Business Notes: July 30

07/29/2014 9:44 AM

07/29/2014 9:45 AM

Business doings

Gather offers crafts, cooking, gardening and business classes at 111 W. Chatham St., Cary. For details, go to www.gathernc.com.

Southern Charm Gift Boutique offers art classes in Cary Towne Center, 1105 Walnut St., Cary. For details, go to www.etsy.com/shop/southerncharmgifts2.

Whisk, a kitchen supply store, offers cooking classes in Waverly Place Shopping Center at 316 Colonades Way, suite 214, Cary. For details, go to www.whiskcarolina.com.

DreamQuest Productions, a film and television production company, moved from Los Angeles to Cary. For details about the company, go to www.dreamquest.tv.

Habitat for Humanity of Wake County opened its third ReStore on July 26 at 826 E. Williams St., Apex.

A ground-breaking ceremony for The Mayton Inn will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 13, at 301 S. Academy St., Cary. For details, go to www.maytoninn.com.

Field & Stream will open a new store in Cary with a ribbon-cutting at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 5, at Parkside Town Commons, 1048 Parkside Main St. For details, go to www.fieldandstreamshop.com.

Calendar

The Morrisville Chamber of Commerce will host a member appreciation luncheon from noon to 1 p.m. Monday, Aug. 4, in the White Ventures Chamber Building, 260 Town Hall Drive, suite A. The lunch is free for the first 45 chamber members who register. For details and registration, go to www.MorrisvilleChamber.org.

The Cary Chamber of Commerce will host an economic development meeting from 8-9 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 6, at 807 N. Academy St. For details and registration, go to www.carychamber.com.

The Apex Chamber of Commerce and Wake Technical Community College will offer a notary public class from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 7, at 220 N. Salem St., Apex. The class is open to 30 participants and costs $110 for chamber members and $125 for non-members. For details and registration, go to www.apexchamber.com.

The Cary Chamber of Commerce will host an education meeting at noon Wednesday, Aug. 13, at 807 N. Academy St. For details and registration, go to www.carychamber.com.

The Morrisville Chamber of Commerce will meet for Year 2: Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act from 7:30-9:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 14, in the White Ventures Chamber Building, 260 Town Hall Drive, suite A. Breakfast will be from 7:30-8:30 a.m., and the presentation will be from 8:30-9:30 a.m. The meeting costs $10 for chamber members and $20 for non-members. For details and registration, go to www.MorrisvilleChamber.org.

Careers

Jennifer Hodshon and Sneha Patel of Cary were accepted into Teach for America’s 2014 teaching corps.

Daniel Polk, Scott Thistle and Nancy Williams of Cary, Modern Woodmen of America representatives, completed a five-day program on retirement distribution and estate planning at Modern Woodmen’s home office in Rock Island, Ill. Thistle also earned the Certified Fraternal Field Manager designation.

Philanthropy

Jason’s Deli of Crossroads shopping center in Cary held a fundraiser for Relief for Recreation on July 24.

CiCi’s Pizza will host the Cover the Cruiser fundraiser for Special Olympics North Carolina on Thursday, July 31, at 1007 Beaver Lake Commons Drive, Apex. CiCi’s Pizza customers are challenged to buy enough $1 Special Olympics paper logos to cover an entire law enforcement vehicle. All proceeds from the paper logos will go to Special Olympics North Carolina.

Firewürst, which has two restaurants in Cary, is raising money for the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina with the 10,000 for 10,000 Summer Hunger Campaign. Firewürst will donate $10,000 of the proceeds from the sale of 10,000 hot dogs during July to the food bank’s Stop Summer Hunger Campaign.

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