Chamber Call – January 12, 2022: Announcement of the theme for the Ninety-fifth Annual Membership Banquet of the Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce

Chamber Call – January 12, 2022: Announcement of the theme for the Ninety-fifth Annual Membership Banquet of the Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce

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Written by Butch Burnie, Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce President/CEO

Immerse yourself in your digital advertising choices at lunch and the next learning in the room.

April Bliss, founder of Bliss Digital Innovations, will present the quarterly Room Lunch and Learning, providing small businesses with timely and useful information about digital advertising options other than pay-per-click. You will learn about Retargeting, Targeted Viewing, Behavioral Targeting, Keyword Targeting, Native Ads, Mobile Opening, Social Mirror, Facebook, Instagram, Amazon Targeting, LinkedIn, Home IP Targeting, Video Advertising (OTT, Pre-roll), Search Engine Optimization and reputation management.

The seminar will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, January 25, at Clarion Point. Chamber members can have the seminar with lunch for $15. For out-of-room members, the cost is $20 per person. Call the room at 903-885-6515 or [email protected] to sign up.

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95y The Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce’s annual membership banquet will go back to the future with an ’80s-themed dinner on Thursday, February 17, at the Hopkins County Regional Civic Center.

There will be prizes, music, food and fun at the annual banquet. Social media and cocktail hour starts at 6pm, food service starts at 6:30, prizes start at 7pm

You can reserve your seat for $30 per person or get a table for $10 for $500. Tables include preferential seating and display of names.

Nominations for this year’s Provider of Care are still being accepted. This award, along with Citizens of the Year, Small and Large Business of the Year, Woman of the Year and others, will be announced at the Chamber’s Membership Banquet on Thursday, February 17th.

Nominations can be sent to [email protected] Or mail it to the following address:

Provider of the Year – The Pilot Club – PO Box 131, Sulfur Springs, TX 75483.

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Work continues on the 2022 Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce Guide. We are distributing more than 7,000 of these guides to visitors, relocation seekers, and even township champions interested in learning more about our local business. It includes historical information as well as all the things to see and do in Hopkins County. The best part is that it includes an alphabetical and categorical list of your business. LeeAnn Peugh, with Echo Publishing, will contact you to see if you are interested in placing an ad in the directory.

Prices are reasonable, and it’s one of the best ways to represent your business. I hope you consider this a wise investment with over 7000 business exposure opportunities. You can also call the room, and I will pass on your information to them.

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  • Buddy Home Furnishings will have a bar cut on noon Friday, January 14, at his new home, 1147 South Broadway Street, please join us for the event.
  • The Lonestar Response Team will host a ribbon cutting at the Chamber’s office, 110 Main Street, noon on Tuesday, January 18. Please welcome them to the community.
Ribbon cutting for Rythmic Productions Music Company
  • The Rythmic Productions Music Company hosted a huge opening and ribbon cutting on Friday, January 7, at 1217 South Broadway, owner of Suite Q, Calvin Hickerson, his father and brother giving a short jazz show as part of the Open House.

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The Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce highlights a Chamber member each week. Please join me in congratulating our business for this week on January 12th, Flippin Printing. You can read biographical stories on the Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce’s Facebook page and Instagram page.

Main Street Theatre

Main Street Theater will reopen on January 14 and 15 with duo Brad Davis and Joel Weaver. Doors open at 6:30 PM on both days. Go to communityplayersinc.com to get tickets.

National ranked basketball

Texas A&M-Commerce will host Lubbock Christian University in a double-header basketball game on Thursday, January 13, in which the four teams are seeded nationally. The ladies game, which hosts the No. 3 A&M-Commerce No. 1 LCU, begins at 5:30 p.m. The men’s game, with the LCU’s #1 ranked Lions hosted, kicks off at 7:30 p.m. Tickets, go to LionAthletics.com/tickets or call 903-468-8756.

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