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Hopkins County Health Care Foundation Announces the 2025 Gala Chairs

Hopkins County Health Care Foundation Announces the 2025 Gala Chairs
  • PublishedJuly 11, 2024

Sulphur Springs, TX –

The Hopkins County Health Care Foundation’s Board of Directors is excited to share that the 2025 Gala chairs will be a family affair! Linda and Joe Bob Burgin along with their sons and daughters-in-law, Julie and Brad, and Teffany and Corey, have been tapped to chair the 2025 Gala slated for Saturday, January 25.

The Burgins have been very involved in Hopkins County healthcare for decades. Linda has been a regular on the Gala committee. Joe Bob has served on the Hopkins County Hospital District Board of Directors and also assisted with the Gala. He is also a member of the CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Northeast Texas Board of Directors representing the Hopkins County community. Brad is the program manager for business development and strategic planning with Trinity Clinic that is part of the CHRISTUS Health system.

The family’s community involvement doesn’t end with healthcare. They have all served on civic boards, non-profits, and local governmental boards. This family believes in serving their community. As lifelong Hopkins County residents, the Burgins have served this community for over 60 years.


Family Patriarch Joe Bob said about serving as Gala chairs, “Our community has so much to offer when it comes to healthcare. For a rural area our size, we have a robust offering of specialists and top-notch providers. My family and I recognize how important this is to the community for growth. We want to do all we can to promote Hopkins County healthcare and make sure we continue to be leaders in Texas’ rural healthcare. Serving as Gala chairs is one way we can do that while celebrating our community.”


Julie and Brad have two children, Bailey and Zackery. Teffany and Corey are the parents of Mason, Conner, and Brooks.

Hopkins County Health Care Foundation Board of Directors Chair Maleta Reynolds shared, “We are so excited that the Burgins will be chairing the 2025 Gala. Their involvement in Hopkins County healthcare runs deep. Their love of the community and friendly personalities make them perfect to chair one of the best nights for healthcare in Hopkins County.”

Maleta continued, “The Burgins’ knowledge of and involvement in local healthcare will help us Spotlight the differences in the Hopkins County Hospital District, CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital-Sulphur Springs, CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic, and the Hopkins County Health Care Foundation – all distinct and separate entities.”

Sponsorship opportunities and ticket information will be made available closer to the event. Follow the Hopkins County Health Care Foundation on Facebook and Instagram for more news on the Foundation and the Gala.

The Hopkins County Health Care Foundation is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization that aims to improve health and wellness in Hopkins County.

For more information on the Foundation, contact Executive Director Kayla Price at 903-438-4799.

Photo: Hopkins County Health Care Foundation’s 2025 Lights of Life Gala Chairs are the Burgin family. Linda and Joe Bob (seated) and standing (left to right) Corey, Teffany, Julie, and Brad.

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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.