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Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce Chamber Connection-March 15th




Chamber Connection-March 15th


It’s filling up fast!  The 29th Annual Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament will be held at the Sulphur Springs Country Club on Friday, April 13th.  Just like last year, we will have morning and afternoon tee times.  Please consider bringing a team and enjoying a very fun day of golf and prizes!  We have limited availability, so let us know as soon as possible if interested.  Teams are already signing up!  Give us a call at (903) 885-6515 for additional information!


Community Players hosts a Patron Appreciation Night

Community Players will be hosting a Patron Appreciation Night on Thursday, March 15th from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.  It will be located at the Main Street Theatre at 225 A/B on Main Street in Sulphur Springs.  Community Players has provided entertainment for Hopkins County for over 35 years.  As a thank you and to share their goals for 2018, they are hosting this appreciation night with light snacks, cocktails, and live entertainment.  They are gearing up for their upcoming production of The Women of Lockerbie, so you may attend the dress rehearsal as well from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. that night.  Please visit www.communityplayersinc.com for more information.


Community Players present The Women of Lockerbie

The Community Players are preparing their debut of The Women of Lockerbie on March 16-18th, and March 23-25.  The play will run on Fridays and Saturdays at 7 p.m., and Sundays at 2 p.m.  The Main Street Theatre is located at 225 Main Street in Sulphur Springs.  For ticket information, visit www.communityplayersinc.com.


Super Handy Celebrates its 70th Anniversary

Super Handy is celebrating its 70th Anniversary on Saturday, March 17th!  They will have daily store specials the week of March 12th – 17th.  Check them out on Facebook and enter a chance to win the grand prize.  On Saturday, March 17th, the Broadway location will be serving free hot dogs and hot links from 11:00 to 1:00, and when you purchase your gasoline there from 9:00 to 3:00, they’ll pump it for you and wash your windows, just like the good old days!!!  Come on out to Super Handy and celebrate 70 years in business!


Lil 4’s Club hosts an Anniversary Party

Lil 4’s Club, located at 200 Fuller Street in Sulphur Springs, is hosting a one-year anniversary party on Saturday, March 17th from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Make plans to enjoy gumbo or BBQ, silent auction/garage sale, train rides, hay rides, raffles, and live entertainment.  All money received will be donated to the Lil 4’s upcoming events for their kids!!


Operation Victor Echo Tango will host their ribbon cutting celebration

Operation Victor Echo Tango will host their ribbon cutting celebration on Monday, March 19th at 12:15 p.m. at the Chamber of Commerce located at 300 Connally Street in Sulphur Springs.  Operation Victor Echo Tango is a non-profit organization assisting veterans in multiple ways.  Please make plans to come by and learn about this new venture in Hopkins County!


Sulphur Springs Elementary School is hosting the Harlem Wizards!

For the first time ever, Sulphur Springs Elementary School is hosting the Harlem Wizards!  They will be coming to town on March 19th at the SSHS gymnasium. The SSES PTO is excited to announce that the “Wacky Wildcats” will be taking on the Wizards.  There are two easy ways to purchase tickets.  You can stop by the SSES office located on Bell Street in Sulphur Springs, or you can purchase online at www.harlemwizrds.com. general admission is $10.00, VIP tickets are $20.00, and courtside plus backstage passes are $30.00.  Make sure and join in on this fun night!


Heart of Hope is hosting an educational presentation

Heart of Hope is hosting an educational presentation entitled “Human Trafficking, It’s Closer Than You Think” on Tuesday, March 20th from 6:15 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Sulphur Springs Middle School located at 835 Wildcat Way in Sulphur Springs.  The speaker scheduled for the evening is Laurie McGehee, manager of Probation services in Shreveport, Louisiana.  She will discuss topics such as: warning signs of individuals being trafficked, how to protect your child, how to report a tip, and how to connect with anti-trafficking services in your area.  For more information, please visit the Northeast Texas Heart of Hope Facebook page.


Hunt Regional is offering January Mobile Mammography Coach in Sulphur Springs

Hunt Regional Hospital is offering the Tubby Adkisson Memorial Mobile Mammography Coach on Thursday, March 22nd 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.


Rock Creek Health & Rehab is holding a fundraiser for Darla Porter

Rock Creek Health & Rehab, located at 1414 College Street in Sulphur Springs, is holding a fundraiser for Darla Porter on March 23rd from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  This is a BBQ lunch of sliced brisket, potato salad, baked, beans, pickle, onion, bread, cookie, and a drink for $8.00.  All orders for delivery should be turned in by March 21st.  All proceeds go to Darla Porter for medical expenses and cancer treatment.  To make your order reservation, call (903) 439-0107.


Tim Halcomb Allstate is hosting their Ribbon Cutting Celebration

Tim Halcomb Allstate is hosting their Ribbon Cutting Celebration on Wednesday, March 28th at noon.  Their office is located at 319 Main Street in Sulphur Springs.  Come meet Tim and his crew, enjoy some refreshments, and learn about what his office can do for your insurance needs.


AgriLife Extension offers Rebalancing Work & Life Webinar

The Military Families Learning Network (MFLN) is providing a free monthly webinar in partnership with USDA, U.S. Department of Defense, and Extension.  The March 28 webinar will take place at 10:00 a.m.  To sign up, go to: https://learn.extension.org/events/3261.  To join the webinar, use the ‘event location’ link designated for each webinar and follow directions within the site.  The MFLN offers both continuing education credit (CE) and certificates of completion for webinars.  Additional webinars will take place April 25, May 23, and June 13, 2018.  For more information, call the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Office – Hopkins County – at 903-885-3443.


Heart of Hope is hosting a 3K and Family Fun Run

Heart of Hope, a pregnancy resource center located at 407 South Davis in Sulphur Springs, is hosting a 3K & Family Fun Run on Saturday, April 7th beginning at Celebration Plaza in Sulphur Springs.  Check-in and on site late registration will be available at 9:00 a.m.  The 3K Run will kick off at 10:00 a.m., and the Family Fun Run (1/2 mile) starts at 10:45 a.m.  Pre-registration deadline is March 22 in which the Family Fun Run cost is $10, and the 3K cost is $20.  Late registration costs change to $15 and $25 respectively.  Awards will be given to the top 3 qualifiers of the 3K Race at 11:15 a.m.  For more information, visit www.sulphurspringspregnancy.com.


Pilot Club hosts their Spring Fundraiser

The Pilot Club of Sulphur Springs is hosting their Spring Fundraiser on Saturday, April 7th at 7 p.m. at the Hopkins County Regional Civic Center.  They are doing it “Branson Style” with music and entertainment by Robert Joe Vandygriff.  A $30 ticket includes meal and entertainment.  $5.00 also buys chances for themed gift baskets and a trip for two.  Tickets can be purchased through Pay Pal at www.sspilotclub.org.  For additional information call (903) 348-5099, (903) 243-0979, or (903) 438-7153.


Cedar Canyon hosts the Inaugural Veteran’s Freedom Ball

Cedar Canyon is hosting the Inaugural Hopkins County Veteran’s Freedom Ball on April 7 from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.  This event is to honor our active and retired Military here in Hopkins County and, equally as important – to raise money for continued maintenance, upkeep, and updates to the Memorial and to engrave the remaining names of Veterans on the Walls.  The entire debt in building this $1.2 million Memorial was retired within the first three years; however, there is no perpetual funding available.  The goal with this very first Freedom Ball is to breathe new life into the Memorial Committee, raise awareness in the community for the needs of the Memorial itself, and to engrave the remaining 2000 names on the Walls.  Several hundred visitors come each year to the Plaza in Sulphur Springs to see this amazing, moving, and beautiful tribute.  For pricing and ticket information, visit www.hcfreedomball.com.


Danna’s Buffalo Girls will hold their grand opening and ribbon cutting

To kick-off the flea market style and swap, the Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce will host a Ribbon Cutting Celebration on April 12th, 12:00 p.m. at The Hopkins County Regional Civic Center.  Early shopping will begin immediately following the ribbon cutting until 6 p.m.  Visit www.dannasfleamarketstyle.com or call 903-439-7091 for more information.


Danna’s Buffalo Girls’ Flea Market Style/Swap on April 12-14, at 8:00 a.m.

Danna’s Buffalo Girls’ will be having a flea market style/swap event April 12, 13 & 14 beginning at 8:00 a.m. at the Hopkins County Regional Civic Center. Vendors are wanted as well as shoppers and “junque” lovers who are ready to shop, swap, and eat. Early shopping will be held on Thursday April 12th from noon to 6, and the first 50 shoppers will be presented a goody bag filled with donations by local merchants.  The entry fee on Thursday is $10 and will go to the “Save the Trolley” fund.  The entry fee on Friday and Saturday is $5. Visit www.dannasfleamarketstyle.com or call 903-439-7091 for more information.


Have a wonderful weekend!






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