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The Chamber Connection for March 24, 2011

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22nd Annual Chamber Golf

Tournament Scheduled for Friday, April 8, at SS Country Club

Mark your calendars for the Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament, Friday, April 8.

It is always a great way to finish a week —with a relaxing morning or afternoon on the golf course! We will have tee times at 8 a.m. and 1 p.m., so pull out your sticks and get ready for a GREAT day of golf! If you would like to have a team in the tournament, call us at 903-885-6515 and we will send you a form, or you may download it from our website at www.sulphursprings-tx.com! Afternoon tee times are going FAST!


Adult Leadership Project: A New Walking Track on the South Side of Buford Park

The Hopkins County Adult Leadership Class announced that their class project will be to put in a walking track on the south side of Buford Park. The walking track will add an approximate 1/3 mile to the existing track at Buford Park! Not only will the track be a great, shaded place to walk, but the class is selling Beautiful 12x12 Granite tiles that will be placed every 15 feet around the entire track. The tiles can have a family’s name or a business name on them and they will be place in the concrete to live on in the park for years to come. The cost to purchase a tile is $300 or if you want a logo on it, it will be $340. There are a limited number of tiles available, so get yours NOW! If you would like more information, please call Cody Stewart at Eternity Creations at 903-438-1313.


SS Workcamp Cookout scheduled for Friday, March 25, at Guaranty Bond Bank

Make plans now to be at Guaranty Bond Bank, Friday, March 25, between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. and have a yummy hamburger, chips, dessert and drink for ONLY $5! If you would like to place an order either for pick-up or delivery, please call Julie Burgin at 903-348-6673!


Business After Hours on Thursday, March 31, at Memorial Monuments at 5 p.m.

Please join us for a Business After Hours Mixer at Memorial Monuments at 5 p.m. Thursday, March 31. This is a great opportunity to mix and mingle with other business people in our community as well as have the opportunity to enjoy great food and possibly win a door prize!


Pilot Club presents Spring Fever Extravaganza, featuring Edwina Patterson, April 2 at the Civic Center

Please join the ladies from The Pilot Club of Sulphur Springs as they present Spring Fever Extravaganza featuring Edwina Patterson. Ms. Patterson is the author of 17 books, sought out speaker, nationally syndicated radio/TV host of Gotta Minute?, founder of Redeeming the Time Ministry, just to name a few!

Edwina challenges, encourages and equips you to begin today to bring back balance into your life! She is thrilled about the opportunity to share God’s love and encourages you to develop a growing relationship with the Lord.

The event will include lunch, silent auction, raffle tickets, door prizes and the book The Balanced Life. The raffle will be a gas grill with some stunning patio furniture! One raffle ticket is included with your ticket, but of course you may purchase more for only $10 each. Tickets may be reserved online at www.sspilotclub.org or from any Pilot Club member. For more information, please call Barbara at 903-439-9859 or Jane at 903-348-5099.


Farmer’s Market Begins April 2 on Main Street

It’s back — just in time for spring! The Farmer’s Market will begin Saturday, April 2, on Main Street. The Market will run from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Saturday until October 22nd (Stew Contest Day). For more information call 903-439-1189.


Meet the New Owners of Sears in Sulphur Springs, Saturday, April 9 — Ribbon Cutting at Noon

Please join us in welcoming the new owners of the Sulphur Springs Hometown Sears, David and Shay Kelly, on Saturday April 9. They will be hosting their “new owner celebration” by having almost everything in the store an additional 10 p.m. off AND you can register to win a great prize! They are located in the shopping center at 1402 Mockingbird Lane. We will host their ribbon cutting at noon, so please stop by and meet the owners and check out their incredible selection of top appliance brands.


Regional diabetes conference set for May 5

“Taking the Mystery Out of Diabetes” Regional Conference, scheduled for Thursday, May 5, is open to all individuals with diabetes, their loved ones, or anyone wanting more information on managing the disease. The conference will be held at First Baptist Church, Sulphur Springs, with registration beginning at 8:30 a.m. and the final session ending at 3 p.m. Sponsoring the event are Texas AgriLife Extension, Wound Care Clinic at Memorial, and Texas Department of State Health Services. Contact Johanna Hicks at 903-885-3443 if you have questions


Grand Opening

for State Farm-Bear Littleton

Friday, May 6, at Noon

Please join us in welcoming the new State Farm agent, Bear Littleton, to Sulphur Springs and the Chamber of Commerce on Friday, May 6, at noon for a grand opening, ribbon cutting and cookout! His office is located on Hillcrest Drive right next to the entrance to the Woodbridge neighborhood. So stop by on your lunch hour and meet Bear and have a bite to eat!


Northeast Texas Choral Society Presents their Spring Concert

Saturday and Sunday, May 7-8

Make plans today to attend the NETCS Spring Concert, “Unforgettable”. It will truly be an unforgettable experience! Tickets are only $10 for adults and $5 for children and they are available at all of the local banks, from any Choral Society member or at the FUMC church office or at the Civic Center door. The event will be held on Saturday, May 7th at 7 p.m. and Sunday, May 8th at 2 p.m.


Don’t Miss These Opportunities

March 24 — Taste of Home Cooking School, Civic Center

March 25 — SS Work Camp Cookout, Guaranty Bond Bank, 11-2 p.m.

March 31 — Business After Hours at Memorial Monuments at 5 p.m.

April 2 — Pilot Club Spring Fever Extravaganza @ the Civic Center from 10 — 2

April 2 — Farmer’s Market on Main Street, 8-2

April 8 — Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament

April 9 — Sears Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting at Noon

April 16 — John Chester Dutch Oven Cooking Class at Heritage Park

May 7 — NETCS Spring Concert — “Unforgettable” at 7 p.m. at the Civic Center

May 8 — NETCS Spring Concert, “Unforgettable,” at 2 p.m. at the Civic Center

May 14 — Spring Folk Festival at Heritage Park

October 22 — World Champion Hopkins County Stew Contest


Business of the Week

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

Briley’s Barber Shop

105 Jefferson Street

Sulphur Springs, TX 75482


Mike Briley, Owners

“We would like to thank all of our customers for their patronage for the past 31 years. We are the last ‘true’ barber shop in the area, still providing a straight edge razor shave and top level service in tonsorial art. We are very happy to have Don Deaton at the shop on Mondays and Richard Hatley and myself at the shop Tuesday through Friday from 8 to 5 and Saturdays 8 to noon!” — Mike Briley


That’s all for now…have a GREAT week




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