Get your tickets NOW to the 83rd Annual Chamber Banquet! This year, we will celebrating, “Mardi Gras, Hopkins County-style,” with a fantastic meal, an eloquent, brief speaker, and exciting awards! This year the entire event will take place in the exhibit hall, so seating will be limited. Don’t miss out — purchase your tickets today. If you would like more information, give us a call at the Chamber office at 903-885-6515.
Three Ribbon Cuttings Next Week
In case you missed the last ribbon cutting, you will have several upcoming opportunities to attend one ... or two ... or make that THREE next week.
Alliance Document Shredding, Monday, Feb. 9, at 5 p.m. at the Chamber office. The Ambassadors will host the ribbon cutting for the new business of Jim Helfferich, which is a mobile document shredding business. His trucks will be on display at the new Chamber office at 300 Connally St. on Monday, Feb. 9, so please join us in welcoming this new business to Hopkins County.
Texas Heritage National Bank: The Ambassadors will host the ribbon cutting for the beautiful new bank, located on Hillcrest Drive across from Early Childhood Learning Center, on Tuesday, Feb. 10, at noon. Stop by and visit with Kregg and Dwight and all of the folks at the new bank as we celebrate their grand opening.
CAN Help: On Wednesday, Feb. 11, at noon, the Ambassadors will host a ribbon cutting at the new location of CAN Help. They are now located at 613 Gilmer St. (the old Ace Hardware building). They are very excited about their new facility, so please come out and show them how much we appreciate all they do for this community.
Boot Scootin’ for Kids
Northeast Texas Child Advocacy Center will be presenting “Boot Scootin’ for Kids” this Saturday Feb. 7, at the Civic Center. Dinner will be served from 6:30-7:30 and the entertainment will begin at 7:30. This will be a great opportunity to kick up your heels for a good cause. All ticket proceeds go directly to the Northeast Texas Child Advocacy Center. For more information, contact Tina Phillips at 903-885-7571.
Courthouse Vault Door Restoration Project
The Leadership Sulphur Springs Class of 2008-2009 is raising money to restore the Courthouse vault door. In order to raise the money, they will hold a “Cakes for the Courthouse” bake sale on Friday, Feb. 13, from 8 a.m. to noon in front of Alliance Bank. Then, they will be offering guided courthouse tours on from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 14, for just $10. This is a wonderful opportunity to learn all of the history of our beautiful courthouse! For more information, contact Ryan Wright at 903-348-6670, Matt Brown at 903-271-8832 or Markeda Orwosky at 903-885-1586.
www.hopcal.org: Check it out!
Find out what’s going on in Hopkins County at this new listing of community events sponsored by the city of Sulphur Springs Department of Tourism. You can also use it to help plan your club or organization’s next event by making sure it doesn’t coflict with another.
Sulphur Springs Boys Baseball Sign-ups, Jan. 31-Feb. 28
If your son is between the ages of 5 and 14 (as of May 1), stop by Fieldhouse Sports and sign them up for spring baseball. This year they will have many new and exciting opportunities, including an equipment swap and scholarships, so don’t miss out!
Don’t miss these opportunities
- Feb 7: Kiwanis Club Pancake Day, Civic Center, 7 a.m.-2 p.m.
- Feb 7: NETCAC Boot Scootin’ for Kids, Civic Center, 6:30 p.m.
- Feb 7: Mother’s Culture Club Daddy/Daughter Date Night, FUMC, 7-9 p.m.
- Feb 9: RibbonCutting, Alliance Document Shredding, Chamber Office, 5 p.m.
- Feb 10: Ribbon Cutting, Texas Heritage Bank, Noon
- Feb 11: Ribbon Cutting, CAN Help, Noon
- Feb 12: 83rd Annual Chamber of Commerce Banquet, Civic Center, 6:30 p.m.
- Feb 13: Cakes for the Courthouse Bake Sale, Adult Leadership, Alliance Bank, 8 a.m. to noon
- Feb 14: Guided Courthouse Tours, 9-3, $10 at Courthouse
- March 7: Masonic Lodge Blood Drive, 8 a.m. to noon, Masonic Lodge
- April 3: Chamber of Commerce Golf Tourney, SS Country Club! More details to come!
Chamber of Commerce Business of the Week
Congratulations to the Business of the Week:
Water Oak School
626 N. Davis
Sulphur Springs, TX 75482
Tip of the Week from Mary Ann Rowson, “We believe in the motto ‘Start them young, teach them right.’ Our attitude coincides with the King James Version of Proverbs 22:6, which states, “Train up a child in the way he should go and when he is old he will not depart from it.”
That’s all for now ... have a GREAT week!
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