn Coming Up On April 20

By Butch Burney Education will be the topic of the Chamber’s next Lunch and Learn, scheduled for 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 20, at The Oaks Bed and Breakfast. Cumby ISD faculty will be on hand to talk about their PTECH program and how student internships can benefit businesses and students alike. Sulphur Springs ISD Superintendent Mike Lamb will also be on hand to discuss the $93 million bond proposal that will go before...

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April 6 Chamber Connection – Lots of Upcoming Activities Planned This Month
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April 6 Chamber Connection – Lots of Upcoming Activities Planned This Month

Be A Super Hero April 7, Help With Kids Kingdom Rehab Weekend of April 22-23, School Days Lunch & Learn On April 20 By Butch Burney, Chamber CEO/President Kids Kingdom needs your help the weekend of April 22-23, just as it did when it was built 25 years ago. The Sulphur Springs Leadership Class has selected to rehab Mary Bonham’s Kids Kingdom in Buford Park. And just like when it was constructed quarter-century ago, everyone is...

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March 30 – Chamber Connection: Be a Kids’ Hero At CASA Superhero Virtual Walk Promoting Child Abuse Awareness
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March 30 – Chamber Connection: Be a Kids’ Hero At CASA Superhero Virtual Walk Promoting Child Abuse Awareness

Upcoming Chamber of Commerce Events Include Golf Tournament, School-Focused Lunch & Learn, Kids Kingdom Rehab Project, Marketing Seminar By Butch Burney Golfers have until noon Friday to enter the 33rd Annual Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament, coming to Sulphur Springs Country Club on Friday, April 8. The tournament format is a six-person scramble, with the low net team putting their names on the trophy. The morning tee time is...

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March 23 Chamber Connection – Golf Tourney, Cornhole Tourney, Kids Kingdom Repairs Planned
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March 23 Chamber Connection – Golf Tourney, Cornhole Tourney, Kids Kingdom Repairs Planned

By Butch Burney There are morning tee times still available for the 33rd Annual Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament, coming to Sulphur Springs Country Club on Friday, April 8. The tournament format is a six-person scramble, with the low net team putting their names on the trophy. There morning tee time is 8 a.m. Registration is $750 per team, and that includes three carts, 12 mulligans, six meals, range balls, company banner on hole...

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March 16 Chamber Connection – Business After Hours, Marketing Strategy Session Coming Up
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March 16 Chamber Connection – Business After Hours, Marketing Strategy Session Coming Up

By Butch Burney, Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Spots are filling up for the 33rd Annual Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament, coming to Sulphur Springs Country Club on Friday, April 8. Chamber Golf Tournament flyer The tournament format is a six-person scramble, with the low net team putting their names on the trophy.There are two tee times: 8 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. The morning group is limited to 18 teams, while the afternoon...

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