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The Chamber Connection for Feb. 10, 2011

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Boys baseball sign-ups taking place at Fieldhouse Sports through Saturday

If you would like for your son to play baseball, make sure to stop by Fieldhouse Sports by this Saturday, Feb. 12, to get them registered. The sign-up fee is $65 for the first child, then $55 for each additional child.


Girls softball registration at Curry Pools and Crys & Stacy’s Cornerstone Creations end Feb. 26

If you would like to sign your daughter up to play softball, please stop by Curry Pools at 1217 S. Broadway or Cornerstone Creations at 468 Shannon Road. You may register through February 26. The draft is scheduled for March 3rd & 4th, or you can visit the website at www.eteamz.com/hcgsa1/HCGSA.


Kiwanis Club Pancake Day set for Saturday, Feb. 19

Get your tickets now for the Kiwanis Pancake Day at the Civic Center from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 19! Stop by to have some yummy pancakes and help support Kiwanis Club!


Ribbon cutting ceremony for Edward Jones/Chris Voorheese

Thank you to everyone who attended the ribbon cutting for Edward Jones/Chris Voorheese. Pictured in the photo from left to right are Sheryl Paden, Chamber Ambassador; Lisa Eckerd, Lori Voorheese, Calli, Valari and Carson Voorheese, Chris’ children; Midge Thurman; Lewis Watts, Chris’ Grandpa; and Charlotte Baxter, Ambassador. Behind Charlotte is Sandra Steed, Chris’ Mom, and Chris Voorheese. The office is open Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. You can reach them by calling 903-885-8852 or e-mail Chris at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .


Ribbon cutting for Bright Star Christian School at noon on Wednesday, Feb. 23

Please join us in welcoming Bright Star Christian School to Sulphur Springs and the Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce. We will host their ribbon cutting on Wednesday, Feb. 23, at noon at the school inside of Calvary Baptist Church at 130 Lee St. The school is privately owned, offers grades 4-8, and the student/teacher ratio is 12:1. Registration is going on now. For more information, call Faith McFadden at 903-348-2371.


East Texas Broadcasting hosting ‘Taste of Home Cooking School’ Thursday, March 24, at the Civic Center

Tickets are on sale now for the “Taste of Home Cooking School” that will be at the Civic Center on March 24. VIP seating is $25, and general seating is $10.  For more information, call Bryan Friesth at 903-885-1546 or 903-572-8726!


Don’t Miss These Opportunities

  • Feb. 10 — Chamber Banquet at the Hopkins County Civic Center a 6:30 p.m.
  • Feb. 12 — Deadline ro sign up for Boys Baseball
  • Feb. 16 — Pesticide Applicator Certification, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., at  Hopkins County AgriLife Extension Office, 1200-B West Houston Street
  • Feb. 23 — Ribbon cutting for Bright Star Christian School
  • Feb. 26 — Last day to register for Girl’s Softball
  • April 8 — Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament


Business of the Week

Congratulations to the Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce  Business of the Week


Farmer’s Electric Cooperative
301 North Hillcrest Drive
Sulphur Springs, TX 75482


Tip of the Week: “Farmers Electric Cooperative is proud to have served Hopkins County and the surrounding area since 1937. While there have been many changes in the last 74 years, one thing hasn’t changed, that’s our commitment to the communities we serve. We do more than provide reliable electricity to our members; we also provide value. We offer a variety of different programs, from energy saving tips with our Together We Save campaign to extra discounts on goods and services using our Co-op Connections cards. For more information on how you can save, visit www.farmerselectric.coop.”


That’s all for now…have a GREAT week!




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