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Another Broken Egg Cafe has opened at 1103 Parkside Main St., in Parkside Town Commons shopping center, Cary. This is the second area restaurant. Another cafe is in Park West Village in Morrisville. 919-466-0718, anotherbrokenegg.com
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The grand opening for University Dental Associates Weston, 9944 Chapel Hill Road, Morrisville, is 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 17. The event will feature a food truck, children’s activities and more. 919-238-7649, udadentistry.com, bit.ly/2hkKUGn
The grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony is 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 22, for the new Hmart at 1961 High House Road, Cary, in Cornerstone Shopping Center. The event will feature a traditional Korean folk dance, children’s activities and customer give-aways. The international supermarket chain specializes in Asian food products, focusing on Korean foods. The Cary store is the first Hmart in North Carolina. 919-535-5000
The Cary Chamber of Commerce’s next Business of Women program is noon to 1:15 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 15, at Prestonwood Country Club, 300 Prestonwood Parkway. Mira Batchelor, regional engagement officer with the American Red Cross, will speak. Cost: $20-$25.
The Wake Up Fuquay-Varina Breakfast is 8-9 a.m. Friday, Dec. 16, at Tyler’s Tavern, 2221 N. Grassland Drive. To RSVP: 919-552-4947 or fuquay-varina.com.
The Cary Chamber of Commerce’s 2017 Ecomonic Forecast Breakfast is 7:30-9 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 4, at Prestonwood Country Club, 300 Prestonwood Parkway. The annual report will be presented by Michael Walden. For more information and to register, go to carychamber.com.
The next Coffee and Connections program is 7:30-8:30 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 26, at the Morrisville Chamber of Commerce, 260 Town Hall Drive, Suite A. 919-463-7155, morrisvillechamber.org
Registration is underway for the Morrisville Chamber of Commerce’s 26th Annual Meeting from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 31, at Prestonwood Country Club, 300 Prestonwood Parkway, Cary. Stephen Scott, president of Wake Technical Community College, is scheduled to speak. 919-463-7155, morrisvillechamber.org
Railinc in Cary has hired James Anton as software engineer, Michelle Ferrar as manager of technical writing and John Fielder as IT support specialist II. The company also promoted Nicole Robbins to business architect, vocabulary and rules specialist.
Barbara Excell has been named director of review programs and services for the Carolinas Center for Medical Excellence in Cary.
Charles Frank of Fuquay-Varina, a Modern Woodmen of America representative, has earned the Fraternal Insurance Counselor designation.
David Fresquez and Freda Lin of Allen Tate Realtors’ Searstone office in Cary and Selina McLamb of the company’s Stonebridge office in Cary recently graduated from the firm’s Winner’s Edge training program.
Dr. Michael Milano of Apex received the Golisano Health Leadership Award from Special Olympics North Carolina. Milano, a dentist, has provided free dental exams and care for people with intellectual disabilities for 20 years.
Three area companies were awarded grants from the One North Carolina Small Business Program. The funds will be used to develop new products, hire more employees and purchase equipment and materials. Companies receiving grants were: Assist Equipment Development of Cary, $37,500; BioMojo of Cary, $48,214; and Collaborations Pharmaceuticals of Fuquay-Varina, $32,347.
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
Girl Scout Daisies of Troop 4582 raised more than $200 for the Girl Scout Family Partnership Campaign at their recent lemonade and treat stand fundraiser at All Booked Up in Apex.
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