Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce
by Lezley Brown, Chamber President
Great news! It is time for the 29th Annual Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament held at the Sulphur Springs Country Club. This year’s tournament will be held on Friday, April 13. Just like last year, we will have morning and afternoon tee times. Please consider bringing a team and enjoying a very fun day of golf and prizes! We have limited availability, so let us know as soon as possible if interested. Teams are already signing up! Give us a call at (903) 885-6515 for additional information!
Operation Victor Echo Tango will host their ribbon cutting celebration
Operation Victor Echo Tango will host their ribbon cutting celebration on Monday, March 19 at 12:15 p.m. at the Chamber of Commerce located at 300 Connally Street in Sulphur Springs. Operation Victor Echo Tango is a non-profit organization assisting veterans in multiple ways. Please make plans to come by and learn about this new venture in Hopkins County!
Sulphur Springs Elementary School is hosting the Harlem Wizards!
For the first time ever, Sulphur Springs Elementary School is hosting the Harlem Wizards! They will be coming to town on March 19 at the SSHS gymnasium. The SSES PTO is excited to announce that the “Wacky Wildcats” will be taking on the Wizards. There are two easy ways to purchase tickets. You can stop by the SSES office located on Bell Street in Sulphur Springs, or you can purchase online at www.harlemwizrds.com. general admission is $10.00, VIP tickets are $20.00, and courtside plus backstage passes are $30.00. Make sure and join in on this fun night!
Heart of Hope is hosting an educational presentation
Heart of Hope is hosting an educational presentation entitled “Human Trafficking, It’s Closer Than You Think” on Tuesday, March 20 from 6:15 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Sulphur Springs Middle School located at 835 Wildcat Way. The speaker scheduled for the evening is Laurie McGehee, manager of Probation services in Shreveport, Louisiana. She will discuss topics such as warning signs of individuals being trafficked, how to protect your child, how to report a tip, and how to connect with anti-trafficking services in your area. For more information, please visit the Northeast Texas Heart of Hope Facebook page.
Tim Halcomb Allstate is hosting their Ribbon Cutting Celebration on Wednesday, March 28 at noon. Their office is located at 319 Main Street in Sulphur Springs. Come meet Tim and his crew, enjoy some refreshments, and learn about what his office can do for your insurance needs.
AgriLife Extension offers Rebalancing Work & Life Webinar
The Military Families Learning Network (MFLN) is providing a free monthly webinar in partnership with USDA, U.S. Department of Defense, and Extension. The March 28 webinar will take place at 10:00 a.m. To sign up, go to https://learn.extension.org/events/3261. To join the webinar, use the ‘event location’ link designated for each webinar and follow directions on the site. The MFLN offers both continuing education credit (CE) and certificates of completion for webinars. Additional webinars will take place April 25, May 23, and June 13, 2018. For more information, call the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Office – Hopkins County – at 903-885-3443.
Heart of Hope, a pregnancy resource center located at 407 South Davis in Sulphur Springs, is hosting a 3K & Family Fun Run on Saturday, April 7 beginning at Celebration Plaza in Sulphur Springs. Check-in and on-site late registration will be available at 9:00 a.m. The 3K Run will kick off at 10:00 a.m. and the Family Fun Run (1/2 mile) starts at 10:45 a.m. Pre-registration deadline is March 22 in which the Family Fun Run cost is $10, and the 3K cost is $20. Late registration costs change to $15 and $25 respectively. Awards will be given to the top three qualifiers of the 3K Race at 11:15 a.m. For more information, visit www.sulphurspringspregnancy.com
The Pilot Club of Sulphur Springs is hosting their Spring Fundraiser on Saturday, April 7 at 7 p.m. at the Hopkins County Regional Civic Center. They are doing it “Branson Style” with music and entertainment by Robert Joe Vandygriff. A $30 ticket includes meal and entertainment and $5.00 buys chances for themed gift baskets and a trip for two. Tickets can be purchased through Pay Pal at www.sspilotclub.org. For additional information call (903) 348-5099, (903) 243-0979, or (903) 438-7153.
The Muddy Lotus hosted their Ribbon Cutting Celebration
The Muddy Lotus, a new yoga experience in Sulphur Springs, hosted their ribbon cutting celebration on Wednesday, March 7 at noon. They offer different yoga classes at East Texas Gymnastics, located at 1402 Mockingbird Lane in Sulphur Springs. All levels are welcomed, and the first class is free of charge. For more information, call owner Clay Pirdle at (903) 243-1614.