The Chamber Connection
by Meredith Caddell
May 3, 2012
It is HOT outside…must be time for the Texas State Champion Homemade Ice Cream Freeze-Off
Entry forms are available for the 11th Annual Texas State Champion Homemade Ice Cream Freeze-Off at the Chamber of Commerce office at 300 Connally Street. The event will take place on Saturday, June 9th at 4:00pm at the Civic Center! Prizes are awarded in three categories: Little Dips (Ages 6-12), Big Dips (Ages 13 and Older) and Super Scoops (Previous first place winners). Entries will be judged in the following categories: Plain (Chocolate or Vanilla), Fruit (Single Ingredient Fruit) and Novelty (Mixed Ingredients). So start figuring out your favorite recipe and submit it for entry in the contest. And, by the way…there is NO ENTRY FEE!!! For more information, please call 903-885-6515.
The Community Players, Inc presents The Sunshine Boys, May 3, 4, 5 & 10, 11, 12 @ 7:00pm
Make plans now to attend Neil Simon’s The Sunshine Boys directed by Brenda Payne, presented by the Community Players. The performances will be May 3, 4, 5 & 10, 11, 12 at 7:00pm at the Main Street Theater located at 227 Main Street. Tickets are only $10. For reservations call 903-885-0107 or go to mainsttheater.com.
3rd Annual Music in the Gardens, Thursday, May 10th from 5:30-7:00
Join the Hopkins County Healthcare Foundation as they stop and smell the roses at the 3rd Annual “Music in the Gardens”, Thursday evening, May 10th from 5:30-7:00pm in The Gardens at memorial. Donor recognition and featuring Music by Ms. Senior Hopkins County, Betty Caudle. Please bring your lawn chairs and plan to relax and enjoy music and fellowship with friends and family. Box Lunches will be available for $5 each.
Groundbreaking for the new road…Pioneer Parkway…Friday, May 11th at 9:00am
Please join us for the groundbreaking of the new road, Pioneer Parkway that is being built off of Main Street out by Clayton Homes and Xtreme Structures. We will break ground at 9:00am.
Heritage Christian Counseling Center Hamburger Cook-Out-Friday, May 11th
Heritage Christian Counseling Center is holding their 2nd Annual hamburger cook-out on Friday, May 11 on the Methodist Church parking lot between the banks beginning at 11:00. Lunch includes a burger, chips, drink and desert for $5.
Business After Hours hosted at the LaQuinta, Thursday, May 17th from 5:00-6:30!
The High School Leadership class participated in their final session yesterday with at trip to the Metroplex.
39 High School Seniors stepped foot on the Chartered Bus on Wednesday, May 2nd for their final session with the High School Leadership Class. The students were given a tour of the American Airlines Center…with the highlight being the students got to see Dirk and all of the Mavericks practicing in the practice gym! The students then were treated to lunch at Spaghetti Warehouse, followed by a tour through the Dallas World Aquarium. We would like to wish all of the Seniors the very best of luck as they embark on a new chapter in their lives! Thank you for a great year!!!
That’s all for now…have a GREAT week!