Computer & Networks hosting a ribbon cutting
Computers & Networks is hosting their ribbon cutting celebration on Friday, May 11, at noon. They will have refreshments, so make sure to stop by and see all the things Computers & Networks can do for you and your business. They are located 525 Gilmer Street in Sulphur Springs. See you there!
Heritage Christian Counseling Center is holding a cookout fundraiser
Heritage Christian Counseling Center is hosting a Hamburger Cookout on Friday, May 11, in First United Methodist Church’s parking lot, between City National Bank and Alliance Bank. Lunch begins at 11:00 am and will last until sold out. A $5.00 donation includes a hamburger, chips, drink, and dessert. For more information, you can call Mary at (903) 438-6829.
Twogether in Texas Marriage Education Workshop is scheduled for Saturday, May 12
The next Twogether in Texas Marriage Education Workshop is scheduled for Saturday, May 12, at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Office, 1200-B W. Houston Street, Sulphur Springs, from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm. This free workshop will cover marriage expectations, communication, conflict resolution, money management, and goals & dreams. Lunch and refreshments will be provided. Engaged couples who attend the workshop will be given a certificate to save $60 upon applying for a marriage license. You man contact the Extension Office at 903-885-3443 to enroll.
CANHelp is hosting a poverty simulation
CANHelp is hosting a poverty simulation from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm on Wednesday, May 16, at the ROC, located at 115 Putnam Street in Sulphur Springs. The Community Action Poverty Simulation provides participants with the opportunity to assume the role of a low-income family member living on a limited budget. It is divided into four, 15-minute sessions, each of which represents one week in which you must provide for your family and maintain your home. Lunch is provided, but space is limited. Make reservations before May 4. If you have any questions, please call CANHelp at (903) 885-9797.
Slaughter’s BBQ Oasis will host a ribbon cutting celebration
Slaughter’s BBQ Oasis will host their ribbon cutting celebration on Saturday, May 19, at 9:00 am. They are located in the Fix & Feed parking lot, 1000 Gilmer Street in Sulphur Springs. Make sure to stop by and welcome this new business to Hopkins County (and eat some delicious breakfast)!
Branded Ranch Rodeo is scheduled for Saturday, May 19
Our local Cowboy Churches along with Community Seeds will host and endorse the Branded Ranch Rodeo & at the Hopkins County Regional Civic Center on Saturday, May 9. The Rodeo starts at 4:00 pm where you will enjoy sortin’, a calf scramble, wild cow milkin’, muggin’, and bronc riding. Tickets are $5 per person, kids under five are free. You may also make a donation of $10 for a chance to win a custom Kearney trailer. This year’s proceeds support Community Seeds. For more information, you may visit www.brandedranchrodeo.com.
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 May 23 webinar will take place at 10:00 am. 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 within the site. The MFLN offers both continuing education credit (CE) and certificates of completion for webinars. An additional webinar will take place on June 13. For more information, you can call the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Office, Hopkins County, at 903-885-3443.
The Northeast Texas Alliance will host workforce seminar
On June 6 the Northeast Texas Alliance is holding a regional government seminar to discuss workforce issues. Workforce readiness and preparation are the current buzzwords and major points of discussion not only for new business recruitment but also business retention and expansion. The luncheon speaker will be TWC Commissioner Julian Alvarez, with additional speakers including Texas State Senator Brian Hughes. The seminar is scheduled from 8:00 am until 1:30 pm and will include lunch. It will be located at the Mt Pleasant Civic Center in Mt Pleasant. Cost for the program is $23.00 each. The Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce is encouraging participation in this program by encouraging attendance of our businesses, community leaders, and citizens. You may call the Chamber at (903) 885-6515 to order your tickets.