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The Chamber Connection for June 24, 2010

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3-on-3 Basketball Tournament presented by CANHelp this Saturday, June 26

CANHelp will be hosting their 1st Annual 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday June 26, at Davis Street Baptist Church.

Registration will run through June 16, and the cost is $50 team. They will have a men’s division and a co-ed division (14 years old and up). All players will receive a free tournament shirt. They will also have a dunking booth, bounce house, snow cones, Dallas Mavericks and Texas Rangers memorabilia raffle and a 3-point Shoot-Out! For more information call Kim at 903-885-9797, ext. 7, or Genevieve at ext. 5.

 

Ribbon cutting for Miss Behavin

Thank you to all of you who attended the Ribbon Cutting for Miss Behavin yesterday! We are very happy to welcome them to the Chamber of Commerce! Miss Behavin has something for everyone from fashion jewelry, bling, jeans, purses and more! They carry sizes 0-14 and have prices and fashions to fit everyone’s taste! They are open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. They are located at 101 Bill Bradford Road, Suite 18. Pictured in the photo from left to right are Tom Swingle, Dial Moffatt, Wendy Armstrong, 2010 Dairy Festival Queen Bailee Petty, Brad Edge, owners Kris and Lisa Childress, Sheryl Paden, Chuck Sickles, Charlotte Baxter, Jake Cunningham, Shelia Boyd and Debbie Swingle. For more information, call 903-438-1230.

 

Opening Highway 11 Extension on Tuesday, June 29, with a Ribbon Cutting at 9 a.m.

The day has finally come — the Highway 11 Extension will be opened Tuesday, June 29, with a ribbon cutting, and then a caravan will head toward State Highway 19 beginning at 9 a.m. For all of those who would like to participate, please meet in the Lowe’s parking lot. We will do the ribbon cutting and have Judge Millsap and Mayor Spraggins speak briefly, then the TX Dot Crew will lead the caravan towards Hwy 19, then turn around and open the eastbound lanes! Please remember, the road will NOT be open until Tuesday, so please stay off it, as the TX Dot crew is finishing the last bit of striping and making the final preparations for the road to be “officially” open!

 

 

Fall Composting Program July 22 at the Hopkins County Extension Office  5 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Ken Kunkel (Master Composter) will be conducting a Fall Composting Program on Thursday, July 22, from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Extension office located at 1200 B Houston St. The seminar is free, but you need to register by calling 903-885-3443.

 

Fall Gardening Workshop presented by Hopkins County Master Gardeners, July 22 from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

If you would like to have more information on preparing your yard/garden for the fall season, then attend this FREE seminar at the Extension Office, presented by the Hopkins County Master Gardeners from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

They will discuss tree pruning, cover crops, soil preparation, lasagna gardening, transplanting, composting, and proper use of insecticides and herbicides. Please register by calling 903-885-3443!

 

Symphony Concert & Fireworks scheduled for Saturday, July 3, Downtown Sulphur Springs

You don’t want to miss the Northeast Texas Symphony Orchestra Concert and Fireworks celebration on the square, Saturday, July 3rd at 7:45pm. We are so fortunate to have this incredible event on our Downtown Square. So, once again, call your family and friends, grab your lawn chairs and make your way to the square for a spectacular evening of entertainment. The Concert, conducted by Dr. Douglas Bakenhus and fireworks are sponsored by Alliance Bank, GSC Enterprises, Inc. and Circle E Western Store. Next time you stop by their businesses, please thank them for their contribution to this event!

 

SS Livestock and Dairy Auction hosting ‘Getting More Money for Your Market Dairy and Beef Cows’ in Jul

If you would like to learn how to get more money for your market dairy and beef cows, then you need to register for the “Value Added Market Cows” presentation that will take place at Sulphur Springs Livestock Commission and Dairy Auction on Friday, July 9, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The day’s events include a live cow demonstration, a virtual tour of a packing plant, lunch, a question and answer session about animal health product use, dairy and beef market cow considerations and much more. For more information you may call the Texas Beef Council at 800-846-4113, email Jill at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or at our local AgriLife Extension Office at 1200 B Houston Street.

 

Don’t miss these opportunities

June 29 — Ribbon Cutting for Highway 11 Extension and 9 a.m.; meet in Lowe’s parking lot

July 3 — Independence Celebration on the Square; Northeast Texas Symphony Orchestra & Fireworks, 7:45 p.m.

July 9 — SS Livestock and Dairy Auction-Value Added Market Cows Presentation, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

July 20 — Business After Hours at Star Country 95.9 — 5:30 pm

July 22 — Fall Composting at Extension Office — 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.

July 22 — Fall Gardening Workshop at Extension Office — 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.


That’s all for now ... have a GREAT week!

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