The Chamber Connection
by: Meredith Caddell
March 22, 2012
Business After Hours at ReMax, TONIGHT from 5:00-6:30
Please join us for the Business After Hours at ReMax, located at 1700 Hines on Thursday, March 22nd from 5-6:30. This is a great opportunity to meet new business people, enjoy great food, beer and wine and possibly even win a door prize.
Pilot Club Spring Extravaganza, Saturday, March 24th at the Civic Center
Have you gotten your tickets to the Spring Extravaganza presented by the Pilot Club that will take place Saturday, March 24th from 9-11:30. If not, you may contact any Pilot club member or visit www.sspilotclub.org. This year, the guest speaker will be Sherry Kulwicki, founder of Firmly Planted Ministries. Tickets are only $20 which includes brunch, silent auction, raffle ticket and door prizes. If you would like more information please call Monica Crouch at 903-439-7098.
Stew & Auction for the Dike 4-H and Community Center-Saturday, March 24th at 6:00pm
Please help support Dike 4-H and the Community Center by attending the Stew and Auction on Sturday, march 24th at 6:00pm at the Dike Community Center.
2nd Annual Sheriff Butch Adams Meet-N-Greet & Family Day, Saturday, March 31st
Please come and meet the staff of the Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office and their families. Enjoy refreshments, hot dogs and & bounce houses for the kids. Children, ages0-10 years old can enjoy and Easter Egg Hunt with prize eggs. Meet your D.A.R.E. Officer and take a look at the neighborhood crime watch table that will be on display. Entertainment provided by Dale “The C: Cummings. Sheriff’s care and trucks will be on hand for the kids to see. Please come and join the fun. Bring your chairs and pop up tents and enjoy your visit. Event takes place Saturday, march 31st from 10:00am-1:00pm at 298 Rosemont Street, Sulphur Springs.
Mark your Calendars- 23rd Annual Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament, April 13th
Registration forms are available NOW for the 23rd Annual Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament that will take place on Friday, April 13th at the Sulphur Springs Country Club. If you would like more information, please call 903-885-6515. Afternoon teams are going quickly!!! We have also finalized that Sulphur Springs Dodge, Jeep will be offering up a 2012 Jeep Wrangler for the first hole in one made on hole number 9! It could be your lucky day!!!
Join Dial Study Club in Celebrating 60 Years! Sunday, April 15, 2012
Dial Study will be celebrating 60 years of service “Dedicated to Making a Difference” on Sunday, April 15th at First United Methodist Church Parlor from 2:00-4:00. Speakers will be John Sellers and Leslie Harred. Donations will be accepted for “The Dinner Bell” and “Backpack Buddies”. If you have questions, please call Miki Koon at 903-268-1628 or Debbie Stinson at 903-450-6068.
Only a few granite tiles left for the South Sidewalk at Buford Park
The Adult Leadership Class is wrapping up the sales of the Sidewalk Tiles that will go along the newly poured sidewalk on the South Side of Buford Park. The tiles are only $300 for text and $340 for a picture or logo. This walkway gives you the opportunity to honor your family, business or other loved ones and it will be there for years and years to come. If you would like more information, please call the Chamber at 903-885-6515.
We will be distributing a new map…but it is not ready yet!
We have had many phone calls, so I wanted to let you know that Judge Brown has commissioned Liberty Marketing to create a new Sulphur Springs, Hopkins County, Como/Pickton and Cumby map. The map is not finished yet, but I will let you know as soon as it is so you may stop by and pick one up. Liberty Marketing is a member of the Chamber of Commerce, so we will be distributing these maps at the Chamber along with the city/county map from Echo Publishing. If you have any questions, please call us at 903-885-6515
Brown Bag Lunch Bunch
Bring a sack lunch, comfortable walking shoes, and join the fun with the Brown Bag Lunch Bunch, every Friday at First Baptist Church ROC (Recreation Outreach Center) at noon. A brief nutrition tip and inspiration will be provided, followed by walking on the indoor track. No registration necessary. Meet in the ROC café. Contact Johanna Hicks at 903-885-3443 if you have questions.
Cooking Well with Diabetes
Registration is now taking place for the 4-lesson Cooking Well with Diabetes series, scheduled for April 16, 19, 23, and 26, at the Hopkins County Extension Office, 1200 W. Houston Street. Starting time is 6:00 p.m. Cost for the series is $20, payable at the first session. Cooking demonstrations and recipe sampling will be included in the series. Fee is $20, which covers all materials, recipe sampling, and door prizes. Contact Johanna Hicks, at 903-885-3443 to sign up. Seating is limited to 25.
3/22-Business After Hours @ ReMax-5:00-6:30
3/24-Pilot Club Spring Extravaganza-9-11:30
3/24-Dike 4-H & Community Center Stew & Auction-6:00pm
3/31-Meet N Greet the Sheriff & Officers-10-1
4/13-Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament
4/10-Business After Hours at Three Oaks Farms-5-6:30
4/19-Business After Hours @ Studio 9 and All Therapeutic Massage-5-6:30
That’s all for now…have a GREAT week!