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Chamber Connection- April 9
Apr08

Chamber Connection- April 9

By Lezley Brown, CEO/President, Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce Here are a few things I wanted to share with you today… I’m seeing some of the most beautiful and heartwarming things happening in our community. We have such good people doing such good things. Keep it up, my friends… I think we are in for a long haul. But don’t think about the long haul, just think about today. How can I make today awesome for someone? My youngest...

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Meal A Day Menu — April 6-10, 2020
Apr05

Meal A Day Menu — April 6-10, 2020

The Senior Citizens Center may be temporarily closed along with Sulphur Springs Public Library and city lobbies due to COVID-19, but the dedicated Meal A Day volunteers continue to work five days a week preparing and delivering meals to shut-ins in the community. The Meal-A Day Menu for April 6-10, 2020, as reported by Senior Citizens Center Director Karon Weatherman on March 30 includes: Monday — Chicken and Dressing Casserole,...

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Brookshire Grocery Offers Discount For Emergency And Critical Service Providers
Apr03

Brookshire Grocery Offers Discount For Emergency And Critical Service Providers

Brookshire Grocery Co. today announced a discount for emergency and critical service providers as well as a new policy regarding reusable bags as well. Discounts Brookshire’s is offering a discount on store brand items to critical and emergency service responders through May 5. According to a GSC announcement, the discount applies for all: Emergency first responders — EMS, fire department and law enforcement...

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Social Security Recipients Will Automatically Receive Economic Impact Payments
Apr03

Social Security Recipients Will Automatically Receive Economic Impact Payments

For those wondering, Social Security beneficiaries were approved to receive an Economic Impact Payment. Like the Americans within the income levels established in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security or CARES Act, Social Security beneficiaries won’t have to do anything except wait for the payment to be disbursed, according to the U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service. “Social Security...

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Express Transport Offering Elderly Care Packages For Those In Need
Apr03

Express Transport Offering Elderly Care Packages For Those In Need

Express Transportation is offering free grocery delivery to Northeast Texas elderly in need by offering elderly care packages, which include the basic essentials which might be hard to obtain in stores during the COVID-19 pandemic. “Many elderly are confined to their homes due to their immune systems or not being of good health preventing them from getting to the stores. We have coordinated with businesses throughout Northeast...

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Chamber Connection-April 2
Apr01

Chamber Connection-April 2

Lezley Brown By Lezley Brown, CEO/President, Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce Several of you who know me know I do not have Facebook on my phone. I check it at the Chamber as it is an important tool for us to share happiness and positivity. I took it off my phone after finally realizing it causes me some anxiety and overall disgust. I’m appalled at how people will say anything … absolutely anything, because there is no...

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Clearing The Path For A New Senior Citizens Center
Mar28

Clearing The Path For A New Senior Citizens Center

Work continued this week, clearing the path for construction of a new Senior Citizens Center, to be constructed on Oak Avenue. An old structure on Oak Avenue was torn down this week and the site will be cleared off so that a new activity center for senior citizens can be constructed on the property. In the Nov. 5, 2019 Election 77.49 percent of Sulphur Springs residents casting ballots voted to allow up to $200,000 per year in...

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Chamber Connection – March 26, 2020
Mar26

Chamber Connection – March 26, 2020

By Lezley Brown, Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce President/CEO I have found myself at a complete loss for words lately.  I wasn’t even sure what to include in the Chamber Connection this week … what is relevant, what is important, what is changing so fast that we can’t even keep up?  Then I remembered a poem I read at the Chamber banquet in February. I dug it out, reread it, and found some comfort … so I’m passing it along to you....

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Meal A Day Menu For March 23-27, 2020
Mar23

Meal A Day Menu For March 23-27, 2020

Below is the most recent menu provided to KSST Radio for the Meal A Day Menu for March 23-27, 2020 Monday — Chicken Patties, Mashed Potatoes with Gravy, Green Beans and a Roll Tuesday — Beef Spaghetti, English Peas and Garlic Toast   Wednesday — Sliced Ham, Scalloped Potatoes and California Blend Vegetables Thursday — Chicken, Broccoli and Rice Casserole, Pickled Beets and Tomato Wedges Friday — Sloppy...

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Chamber Connection – March 19, 2020
Mar19

Chamber Connection – March 19, 2020

By Lezley Brown, CEO/President Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce We have woken up this morning continuing to live in strange, strange times. The truth is we are walking in uncharted waters, and things are going to continue to change by the hour. I want you to know that we understand you are sitting at your business wondering what to do, and quite honestly, might be pushing the pause button on fear because you know there’s just no...

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