The Chamber Connection
by: Meredith Caddell
May 10, 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 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 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.
Ag Education Fundraiser…Plant Sale…Friday, May 11th from 9a-4pm
The AgriLife Extension Agriculture Fund w ill be holding a plant sale Friday, May 11th from 9:00-4:00 at the AgriLife office at 1200 Houston Street. All plants sold by the flat…$10/flat…Begonias, Marigolds and Calendula.
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.
Groundbreaking for the new location of Thru Way Trailers, Tuesday, May 15th at 11:30am
Please join us as we break ground for the new building being built for Thru Way Trailers. The Canadian based company will be building trailers here in Sulphur Springs. Thru-Way Trailers has been providing customized trailers and engineering solutions to specialized carriers for over 40 years. Committed to complete customer service, from inception to delivery, Thru-Way excels at finding the perfect solution for specific functionalities and challenging moves. It is Thru-Way’s trailers that are deployed throughout North America to transport precious equipment cargo across rugged building site terrains and safely on consumer highways, enabling development across all industries.
Business After Hours hosted at the LaQuinta, Thursday, May 17th from 5:00-7:00!
The new owners of the Sulphur Springs LaQuinta, Hahn Hotels, invites you to mix it up at the Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours, Thursday, May 17th from 5:00-7:00, 1344 Eaton Drive. Please join us for food, drinks, beer and wine, networking and prizes…including the opportunity to win complimentary hotel stays. The new owners are proud and excited to be an active member of this community and look forward to meeting everyone at the Business After Hours.
That’s all for now…have a GREAT week!