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The Chamber Connection for Oct. 21, 2010

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Early voting being held weekdays at the public library from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Oct. 29

Please make sure to stop by and cast your vote for the upcoming elections! Please note — the Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce does NOT endorse any political candidate.


United Way Cookout is Friday

Show your support for United Way AND have a yummy hamburger lunch — all for just $5! Alliance Bank, City National Bank and Guaranty Bond Bank will be cooking up burgers and all the fixins for just $5 this Friday Oct. 22,  from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The cookout will be in the parking lot behind the Alliance Bank corporate offices and FUMC, just off Atkins Street. All proceeds go to Hopkins County United Way.


Ribbon Cutting at Pizza Hut

We are happy to welcome Pizza Hut to the Chamber of Commerce. Pictured in the photo from left to right are: Chuck Sickles, Wendy Armstrong, Armand Yates, Lynda Hager, Debbie Swingle, Sherry Hawley, Laura Brannon, Jennifer Gregory, Pat Hulen, David George, Restaurant Manager; James Hulen, Frank Brown, Area Manager; Bob Weaver, Brittany Wilson, Billy Wayne Orr, Mike Horne, Jackie Thornton and Bradley Edge. Pizza Hut is located at 1135 Mockingbird Lane in Sulphur Springs. Stop by on your lunch hour and check out their new lunch special for just $5, which includes a personal pan pizza, fresh salad, breadsticks and cinnamon sticks!


Ribbon Cutting for Tully Insurance on Friday, Oct. 29

Please stop by for hot dogs as we celebrate the new location of Tully Insurance at 109 Jefferson St.! The ribbon cutting will be on Friday, Oct. 29, at noon.


Ribbon cutting for Rollin ’N’ Car Wash at 5 p.m. Tuesday

Please join us in welcoming Rollin ‘N’ Car Wash to the Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday, Oct. 26, at 5 p.m. The car wash is now owned by Guy and Amber Norris, and they would like for you to stop by and check out all of the upgrades they have made to the car wash. They are located on Bill Bradford Road in front of the VF Outlet Mall.


Ribbon Cutting for Rehkopf’s Family Food Store at noon on Wednesday, Nov. 3

We are so happy to welcome Rehkopf’s (pronounced R_-kofs) Family Food Store to Sulphur Springs and the Chamber of Commerce. They are located at 445 Main Street and would like for you to join us for their ribbon cutting on Wednesday, Nov. 3, at noon!


Groundbreaking for the Hopkins County Veterans Memorial will be Thursday, Nov. 11

The time has come to break ground for the long-awaited Veteran’s Memorial that will honor the veterans of Hopkins County. The activities, which are being held, appropriately enough, on Veterans Day, will begin at 10:30 a.m. on the square. The SSHS Band will perform patriotic selections, the colors will be raised and the band will play the National Anthem. Then, a vintage World War II C-47 aircraft will perform a flyover. At that time, the ceremony of breaking the ground and honoring our veterans will commence.

Also, all veterans and their spouses are invited to the Wal Mart annual appreciation dinner on the evening of Nov. 11 at 6 p.m. at the First Baptist Church Activities Center. Call Wal Mart to make your reservation by noon on Nov. 10.


Noted economist Ray Perryman will be speaking at the Civic Center Dec. 1

Please mark your calendars to hear noted economist Dr. Ray Perryman on Wednesday, Dec. 1. For more information, please call the Chamber at 903-885-6515!


Don’t Miss These Opportunities

  • Oct. 21—Alzheimer’s Walk, 5:30 p.m. at the Gardens at Memorial
  • Oct. 22—United Way Cookout, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the parking lot between Alliance Bank and FUMC
  • Oct. 26—Ribbon cutting for Rollin ‘N’ Car Wash at 5 p.m. in front of VF Outlet Mall
  • Oct. 29—Ribbon cutting for Tully Insurance at noon at 109 Jefferson St.
  • Nov. 3—Ribbon cutting for Rehkopf’s (formerly Piggly Wiggly) at noon at 445 Main St.
  • Nov. 11—Veterans Memorial groundbreaking at 10:30 a.m. on the downtown square
  • Nov. 16—Ribbon cutting for Lakes Regional MHMR facility on Airport Road at 12:30 p.m.
  • Dec. 1—Dr. Ray Perryman to speak at 11:30 a.m. at the Civic Center


Business of the Week

Congratulations to the Chamber of Commerce Business of the Week:

Pioneer Café
307 Main Street
Sulphur Springs, TX 75482
Owner: Barbara Palmer


Thought for the week

“Thanks to all of our customers! Remember — this is where you can always get Hopkins County Stew.”

—Barbara Palmer

That's all for now … have a GREAT week!




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