Chamber Connection-July 7th
by Lezley Brown
I hope you were all able to attend and thoroughly enjoy the Independence Day Concert and Fireworks presented by the Sulphur Springs Symphony League last Saturday night. The concert was flawless and the fireworks were truly a sight to be seen. What a wonderful night in Hopkins County! Thank you to everyone who worked diligently to make that beautiful night such a success.
Ribbon Cutting for The Chocolate Finale was held at noon on Thursday, June 30th
We welcomed The Chocolate Finale to the Chamber of Commerce at noon. They brought a chocolate fountain with 20 pounds of melted milk chocolate! It was incredible. The Chocolate Finale specializes in events such as weddings, parties, and celebrations. Please consider them for your next event!
Wesley United Methodist Church selling t-shirts and bracelets for Team Eisley
Wesley United Methodist Church is selling t-shirts and snap bracelets to help raise medical funds for Eisley Henderson. Eisley is the daughter of Timmy and Magan Henderson. The t-shirts and bracelets will be available at the church starting on Friday, July 8th. They will also be sold on Saturdays at the Celebration Market. Cost of the t-shirt is $20, and the bracelets are $5.
Cricket Wireless is hosting a Customer Appreciation Cookout on Friday, July 8th from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Free pork chops and hot dogs are on the menu for Cricket Wireless customers tomorrow from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Cricket Wireless will host this cookout in the parking lot of their building, 1217 South Broadway, Suite O, in Broadway Square. They hope everyone will stop by and enjoy some great food and fellowship.
Affiliated Driving School, Tuesday, July 19th at the Senior Citizen’s Center
Karon Weatherman is offering an Affiliated Driving School at the Senior Citizen’s Center on Tuesday, July 19th. The class is good for ticket dismissal and/or 10% off of your liability insurance. The discount is good for three years. The cost of the class is $15.00 for Insurance Discount or $25 for Ticket Dismissal. Call 903-885-1661.
Schlotzsky’s will host a Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening on Wednesday, July 20th at 10 a.m.
Join the Chamber as we welcome Schlotzsky’s Café and Bakery to Hopkins County with a ribbon cutting on Wednesday, July 20th at 10 a.m. Schlotzsky’s is located at 1050 Gilmer Street. Schlotzsky’s offers a variety of sandwiches, soups, pizza, and Cinnabon cinnamon rolls. Make sure to stop in for a treat!
Ribbon Cutting for Fox & Fig on Wednesday, July 20th at noon
Fox & Fig, a new store specializing in farmhouse, vintage, and unique décor and furniture, will host a ribbon cutting at noon on Wednesday, July 20th. They are located at 624 Main Street. Please come by at noon to attend the ribbon cutting and check out this beautiful new business! Fox & Fig’s official grand opening day is Saturday, July 30th.
Adult Leadership Class being offered for the Fall! Sign up Now!!!
Lynda Hager reported that she would be offering an Adult Leadership Class starting in August for anyone who is interested. The Adult Leadership Class is a community leadership development program sponsored by the Hopkins county Chamber of Commerce. The course was created in 1989 with the concept of offering leadership training and community involvement for emerging business and community leaders. Leadership Sulphur Springs is a nine-month session, with meetings held once a month. For more information, please call the Chamber of Commerce at 903-885-6515.
Celebration Plaza’s Friday night movie will be The Hunger Games: Mockingjay at 8 p.m. Main Street Theatre will present August: Osage County that evening. They are hosting a gala performance that night with the gala starting at 6 p.m. and the show beginning at 7 p.m. Tickets for this show are $20 and may be purchased online at www.mainsttheatre.com or by phone at (903) 885-0107. Additional show times are available. Saturday morning, Yoga on the Square will be offered from 9 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. The TESLA Superchargers Opening will be held at the Police Station from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., and the Celebration Market will be held on Celebration Plaza from 6-10 p.m. Ernesto’s Mariachi Band will be performing.
It is amazing to me that 2016 is half over already. Time really does fly when you’re having fun. Please take the time to like the Chamber of Commerce Facebook page for up to date information about happening events and activities. Mark your calendars and join us!!