Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce Chamber Connection for 7/13

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Guess what time it is????  It’s time to turn in your t-shirt designs for the 48th Annual Stew Contest!!!  The Chamber will be accepting submitted designs from Monday, July 17th through Monday, July 31st.  The submitted entries will be voted on by the Chamber Board of Directors, and the winner will be announced on August 10th.  If your design wins the t-shirt contest, it will be used on all shirts, hoodies, and marketing for the 48th Annual Stew Contest!  Email your designs to Lezley@HopkinsChamber.org. We can’t wait to see the entries!!!!

 

Sulphur Springs Public Library presents their Summer Reading Program for June and July

The Sulphur Springs Library is hosting a summer reading program called Knights and Princesses Summer Reading Program 2017.  Every Tuesday at 3 p.m., they offer multiplayer Minecraft. Storytime for all ages will be held on Tuesday, July 18th and Tuesday, July 25th at 10:30 a.m. They will also have Storytime for the Ages on Thursday, July 20th at 6 p.m.

 

The Fall Festival is hosting a Splish Splash Water Bash on Saturday, July 15th

The Fall Festival is hosting a Splish Splash Water Bash on Saturday, July 15th on Celebration Plaza from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.  Kids 12 and under are free of charge, and age 13 and up will cost $5.  Kids five and under must be accompanied by an adult.  Drinks and snow cones will be for sale.  Make plans to spend the afternoon enjoying a day of fun in the water!

 

The Reilly Springs Jamboree is hosting Jacoby Smith on Saturday, July 15th

Jacoby Smith and his band made up of Brandon, Brian and Mark Reed are all local musicians. Their band Moonlight Twang got started in 2013, then a series of personal tragedies occurred. In early 2017 the band reunited, and are thrilled to be back with real country music that all ages enjoy. See them Saturday July 15 at 7p.m. Hopkins County’s original music venue is smoke-and-alcohol-free family country and gospel entertainment, held each month on the third-Saturday night. Contact Enola Gay at 903-438-3568 or Roger Reed at 903-348-7114.

 

The Venue at 219 is hosting an Open House with its new owners on Thursday, July 20th at 5 p.m.

The Venue at 219, located at 219 Main Street in Sulphur Springs, is hosting an Open House and ribbon cutting celebration with its new owners on Thursday, July 20th from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.  Stop by for music, food, beverages, and to check out this wonderful venue!

 

The Texas Workforce Commission is hosting a Texas Business Conference on Friday, July 21

The Texas Workforce Commission is hosting a Texas Business Conference on Friday, July 21 at the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center in Athens from 8:45 a.m. to 3:40 p.m. This conference provides information for employers, HR professionals, business owners, and anyone who manages employees. To register, call 512-463-6389 or visit www.texasworkforce.org/tbc.

 

Community Players presents The Lion King Jr. July 21-22

Community Players presents The Lion King Jr. on Friday, July 21st at 7 p.m., Saturday, July 22nd at 7 p.m., and Sunday, July 23rd at 2 p.m.  All performances will be held at the Sulphur Springs High School Auditorium.  Tickets are $15.00 at the door or available online at www.mstsulphursprings.com.

 

Etiquette by Emily is hosting a Business Etiquette Breakdown on Tuesday, July 25th

Etiquette by Emily is hosting Business Etiquette Breakdown on Tuesday, July 25th from 5:15 until 6:15 at The Oaks Bed & Breakfast. The course is being offered free of charge.  This course will help you become more comfortable and confident in a business atmosphere with resume building, learning introductions and practical application with key community business leaders! Reserve your spot today by calling (903) 243-6222.

 

Hunt County Regional is offering July Mobile Mammography Coach in Sulphur Springs

Hunt County Regional Hospital is offering the Tubby Adkisson Memorial Mobile Mammography Coach on July 27th in the Spring Village Shopping Center in Sulphur Springs. All insurances accepted at Hunt Regional are also accepted for the Mobile Mammography Coach, including Medicare and Medicaid. They can also help with payment resources for uninsured/income-eligible women or those who choose to pay cash. For help with payment resources please call The Bridge Breast Network at (214) 821-3820 x 21. To schedule individual screening mammograms, please call (903) 408-5010. Appointments and pre-registration are requested.

 

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ECHO Print & Design Studio hosted their Grand Re-Opening on Wednesday, July 12th at noon

ECHO Print & Design Studio hosted their Grand Re-Opening Celebration at their remodeled location, 401 Church Street Suite A, on Wednesday, July 12th at noon. ECHO Print & Design Studio offers a wide assortment of options for your printed and graphic design needs.

 

Have a wonderful weekend!!

 

–Lezley

 

 

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