The Chamber Connection

 

 

by: Meredith Caddell

April 7, 2016

 

 

Spring Clean for the City of Sulphur Springs is April 4th – 9th 7am-7pm

 

Sulphur Springs Antique Gallery will open Saturday, April 9th with a Classic Car Show         

Thank you to everyone who attended the ribbon cutting for the Sulphur Springs Antique Gallery.  If you like antiques, you will LOVE this place!  They are opening this Saturday at 10:00!  Anita would love for everyone that has an old car, to bring it out for a Show & Tell, enjoy a complimentary cup of coffee or tee and shop around with the room full of antiques, art curiosities and more!  Also, if you are a history buff…you will love to see the amazing artifact from several different wars.  They also have vendor spaces available!  They are located at 1130 Shannon Road East.  For more information please call 903-569-4257. 

 

 

 

2016 Tanner Higgins Warrior Run, Saturday, April 9th at Cooper Lake State Park

The Tanner Higgins Warrior Run was created to honor the memory of Sergeant Tanner Stone Higgins, 23, killed by enemy forces during a heavy firefight while conducting combat operations in Logar Province Afghanistan April 14, 2012.  The Tanner Higgins Military Memorial Fund developed from the Warrior Run event is soon to be a 501c3 non-profit organization.  The mission is “To serve men and women in uniform who serve their country or community.”  The offer financial and social support beyond what the government offers to men and women of service and their families. 

There are many opportunities to help the Memorial Fund…you may be a sponsor…on many different levels, or you may participate in the 5K run or 1K Grunt Run.  For more information, please email Patti Sells at pattidsells@hotmail.com or visit www.tannerstonehiggins.com.

 

Kid's Safe Saturday will be held at Kid's Kingdom @ Buford Park located at the corner of League Street and Connally Street in Sulphur Springs, TX on Saturday April 9th from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. 

 

Ribbon Cutting for The Chanler Salons, Wednesday, April 13th at 5:00pm

Renee Chanler would like to welcome everyone to their beautiful innovative new gallery of mini-salon suites, located at 468 Shannon Road.  Each stylist has her own suite, so they can focus on just YOU!  They provide spa, beauty and personal care!  Come see one of their stylists…Renee Chanler, Mindy Bentley, Shelly Vittitow, Kory Dunnett, Misty Carr & Cami WilliamsWe will host their ribbon cutting Wednesday, April 13th at 5:00pm, so please stop by after work for light refreshments, beverages & wonderful hospitality!  For more information or to schedule an appointment please call 903-885-3025.

 

2nd Annual Tennis Tournament & Fundraiser for CANHelp, Saturday, April 16th

Don’t miss this opportunity for a day of family fun.  The 2nd Annual Play It Forward Tennis Tournament and fundraiser benefitting CANHelp.  Proceeds from this even will allow CANHelp to continue to provide important services to the residents of Hopkins County in times of need.  The even will be Saturday, April 16th at the Sulphur Springs High School Tennis Courts.  All ages welcome along will all tennis skill levels.  It will be round robin style doubles play.  Guaranteed 3 matches & event t-shrit.  They will also have a silent auction and concessions! Check in begins at 8:30 and you may pick up entry forms at CANHelp or register at www.canhelponline.org.

 

 

 

 

Women’s Strength Training & Nutrition Workshop, Saturday April 16th from 9:30-12:30

This workshop is for females of all ages and fitness levels to connect in a small group setting to discuss the benefits of strength/cardio training, body image, confidence building & nutrition.   Women may also participate in a 45 minute body weight training session that includes a dynamic warm-up, modifications for anyone new to working out, cool down and breathing drills.  Then, enjoy a post-workout recover shake & snack to refuel your body.  There is a chance to win great prizes.  The cost is only $20!  This event will take place at Head to Toe Nutrition on the square at 101 Gilmer Street with Karen Sears hosting the workshop!  You may drop off payment and register at 24 Hour Gym Fitness.  Attendance is limited, so don’t delay!

Sulphur Springs Airport Civil Air Patrol Open House & Free Flights for kids 8-17-April 16th

The Sulphur Springs Airport Civil Air Patrol will host an open house Saturday, April 16th from 8am-Noon.  They will have hands-on aerospace activities for children, aerospace rocketry displays, hovercraft demonstrations, flight simulator, search & rescue operations, fire education trailer, helicopter static display, aircraft static display, communications, and lunch!  The will offer free flights as well. 

 

Reilly Springs Jamboree presents Jack’s Western Swing Round Up, April 16th at 7pm & After Hours!

You don’t want to miss this great evening of entertainment at the Reilly Springs Jamboree, Saturday, April 16th at 7pm.  Jack Phillips, along with Caroline Grace Wiseman, Abby Payne and Devon Dawson will be sure to provide a wonderful evening of Western Swing!  We will host a Business After Hours at 6:30 with food and door prizes.  We encourage everyone to stay for the show at 7pm.  Admission is only $10.  For more information, please call Enola gay at 903-438-3568.

 

Poster Contest for all 5th Grade Students in Hopkins County

Deputy Kelly Wiser with the D.A.R. E. program invites all 5th graders in Hopkins County to participate in the Poster Contest, April 23rd!  Topics for the posters may include illegal drugs, tobacco, alcohol, bullying, peer pressure, and/or prescription meds.  All posters must be on poster board and students may use any resources on the poster.  Entries must be submitted by April 23rd at 10:00am at the Sheriff’s office, 298 Rosemont Street.  Awards for the best overall posters.  They will also have a free hot do lunch for students.  For questions, please contact Deputy Kelly Wiser at 903-438-4040 or kwiser@hopkinscountytx.org.

 

Claws for a Cause Crawfish Boil, Saturday, April 30th on Main Street

Don’t miss the 3rd Annual Claws for a Cause Crawfish Boil, hosted by the Sulphur Springs Rotary Club.  The event will be Saturday April 30th beginning at 5:30pm on Main Street.  All you can eat crawfish & fixins until it’s gone!  Live Music from the Zydeco Stingrays.  Tickets are available online on FB: Claws for a Cause for $25 in advance and $30 the day of the event.

 

Twogether in Texas Marriage Education Workshop

The next session will be held on Saturday, May 21, from 8:30 a.m. to approximately 3:30 p.m. at the Hopkins County Extension Office.  The workshop is free and engaged couples will receive a certificate to save $60 upon applying for a marriage license.  Topics covered will be marriage expectations, communication, conflict resolution, money management, and goals & dreams.  Lunch and refreshments will be provided by local businesses.  Please call 903-885-3443 to reserve seats.

 

We would like to welcome our newest members to the Chamber of Commerce:

FREDDIE TAYLOR & ASSOCIATES

614 Bill Bradford Rd.                                      

Sulphur Springs, TX  75482

Freddie Taylor

903-348-9623

Consultant & City Council

 

 

That’s all for now…have a GREAT week!

 

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