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Chamber Connection  



Chamber President Meredith Caddell
Chamber President Meredith Caddell

April 28th by Meredith Caddell

Welcome Medical Home Team, Dr. Ingrim and Morresa Bain to the Chamber of Commerce

Guests were treated to a fabulous spread of food for the ribbon cutting for Medical Home Team, with Dr. Richard Ingrim and Morressa Bain.  They are a healthcare management company with a unique neighborhood model, aligning office-based physicians with specially trained Mid-Level Providers (Board Certified Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants) to deliver comprehensive and coordinated care to complex chronic patients in their homes. Their mission is to care for and nurture seniors, one patient, one home, one family and one community at a time.  They are trying to help provide medical services for patients who have trouble or are unable to go to a Doctors office.  For more information 972-832-3583

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Spring Fever Bike Rally Scholarships to be awarded to local High School Seniors.

We are so excited to announce that the Spring Fever Bike Rally is now a scholarship event. All proceeds from the event will be awarded in $1000 increments to graduating Seniors from Hopkins County who either work for, or their mother or father work for a Chamber of Commerce member in good standing. This year, we will award 4-$1000 scholarships! The deadline for the application is May 10th! Please visit our website at to download the application!


Claws for a Cause Crawfish Boil, Saturday, April 30th on Main Street

Don’t miss the 3rd Annual Claws for a Cause Crawfish Boil, hosted by the Sulphur Springs Rotary Club.  The event will be Saturday April 30th beginning at 5:30pm on Main Street.  All you can eat crawfish & fixins until it’s gone!  Live Music from the Zydeco Stingrays.  Tickets are available online on FB: Claws for a Cause for $25 in advance and $30 the day of the event.  The event will take place Rain or Shine!


Ribbon Cutting & Grand Opening for Arturo’s Pizza, Monday, May 2nd at Noon

Don’t miss the ribbon cutting and grand opening for Arturo’s Pizza, Monday, May 2nd at Noon.  Tina & Art will treat guests to food samples and refreshments!  The open house will continue until 2:00!  Hope you can stop by!

They are located at 221 Main Street!


Come & Go Reception Honoring Meredith Caddell, Thursday, May 5th from 9a-2p @ the Chamber!

Heritage Christian Counseling Hamburger Cookout, May 6th @ 11:00

Please make plans to attend the hamburger cookout benefitting Heritage Christian Counseling Center, Friday, May 6th beginning at 11:00am until sold out!  The cookout is only $5 for a burger, chips, drink and dessert.  To pre-order before May 5th, please call 903-438-9673.  It will take place in the back parking lot of First United Methodist Church between City National Bank and Alliance Bank.  For more information about the Counseling Center, please call Mary at 903-438-6829.

Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening for Gourmet Kitchen & Co., Friday, May 6th at 1:30pm

Please join us for the grand opening and ribbon cutting for Gourmet Kitchen & Co., Friday, May 6th at 1:30pm.

This store is a hometown market place for gourmet foods and kitchen gifts, including items like, preserves, jams, jellies, flavored coffees and teas.  They have marinating sauces, rubs, seasonings, soups and dips!  They can make up fabulous gourmet gift baskets for any occasion!  Famous brands they carry are: Sweet Shop USA, San Saba, Blue Cattle Truck Trading Co. and Robert Rothchild Farm.  For more information please call 903-885-9700  or visit the shop at 213 Main Street!

Reds, Whites & Brews, Saturday, May 7th Downtown Sulphur Springs

Treat your Mother to “Bright Lights of Broadway”-NETCS Spring Show-May 7th & 8th at the ROC.

The North East Texas Choral Society presents a spectacular Broadway review. This concert features a brand new venue and a show like they’ve never done before, complete with a new accessibility to our audience and dessert and coffee for all. Join the North East Texas Choral Society for this extraordinary concert, highlighting Broadway favorites, outstanding soloists, and surprises around every corner.  The shows will take place at The ROC, 115 Putman Street in Sulphur Springs, Saturday, May 7th at 7:00pm

Twogether in Texas Marriage Education Workshop

The next session will be held on Saturday, May 21, from 8:30 a.m. to approximately 3:30 p.m. at the Hopkins County Extension Office.  The workshop is free and engaged couples will receive a certificate to save $60 upon applying for a marriage license.  Topics covered will be marriage expectations, communication, conflict resolution, money management, and goals & dreams.  Lunch and refreshments will be provided by local businesses.  Please call 903-885-3443 to reserve seats.

Something NEW for the Ice Cream Freeze Off! Saturday, June 11th @ 4:00pm the Civic Center grounds

Entry forms are available for the 15th 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 11th at 4:00pm at the Civic Center!  Prizes are awarded in four 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).   This year we are adding a new category…First Timers!  If you have never entered the Ice Cream Contest, but wanted to, now is the time.  We will award 1st, 2nd & 3rd place for the first timers category.  All ice cream, regardless of if it’s plain, fruit or novelty, will be judged together!  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.  You may also download the entry from at  Special Prizes will be awarded to entries received prior to June 6th!


Up, up and away… 57th Annual Hopkins County Dairy Festival’s Balloon Rally and 5k Milk Run

This year’s chip timed race will be held on Friday evening, June 10 at 7:00pm. Imagine running down a country road, on a beautiful summer evening in Hopkins County, beneath a sky filled with colorful balloons. This unique family event features an out and back course that begins and ends at the balloon glow and launch area! Stick around after the race and enjoy the amazing sights and sounds of 30 brilliantly colored balloons and live entertainment from the main stage. All runners 18 years and older will have their bib numbers entered in a drawing for a ride in a hot air balloon on Saturday evening, June 11th. All winners will be announced on Friday night after the run.

Mission:  To raise community awareness and to salute the hard working dairy farmer and their families who have contributed so richly to our economy and to the quality of life in Sulphur Springs. Proceeds from the Milk Run directly support the youth scholarship programs of 57th Annual Hopkins County Dairy Festival. Want to WIN a ride in a Hot-Air Balloon? Just register for the 2016 Milk Run on June 10, 2016!  All registered participants, 18 years and older, are automatically entered into a random drawing for a Hot-Air Balloon ride on June 11th! (Weather permitting) Register now at