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Chamber Connection by Butch Burney 06/18/24

Chamber Connection by Butch Burney 06/18/24
  • PublishedJune 19, 2024

Oncor Electric Delivery is hosting a lunch for electrical, HVAC, insulation, lighting, plumbing, remodeling, roofing, window contractors and engineering to learn about Oncor’s Energy Efficiency programs.

The programs are designed to benefit residential and business customers.

The lunch is scheduled from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. June 27 at the Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce.

Call the Chamber office for more information at 903-885-6515.

Stew is in the Air

It’s too hot for stew in June, but it’s not too early to begin thinking about the stew contest.

Stew cooks and sponsors, be looking for registration and sponsorship forms to be distributed in the next couple of weeks. This year’s theme for the 55th Annual Hopkins County Stew Contest on Oct. 26 is Stewper Heroes.

The registration cost will remain at $100 per stew site.

Willy Wonka

The Community Players will present Willy Wonka Jr., a musical, later this month at Main Street Theatre. Production times are June 21, 22 and 28 at 7 p.m., and June 23, 29 and 30 at 2 p.m.

Go to for more more information.

Independence Day Concert

The 32nd annual Independence Day Concert and Fireworks on the downtown square is set for Saturday, June 29, with the concert starting at 8 p.m.

The Northeast Texas Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Dr. Douglas Bakenhus, will perform classic favorites.

Cocktails and Conversation

The Chamber’s next Cocktails and Conversation networking event is set for 5-6:30 p.m. Thursday, June 18, at NationsLending on Main Street.

There is no charge for the informal event, and you don’t have to be a Chamber member to attend the Cocktails and Conversation event. It is open to everyone, and a prime time to make friends and contacts.

Ribbon Cutting

There will be a ribbon cutting for Apple Bella Massage Therapy at 1422 Hillcrest Drive, Suite B, at noon on Thursday, June 20. Everyone is invited to the event.

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Chloe Kopal

Chloe Kopal was born and raised in Sulphur Springs, Texas. She attended Sulphur Springs High School for 4 years and graduated in 2021. She was also a line member for the Blue Blazes Drill Team for 3 years. Chloe is the Digital Content Creator for Front Porch News. Her love for our community shows through her work. She is very passionate about photography and has been ever since the first time she picked up a camera many years ago.