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Blue Santa Toy Drive, Main Street Market, Lighted Parade, Choral Concert, Tree Raffle, Park Christmas Scheduled Over The Next Week
Dec01

Blue Santa Toy Drive, Main Street Market, Lighted Parade, Choral Concert, Tree Raffle, Park Christmas Scheduled Over The Next Week

Chamber Connection – Dec. 1, 2021 By Butch Burney As 2021 comes to an end, it is time to get nominations in for those individuals and businesses that have been outstanding this year. Nominations are being accepted for Citizen of the Year, Woman of the Year, Small and Large Businesses of the Year and other superlative recognitions. The awards will be announced at the Chamber’s membership banquet on Thursday, Feb. 10, at the...

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Chamber Connection – Nov. 24: Lots Of Seasonal Events Coming Up
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Chamber Connection – Nov. 24: Lots Of Seasonal Events Coming Up

By Butch Burney Here is wishing everyone a Happy Thanksgiving! It’s hard to believe that 2021 is almost over. I hope you enjoy the holiday with family and friends – and then hit our local stores on Black Friday and Small Business Saturday. Check out our website on Wednesday (or after) to see the Small Business Saturday deals from our local merchants. Just go to HopkinsChamber.org and on the home page, click on the “Featured Events”...

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Chamber Connection: Small Businesses In Sulphur Springs To Participate In Pink Friday, Nov. 19
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Chamber Connection: Small Businesses In Sulphur Springs To Participate In Pink Friday, Nov. 19

By Butch Burney I’m excited to let you know that we have begun work on the 2022 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...

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Chamber Connection – Nov. 10: After Hours Mixer, Lighted  Parade, CASA Fundraiser, Turkey Trot On Tap
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Chamber Connection – Nov. 10: After Hours Mixer, Lighted Parade, CASA Fundraiser, Turkey Trot On Tap

Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce logo Sulphur Springs Texas By Butch Burney I’m excited to let you know that we have begun work on the 2022 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...

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Chamber Connection: Wall That Heals, Car Show, Mabel’s Foundation, Miracles Made On Connally, Turkey Trot
Nov03

Chamber Connection: Wall That Heals, Car Show, Mabel’s Foundation, Miracles Made On Connally, Turkey Trot

The Wall That Heals By Butch Burney The Wall That Heals, the Vietnam Veterans replica memorial, will be in Sulphur Springs Nov. 4-7, at the Sulphur Springs High School track. The three-quarter sized replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall in Washington, D.C., along with a Mobile Education Center, arrived in Sulphur Springs on Tuesday, escorted by Patriot Guard Riders, law enforcement, and fire department personnel.  This...

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Oct. 27, 2021, Chamber Connection: Halloween Activities, Wall That Heals, Antique Car Show, Charity Fundraiser Planned
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Oct. 27, 2021, Chamber Connection: Halloween Activities, Wall That Heals, Antique Car Show, Charity Fundraiser Planned

By Butch Burney What a great turnout Saturday for the 52nd Annual World Championship Hopkins County Stew Contest! We had almost 150 cook sites and around 6,000 visitors to Buford Park for the contest, which included a market with more than 25 vendors, a Friday night appetizer contest and concert. Thanks to so many volunteers, including more than 60 high school students, who volunteered their time and energy to make the weekend truly...

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Chamber Connection: 52nd Annual World Championship Hopkins County Stew Contest To Be Held Saturday, Oct. 23
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Chamber Connection: 52nd Annual World Championship Hopkins County Stew Contest To Be Held Saturday, Oct. 23

By Butch Burney It’s stew time in Sulphur Springs! Saturday is the 52nd Annual World Championship Hopkins County Stew Contest, sponsored by Alliance Bank, Alliance Bank Financial Services and Galyean Insurance, at Buford Park. Get there on Friday to check out more than two dozen market vendors, who will be set up on the south side of the square, stay for the appetizer contest and get ready for Dubb and the Luv Machines in concert from...

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Chamber Connection – September 22, 2021: Jay Hodge Chevrolet is Hosting Their First Business Before Hours Networking Event
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Chamber Connection – September 22, 2021: Jay Hodge Chevrolet is Hosting Their First Business Before Hours Networking Event

By Butch Burney Jay Hodge Chevrolet is hosting the first Business Before Hours networking event from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 28. Join us for coffee, juice and donuts as you connect with other businessmen and women.  Jay Hodge Chevrolet is located on Wildcat Way. This is the first networking event of the fall, and will be followed by a Business After Hours in October. Strong Town Seminar Neal Barker, owner of Town...

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Chamber Connection – September 15, 2021: It’s Not Too Late For Stew Cooks To Register For Contest
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Chamber Connection – September 15, 2021: It’s Not Too Late For Stew Cooks To Register For Contest

By Butch Burney It’s not too late for stew cooks to get their registration forms in for the 52nd Annual World Championship Hopkins County Stew Contest, which will be held Saturday, Oct. 23, at Buford Park. Come by the Chamber office or send us an email and we will get the registration form to you. We are expecting a big turnout for this year’s event, so be sure and get your spot. We will have the north and south sides of the park open...

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Chamber Connection – September 8, 2021: One Week Left to Register as a Stew Contest Cook
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Chamber Connection – September 8, 2021: One Week Left to Register as a Stew Contest Cook

By Butch Burney The deadline is one week away for stew cooks to get their registration forms in for the 52nd Annual World Championship Hopkins County Stew Contest, which will be held Saturday, Oct. 23, at Buford Park. Come by the chamber office or send us an email and we will get the registration form to you or download one off our website, hopkinschamber.org. We are expecting a big turnout for this year’s event, so be sure and get...

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