Local business news for Apex, Cary, Fuquay-Varina, Holly Springs and Morrisville.
Restaurants & Spirits
Chatham Street Wine Market, 111 W. Chatham St., Cary, holds A Flight with Pizzeria Faulisi from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 30. A special flight of 3 wines will be paired with small plates by Zach and Amber Faulisi. Tickets: $20. Pizzeria Faulisi is scheduled to open either in late January or early February at 215 E. Chatham St. 919-377-2988, chathamstreetwine.com, pizzeriafaulisi.com
The paint and sip studio Pinot’s Palette opens Saturday, Dec. 3, at 1553 Beaver Creek Commons Drive, in Beaver Creek Shopping Center, Apex. The shop is owned by Paul and Claire Banta. 919-296-1741, pinotspalette.com/apex
The CycleBar cycling studio plans to open in January in the new Alston Town Center shopping center near the intersection of U.S. 55 and Interstate 540 in Cary. The new studio, which will feature a high-energy workout in a rock concert setting, will be the second in the Triangle. The first opened in May in Brier Creek. A series of free rides will be offered before the studio’s grand opening. To participate, sign up at alston.cyclebar.com.
The Cary Chamber of Commerce holds its next Eye Opener Breakfast from 8-9 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 30, at Prestonwood Country Club, 300 Prestonwood Parkway. Sean Stegall, the new town manager for Cary, will speak. For more information, go to bit.ly/2fG1ID1.
The Holly Springs Chamber of Commerce’s Breakfast Eye Opener is 8-9 .m. Tuesday, Dec. 6, at Zaxby’s restaurant, 101 Grand Hill Place. bit.ly/2eFOm93
Register by Tuesday, Dec. 6, for the Morrisville Chamber of Commerce’s next Entrepreneurial Workshop, “Cyber Risk and Smarter Technology.” The event is 7:30-10 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 13, in Building 1 at Lenovo, 1009 Think Place, Morrisville. bit.ly/2ghQAOs.
Railinc of Cary recently hired Rick Gambrill as a customer support representative and Jay Sliwinski as a technical architect. The company also promoted Kiersten Duffy to business analyst II and Matthew Goodwin to project development manager.
Tina Taylor has joined the Weichert, Realtors, office in Cary as an agent.
Anthony Blackman, president and owner of Atlantic Tire & Service, received the 2016 Tire Dealer Humanitarian award in October. Atlantic Tire & Service has locations in Cary, Raleigh and Durham. atlantictireonline.com
GiGi’s Playhouse, 2887 Jones Franklin Road, Raleigh, won the Rising Star award at the GiGi’s Playhouse National Conference in November. The Raleigh center, which opened in June, is the first Down syndrome achievement center in North Carolina. gigisplayhouse.org/raleigh
S&A Communications, a communications agency based in Cary, won two MarCom Awards from the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals. The agency won the Platinum Award, the highest honor, for its blog writing and won an Honorable Mention in the nonprofit websites category. sacommunications.com
The White Oak Foundation of Apex recently was named a GSK IMPACT Award winner. The foundation was one of 10 area nonprofits awarded $40,000 each in recognition of their contributions to a healthier Triangle region. whiteoakfoundationnc.org
Grammy Award-winner Darius Rucker is the 2017 ambassador for the Home for Good project, sponsored by building products manufacturer Ply Gem of Cary. The program helps families across the U.S. build homes through Habitat for Humanity.
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