The Chamber Connection
by: Meredith Caddell
January 12, 2012
Ribbon Cutting for CANHelpers on Friday, January 13th at Noon at the CANHelp Building
Please join us for the grand opening and ribbon cutting of CANHelpers new Thrift shop at the CANHelp building on Gilmer Street on Friday, January 13th at Noon
Thank you to everyone who attended the Ribbon Cutting for HSS Home System Security
HSS has been providing security and home system services for residential and commercial businesses for 30 years. Home Systems was founded by Doug Palmer in 1981 and in 2011 Doug and his wife Carol opened the Sulphur Springs Office as HSS Home System Security. They are a state licensed and insured security service provider that services all of NE Texas.
They service many types of businesses and applications in both provider and end-user environments. They work with home builders, commercial builders, homeowners and corporate and retail facilities.
The residential and commercial services include security systems, surveillance, camera systems, land-line and cellular monitoring services, central vacuum systems, intercoms and low-voltage wiring and builder pre-wiring services. For more information call 903-885-HELP (4357) or visit their website at www.hss-homesys.com.
Ribbon Cutting at The ROC
Thank you to everyone who attended the ribbon cutting for The ROC, (the Recreation Outreach Center) at First Baptist Church. The facility was built for the community and is open to anyone in the community at no charge. There is a walking track, gymnasium, game room and eating area, as well as 18 classrooms and a catering kitchen. The ROC opens at 6:00 am Monday through Saturday and closes at 9:00 on weeknights, (5:00 pm on Wednesday) and noon on Saturday. The ROC is hosting an open house on Saturday, January 14, from 6:00 am until 2:00 pm. For more information call First Baptist Church at 903-885-0646.
Ribbon Cutting for Renegade Limousine Tuesday, January 17th at Noon at the Chamber.
Are your business cards and brochures on display at the Chamber of Commerce?
If you are a member of the Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce, we will gladly display your business cards or brochures in our office so that all of our visitors may see them. If you would like more information, call us at 903-885-6515 or just drop them off at our office at 300 Connally Street.
Chamber of Commerce Banquet Nominations
Many other awards are presented at the Chamber of Commerce membership banquet (February 9th, 2012). Aside from the awards mentioned above, nominations are also being accepted for:
Citizen of the Year—Echo Publishing Company—P.O. Box 598, SS, TX 75483
Lady of the Year—Beta Sigma Phi Organization—P.O. Box 72, SS, TX 75483
Caregiver of the Year—The Pilot Club—PO Box 145, Brashear, TX 75420
Community Pride Award—Adult Leadership Class—P.O. Box 347, SS, TX 75483
Agriculturist of the Year—Professional Ag Workers—c/o AgriLife Extenson, P.O. Box 518, SS TX 75483
Each of these nominations should be submitted in writing and mailed to the above mentioned address.
Several children from Sulphur Springs are involved in a mission project to help provide clean water for the kids and families of Chadirac, Haiti and they need your help. You may purchase an adorable book called “Clean Water Elirose” written by Ariah Fine and illustrated by Don Robb for only $5…or more if you would like. The books are available at the Chamber of Commerce, Plain & Fancy, Guaranty Bond Bank and CNB.
Don’t Miss These Opportunities
1/13-Grand Opening for CANHelpers at Noon at CANHelp
1/17-Ribbon Cutting for Renegade Limousines at the Chamber at Noon
2/9-Chamber of Commerce Banquet
2/18-Kiwanis Pancake Day-7a-2p @ civic center
That’s all for now…have a GREAT week!