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Hopkins County Chamber Connection November 17

 

 

Lezley Brown Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce
Lezley Brown
Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce

Stinson RV Resort hosted a ribbon cutting celebration on Friday, November 11th at noon

Stinson RV Resort hosted a ribbon cutting celebration on Friday, November 11th at noon.  They are located at 3641 East 1-30 in Campbell, Texas.  Their park is family built, owned and operated. They offer 75 pull through sites with black asphalt pads, 30/50 AMP service, full hook-ups for water, sewer, and electric, general store, bathhouse/laundry facilities, and a three-acre pond for catch and release.

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AgriLife Extension is hosting the 2016 Earthkind Living Conference on Friday, November 18th

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension is sponsoring the 2016 Earthkind Living Conference on Friday, November 18th at First Baptist Church in Sulphur Springs. Registration is open from October 10th to November 10th with admission prices being $25.  After November 10th, and on site, tickets will cost $35.  This conference will introduce consumer, producers, and volunteers to Earth-Kind Living, a balanced system using university research proven techniques for quality living, environmental stewardship, and overall well-being. For more information and to register, visit https://agrilife.org/earthkindliving.

 

Wesley United Methodist Church will host their Fall Roundup on Saturday, November 19th

WUMC is hosting their annual Fall Round-up on Saturday, November 19th, at 614 Bellview Street in Sulphur Springs.  The Country Store with homemade goodies will open at 3:30, stew and chili are served from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., silent auction from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., and the live auction will begin at 6:30 p.m.  Tickets are All-You-Can-Eat for $6.00.  Children ten and under are $4.00, and under five are free of charge.  Quart sales begin at 6:30 p.m. and cost two tickets. Child care is available!

 

Sulphur Springs Symphony League will host their live auction on Saturday, November 19th at 6 p.m.

The Sulphur Springs Symphony League will host their live auction on KSST, Channel 18, and on their website on Saturday, November 19th beginning at 6 p.m.  You can preview the auction items at KKST tomorrow from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

 

Reilly Springs Jamboree scheduled for Saturday, November 19th at 7 p.m.

The Reilly Springs Jamboree is scheduled to host Jake Penrod, 2016 AWA Vocalist of the Year, and Comedian Willie P. Richardson, on Saturday, November 19th at 7 p.m.  Tickets are $10.00 per ticket.  For more information call Enola Gay at (903) 438-3568 or Roger Reed at (903) 348-7114.  The Reilly Springs Community Center at 109 CR 1439 in Sulphur Springs.

 

6th Annual Turkey Trot scheduled for Thanksgiving Day on Celebration Plaza

Get ready to make room for your Thanksgiving meal by participating in the 6th Annual Turkey Trot on Thursday, November 24th, on Celebration Plaza.  The 5K Run/Walk will begin at 8 a.m. with a $30 entry fee.  The 10K Run will also begin at 8 a.m. with a $40 entry fee.  Pace for the 10K is 12 minutes per mile.  There is also a Kids Fun Run at 7:30 a.m. for ages 10 and under.  Entry fee for the Fun Run is $5.  Register at Fieldhouse Sports by November 12th to guarantee your t-shirt.  Packet pick up is scheduled for Wednesday, November 23rd, at the ROC from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

 

Heritage Park will host Christmas in the Park on Saturday, November 26th at 6:00 p.m.

Heritage Park will host their annual Christmas in the Park on Saturday, November 26th beginning at 6:00 p.m.  While in the park, visitors can enjoy a spectacle of lights, strolling carolers, musicians, a live nativity scene, and Santa Claus. Free hot cocoa, coffee, punch, cookies and other goodies are served in various building on the grounds. Most of the historic buildings are open, with volunteers dressed in period costumes to help give the feeling of stepping into the past. The festival will run from 6 pm to 9 pm. The $5 admission ticket is eligible for one of our many door prizes to be given away, compliments of local business owners.

 

Merle Norman is hosting an Open House November 29th -December 3rd

Merle Norman is hosting an Open House from November 29th to December 3rd.  Tuesday the 29th through Friday the 2nd, the Open House is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.  On Saturday, December 3rd, please pop in the Open House between 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Merle Norman will give 10% off retain during the Open House hours.  Be the first to shop limited-edition gift sets and experience festive makeup looks at the year’s most special beauty event for Merle Norman. Merle Norman is located at 202 Davis Street North in Sulphur Springs.

 

Reed’s Auto Detail will host a Ribbon Cutting on Thursday, December 1st to mark their new location

Reed’s Auto Detail will host a Ribbon Cutting Celebration to open their new location at 412 Main Street in Sulphur Springs.  Please come by and check out the new location!

 

Phinesse Farms Winery will host a Ribbon Cutting Celebration on Thursday, December 1st at 5 p.m.

Phinesse Farms Winery, located at 223 Main Street in Sulphur Springs, will host their Ribbon Cutting Celebration on Thursday, December 1st at 5 p.m.  They will have refreshments and samples of their Hopkins County grown wines.  Please make plans to stop in, check it out, and welcome Phinesse Farms Winery!

 

Lights of Life Tree Lighting is scheduled for Thursday, December 1st, at 6 p.m. in the Gardens at Christus

The Lights of Life Tree Lighting Ceremony will take place on Thursday, December 1st, at 6 p.m. in the Gardens at Christus.  You can make a $25 donation to be given in honor or memory of someone.  This donation will be represented as a light on the Lights of Life Christmas tree, and with a luminary that will line the walkway leading to the Christmas tree.  You can take the luminary home as a remembrance of your loved one.  There will also be pictures with Santa, Christmas carols, cookies and hot chocolate.  Please contact the Healthcare Foundation for additional information, (903) 438-4799. Please mail your donations to: 115 Airport Road, Sulphur Springs, Texas, 75482. The deadline for luminaries is November 30th.

 

Community Seeds will hold 7th Annual Christmas Benefit on Thursday, December 1st, 2016

Community Seeds will hold their 7th Annual Christmas Benefit including prime rib and live entertainment on Thursday, December 1st at 6:00 p.m. at the National Guard Armory in Greenville, Texas.  The proceeds will benefit the poor and underserved people of Hunt, Rains, and Hopkins Counties.  Individual seating is $75 per seat, table sponsorship is $2500 to seat eight, and corporate sponsorship is $2500 and seats 12. Please RSVP by phone or email by November 12th. The number to call is (903) 634-5673 and the email is info@cseeds.org.

 

The CASA Cookie Walk is scheduled for Friday, December 2nd from 9 a.m. to noon

CASA will host the annual Cookie Walk on Friday, December 2nd from 9 a.m. to noon at First United Methodist Church in Sulphur Springs in the Family Life Center.  Cookies are $5.00 per pound. You can choose the cookies you would like to take home.  Make plans to cookie shop on December 2nd!

 

Lion’s Club will host the 9th Annual Christmas Parade on Friday, December 2nd at 6:30 p.m.

The Lion’s Club is hosting the 9th Annual Christmas Parade presented by Carriage House Manor on Friday, December 2nd at 6:30 p.m.  The parade begins at Buford Park and goes East on Connally Street to the square.  It turns left onto Church Street and left on Houston Street to end in the Gerald Prim Stadium parking lot. Line-up begins at 3:00 p.m. on December 2nd.  Registrations are due by noon on Tuesday, November 29th.  There is no entry fee, but donations are accepted if made payable to the Sulphur Springs Lions Club.  All entries must be decorated with working Christmas lights.

 

Sister Babyz 5th Annual “Give Back” Fashion Show is scheduled for Friday, December 2nd, at 6:30 p.m.

Sister Babyz Boutique is hosting their 5th Annual Fashion Show on Friday, December 2nd, at 6:30 p.m. at The Venue at 219 on Main Street. Sister Babyz will match all contributions of up to $3,000 to benefit the Angels from the Salvation Army in our area.  There will be door prizes, gift card giveaways, live music, a photo booth, refreshments, and a hot chocolate bar (provided by Idzi Bitsy Bakery).

 

Hopkins County presents A Christmas Carol on December 2nd, 3rd, and 4th at the SSISD Auditorium

For the first time ever, the fine arts organizations of Hopkins County are coming together to bring Sulphur Springs a truly special event! The Main St. Theatre’s Community Players, Northeast Texas Symphony League, and the Northeast Texas Choral Society are joining forces to present “A Christmas Carol: The Musical”. The Bright Star League of Cultural Arts is also helping with coordinating this production. The performances will be Friday, December 2nd, Saturday, December 3rd, both at 7:30pm.  There will be a third performance on Sunday, December 4th at 2pm. All performances will be held at the Sulphur Springs High School Auditorium at the Civic Center. Please help the local arts by getting your tickets at communitychristmascarol.com and come spend #ChristmasTogether! Tickets are $20 for General Admission and $35 for VIP.

 

Divorce Care held weekly at First United Methodist Church at 6:00 p.m.

Divorce Care is a weekly seminar and support group that will help you heal from the hurt of divorce or separation.  It’s a warm, caring environment led by people who understand what you are going through. You will learn practical information that will help you deal with the challenges of being divorced.  Best of all, you will gain hope, healing, and help for your future. Divorce Care Meets every Wednesday from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 beginning on October 5th at the First United Methodist Church in Sulphur Springs in the Open Door Sunday School Classroom.  This is found in the basement of the main building.  There is childcare if needed.  They will meet for 14 weeks with one week of a special session entitled “Surviving the Holidays”.  This is scheduled for November 16th. Contact information is Tom Young at youngtom60@gmail.com, (903) 413-1673 or Debbie Young at youngdede60@gmail.com; (903) 243-1235.

 

Welcome to the newest member of the Chamber of Commerce, Amber Gilbert. We are happy to have you!