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Hopkins County Chamber Connection

Lezley Brown
Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce

By Lezley Brown

Attention All Chamber Members…. Membership Directories are being prepared NOW!!!

Chamber Members, we are going to print with the 2019 Membership Directory. We are going to have it ready for distribution in the first part of January, so we need you to do a few things.

Please go to HopkinsChamber.org and click in the directory search. Please check to make sure that we have the correct information for your business. We have been trying to check and recheck it, but we need your help to make sure everything is correct.

  • If your membership investment is past due, payment arrangements need to be made prior to December 22 to be included in the 2019 Directory.

3)   If you find information that needs to be corrected, please call the Chamber at 903-885-6515.  If you are interested in placing an ad in the directory, please contact Lee Ann Peugh at Echo Publishing at 903-885-8663.

 

Would you like to recognize an Outstanding Educator?

Here is your chance… the Chamber of Commerce Education Committee wants to allow all Hopkins County Citizens to nominate their candidates for “Outstanding Professional Educator” (Administrator, Counselor, Diagnostician, or Teacher) “Outstanding Para-Professional Educator” (Secretary or Aide) and “Outstanding Auxiliary Educator” (Maintenance, Custodial, Transportation, Nurse or Cafeteria). You may pick up a nomination form at the Chamber office at 300 Connally Street and then either fax, e-mail or mail it in, no later than December 31. Our fax number is 903-885-6516, our e-mail address is Lezley@HopkinsChamber.org, and our mailing address is also 300 Connally Street, Sulphur Springs, TX 75482. Don’t miss this opportunity to recognize a special educator!

 

Nominations for Large and Small Business of the Year!

Please submit your nomination for Large Business of the Year or Small Business of the Year. Nominations should be for those businesses which exhibit outstanding community involvement—civic, church, educational, benevolent, humanitarian or other. You may pick up a nomination form at the Chamber office at 300 Connally Street and either fax, e-mail or mail it in, no later than December 31. Our fax number is 903-885-6516, our e-mail address is Lezley@HopkinsChamber.org and our mailing address is 300 Connally Street, Sulphur Springs, TX 75482.

 

Donation opportunity for students at A&M-Commerce

Cleaning out your closet over the holidays? Consider donating your gently worn business casual or professional clothes to the Lion Wardrobe, a program sponsored by Career Development at Texas A&M University-Commerce. Donations are used to help students look the part for interviews, presentations, conferences, or other professional events and set that very important first impression with employers. You can drop them off at the Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce, 300 Connally Street in Sulphur Springs, Monday, Friday from 9:00 am until 5:00 pm. For more information, contact Bethany Ferrall at 903-468-3212.

 

Slaughter’s BBQ is hosting a food drive

Slaughter’s BBQ is hosting a Food Truck Food Drive to benefit the Senior Center in Sulphur Springs. Bring any non-perishable food item to Slaughter’s BBQ, 1000 Gilmer Street, on Saturday, December 22, from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm and receive a free hot dog, chips, and water. Items most needed are chicken broth, green beans, tomatoes, carrots, corn, and cream of chicken, mushroom, celery soups. For more information, call David Slaughter at (903) 445-7387.