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Hopkins County Chamber Events

Chamber Connection-April 12

The Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce will host a City Council Candidate Forum at the Sulphur Springs Middle School on Thursday (Apr 19) at 6″00 pm. SSMS is at 835 Wildcat Way in Sulphur Springs, and admittance to the forum will be through the back doors of the school. Questions from the public are encouraged, and you must submit them in advance to the Chamber of Commerce via email, fax, or mail. The Chamber needs your questions by Monday (Apr 16). Submitted questions will be reviewed and approved by a committee appointed for this purpose. There are no questions accepted from the floor during the forum. Email questions to Lezley@HopkinsChamber.org, fax to (903)885-6516, or mail to 300 Connally Street in Sulphur Springs. We hope you will be able to attend that evening to see the candidates discuss essential topics for Sulphur Springs.

Danna’s Buffalo Girls will hold their grand opening and ribbon cutting

To kick-off, the flea market style and swap, the Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce will host a Ribbon Cutting Celebration on Thursday (Apr 12), 12:00 pm, at the Hopkins County Regional Civic Center. Early shopping will begin immediately following the ribbon cutting until 600 pm. Visit www.dannasfleamarketstyle.com or call 903-439-7091 for more information.

Danna’s Buffalo Girls’ Flea Market Style/Swap on April 12-14, at 8:00 am.

Danna’s Buffalo Girls’ will be having a flea market style/swap event Thursday through Saturday (Apr 12-14) beginning at 8:00 am at the Hopkins County Regional Civic Center. We need vendors as well as shoppers and “junque” lovers who are ready to shop, swap, and eat. Early shopping will be Thursday (Apr 12) from noon to 6:00, and the first 50 shoppers receive a goody bag filled with donations from local merchants. The entry fee on Thursday is $10 and will go to the “Save the Trolley” fund. The entry fee on Friday and Saturday is $5. Visit www.dannasfleamarketstyle.com or call 903-439-7091 for more information.

The Sixth Annual Tanner Higgins Warrior Run is Saturday (Apr 14)

The Sixth Annual Tanner Higgins Five-Mile Warrior Run and One-Mile Grunt Run are Saturday (Apr 14) at Cooper Lake State Park. Registration is until Friday (Apr 13) for $45. You may also register the day of the race for $50, and the Grunt Race will be $25. Warrior Run Registration includes race chip timing and a race day T-shirt. For additional information, visit www.tannerstonehiggins.com.

CANHelp prepares for their annual tennis tournament

CANHelp is preparing for their Fourth Annual Play It Forward Tennis Tournament and fundraiser which is Saturday (Apr 14) at the Sulphur Springs High School Tennis Courts located at 1200 Connally Street in Sulphur Springs. Check-in begins at 8:30 am. Entry forms are available at CANHelp, 613 Gilmer Street in Sulphur Springs, or online at www.canhelponline.org. Proceeds from this event will allow CANHelp to continue to provide essential services to the residents of Hopkins County in times of need. We welcome all ages and skill levels. The tournament is a round robin style with doubles play. Don’t miss this fun event benefiting a great cause!

History by Foot is Saturday (Apr 14)

History by Foot with John Sellers is Saturday (Apr 14) at 10:00 am. The cost is $10.00 per person. Make your reservation by emailing John Sellers at sellersj1@verizon.net or call CNB at 903-885-7523. Reservations are filling up fast!

The John Chester Dutch Oven Cooking Class is Saturday (Apr 14) from 8:00 am until noon

The John Chester Dutch Oven Cooking Class is Saturday (Apr 14) from 8:00 am until noon at Heritage Park in Sulphur Springs. It is your chance to learn the ins and outs of cooking with a Dutch oven. We include lunch and door prizes. The fee is $15 per person. For more information contact Rick Wilson at (903) 885-9692 or (903) 335-2752.

Warp 9 Computers is hosting their ribbon cutting celebration

Warp 9 Computers is hosting their ribbon cutting celebration on Wednesday (Apr 18) at noon at the Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce located at 300 Connally Street in Sulphur Springs. Please make plans to come by to learn about the services Warp 9 offers and to welcome this new business to Hopkins County!

The 2018 UPRA Rodeo is Friday and Saturday (Apr 20-21)

The Hopkins County Rodeo Committee presents the 2018 UPRA Rodeo at the Hopkins County Indoor Civic Center arena on Friday and Saturday (Apr 20-21). The doors open nightly at 6:00 pm and the rodeo begins at 7:30 pm. Ticket prices are $10 for Friday, $12 for Saturday, and $8 for children on both nights. Tickets are available at Circle E Western Store in Sulphur Springs.

Reilly Springs Jamboree welcomes Jack’s Western Swing Round-Up

The Reilly Springs Jamboree, Hopkins County’s original music venue, presents Jack’s Western Swing Round-Up on Saturday (Apr 21) at 7:00 pm. Jack Phillips and his friends will entertain throughout the evening, and you shouldn’t miss! The Reilly Springs Community Center is at 109 CR 1439 in Sulphur Springs. For additional information contact Allison Phillips at (903) 348-7321, Enola Gay at (903) 438-3568, or visit www.jackphillipsmusic.com.

Como School Reunion is Saturday (Apr 21)

The planning committee for the biennial Como High School reunion is Saturday (Apr 21) in the Como-Pickton School cafeteria. Registration will begin at 10:00 am followed by a short program to recognize former teachers, the oldest graduate, and the former student traveling the longest distance. Lunch, consisting of a main dish, sides, dessert, and beverage, will be served for $12. Everyone is encouraged to arrive early and greet former classmates before, during, and after lunch! For additional information, call Richard Teer at (903) 488-3673 or Elizabeth Coker Trepanier at (903) 885-3887.

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 Wednesday (Apr 25) 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 on the site. The MFLN offers both continuing education credit (CE) and certificates of completion for webinars. Additional webinars will take place on Wednesday (May 23), and Wednesday (Jun 13). For more information, call the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Office – Hopkins County – at 903-885-3443.

CPI is hosting a customer appreciation of Thursday (Apr 26)

CPI is hosting a customer appreciation dinner and product demonstration on Thursday (Apr 26) at 6:00 pm at the Sulphur Springs Country Club. CPI would love for you to join them for dinner and stay to learn about the new products they are now offering. Dinner will include salad, prime rib, bacon green beans, broccoli with cheese sauce, and garlic mashed potatoes. Please RSVP to contact.us@accesseforms.com.

Sulphur Springs Youth Orchestra presents Family Music Night

The Sulphur Springs Youth Orchestra presents a Family Music Night on Friday (Apr 27) at 6:30 pm at Shannon Oaks Church, located at 1113 Shannon Road in Sulphur Springs. This event is free to the public. Enjoy movie themed and great classical music performances by local musicians. Children are welcomed to dress as their favorite movie characters. For more information, call (903) 261-7907, or email Sulphurspringsyouthorchestra@gmail.com.

Have a wonderful weekend!
–Lezley