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The Chamber Connection for July 22, 2010

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Have you turned in your entry form for the World Champion Hopkins County Stew Contest?

It’s hard to believe, but the World Champion Hopkins County Stew Contest is just two months away!

The date for the contest is Saturday, Sept. 18, at Buford Park. If you cooked stew last year, you will have your stew site reserved from last year until Tuesday, Aug. 31. After that date, all stew sites will be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. We have already received several entry forms and are looking forward to it being the best stew contest EVER! If you would like more information, please call us at 903-885-6515.


Ribbon Cutting for Hampton Inn at noon on Friday July 23

Please join us at noon on Friday, July 23, for a ribbon cutting at the new Hampton Inn on Mockingbird Lane in Sulphur Springs. We are so happy to welcome them to Sulphur Springs and to the Chamber of Commerce, so stop by on your lunch hour to say hello and see the newest hotel in Sulphur Springs.


Ribbon Cutting for Collision Central at noon Aug. 4

Please stop by on your lunch hour to help us welcome Collision Central to Sulphur Springs and the Chamber of Commerce during the ribbon cutting at noon on Wednesday, Aug. 4. This will give you the chance to meet the folks at Collision Central and also see all of the ways they could help you if you need repairs done to your vehicle.


Fall gardening, composting  Workshop presented by Hopkins County Master Gardeners set this evening

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.

Ken Kunkel, a “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.


Pop Warner Football & Cheer sign-ups at Coleman Park-Alliance Bank Field on Saturday

If your son is interested in playing football in the fall or your daughter wants to cheer for their teams, please stop by Coleman Park this Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for sign-ups and weigh-in!


SS Girls Softball sign-up begin Monday, July 26, at Fieldhouse Sports

Fall Softball sign-ups will run from July 26 through August 21 at Fieldhouse Sports. The cost is $50 for the season. Late registration (after Aug. 21) will be an additional $10.


Free Marriage Education Class set for Saturday, Aug. 7

The Texas AgriLife Extension Office is offering a free marriage education class for married, engaged or seriously dating couples. The class will be from 8:15 a.m. and 4 p.m., and refreshments will be served. For more information or to make reservations, please call Johanna Hicks at 903-885-3443.


Don’t miss these opportunities

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

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

July 23 — Ribbon Cutting for Hampton Inn on Mockingbird Lane, noon

Aug. 4 — Ribbon Cutting for Collision Central, North Service Road of I-30, noon

Aug. 7 — Free Marriage Education Class, Extension Office-8:15 a.m. to 4 p.m.


Business of the Week

We would like to congratulate the Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce Business of the Week:


At Home Health Care

858 Gilmer

Sulphur Springs, TX 75482


Thought for the week:

“Home care allows for continued medical treatment in a comfortable, familiar environment in your home. It keeps families together while helping them adjust to a new lifestyle and maintains a sense of dignity for the patient. Our home care representatives are dedicated to meeting your health care needs. Call 877-MY-NURSE (877-696-8773) or visit us online at www.AtHomeHealthcare.org.”

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




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