Gather offers crafts, cooking, gardening and business classes at 111 W. Chatham St., Cary. For details, go to www.gathernc.com.
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.
Carolina Pet Angels, a petsitting and dog-walking business in Apex, Cary, Fuquay-Varina and Holly Springs, now offers monthly pet first aid and CPR classes. For details, go to www.carolinapetangels.com.
City Barbeque will open at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 12, at 1305 Kildaire Farm Road, Cary. For information about the restaurant, go to www.citybbq.com.
Kiddie Academy of West Cary plans to open late this summer at 7350 O’Kelly Chapel Road, Cary. For details, go to bit.ly/1dASBkR.
Paragon Bank plans to open a new office at 5000 Valley Stone Drive, suite 102, Cary. For details, go to www.paragonbank.com.
The Cary Chamber of Commerce will host an education meeting, sponsored by the Huntington Learning Center, at 8 a.m. Wednesday, April 9, at 307 N. Academy St. To register, go to bit.ly/1iHRfn9.
The Morrisville Chamber of Commerce will host the Take it From the Top meeting with Jeff Sheehan of Duke Realty from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, April 10, at Duke Realty, 3005 Carrington Mill Blvd., suite 100, Morrisville. Register for $25 by 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 8, at bit.ly/1hE0cdT.
The Morrisville Chamber of Commerce Innovation Foundation will participate in ProductCampRTP, a creative conference, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 12, at Perimeter Studio and Conference Center, 1100 Perimeter Park Drive, suite 118, Morrisville. For details and conference registration, go to bit.ly/1dATDgP or www.productcamprtp.org.
The Cary Chamber of Commerce will host Bill Wagner of SCORE for private appointments from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 16, at 307 N. Academy St. Appointments are for anyone interested in starting a small business or anyone in an established business. To schedule an appointment, call 919-467-1016.
The Cary Chamber of Commerce will meet for Business After Hours from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 17, at West Park Tavern, 2734 N.C. 55, Cary. Registration is not required at this free event for chamber members. For details, go to www.carychamber.com.
The Cary Chamber of Commerce will host the Eye Opener Breakfast at 8 a.m. Wednesday, April 23, at Prestonwood Country Club, 300 Prestonwood Parkway, Cary. The chamber’s Leadership Cary group’s graduation ceremony will take place. Registration costs $10 for members and $15 for non-members at bit.ly/1o7WhPn.
The Cary Chamber of Commerce Elected Officials Reception will be from 5:30-7 p.m. Wednesday, April 23, at MacGregor Downs Country Club, 430 St. Andrews Lane, Cary. To register, go to bit.ly/1dUgHSa.
The Morrisville Chamber of Commerce will meet for Coffee and Connections from 7:30-8:30 a.m. Thursday, April 24, at 260 Town Hall Drive, suite A. The event is free for members. It is free for non-members’ first three visits and costs $10 after that. For details and registration, go to www.MorrisvilleChamber.org.
The North Carolina State Board of Certified Public Accountant Examiners approved Cary residents James Etchells and Christian Taylor for licensure as Certified Public Accountants.
Atlantic Tire & Service, a car care and repair business in the Triangle with a location in Cary, won the 2013 Better Business Bureau of Eastern North Carolina Torch Award in the Large Business Category.
Hannah Kirby of LORD Corporation in Cary earned the Rising Star Award from the Pennsylvania Commission for Women.
Dan Satut, franchisee of the new Hungry Howie’s pizza restaurant in Cary, gave donations to the North Carolina Fraternal Order of Police and Habitat for Humanity at the restaurant’s ribbon-cutting ceremony.