Here’s a list of local business news for Cary, Morrisville, Apex, Fuquay-Varina and Holly Springs.
Carolina Brewing Company, 140 Thomas Mill Road, Holly Springs, will have a ribbon-cutting at 5 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 17, with the Holly Springs Chamber of Commerce to celebrate the brewery’s expansion and new taproom.
Ivy Cottage Collections’ 20th anniversary party with Duck Donuts, food trucks and music is noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 19, at 2017 NW Cary Parkway, Morrisville.
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Southern Home Crafts will host the store’s artist of the month, Susanne Sprague, from 5-9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 19, at 111 N. Salem St., Apex. The main street will be closed during Apex’s Jazz Festival; parking is available on side streets. 919-608-9935.
The Garden Hut’s 10th anniversary celebration is all day Wednesday, Sept. 23. 919-552-0590, nelsasgardenhut.com.
Chatham Hill Winery’s annual harvest festival is Saturday, Sept. 26, at 8245 Chapel Hill Road, Cary. chathamhillwine.com.
The Garden Hut also is hosting a free discussion with Nelsa Cox at 10 a.m. and a fairy garden class for kids at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 26. Registration is required for the kids’ class. Bring your own container or buy one on site.
Kiddie Academy locations in Cary, west Cary, Morrisville and Holly Springs earned annual recognition awards, including for their curriculum and character education.
The Town of Holly Springs is seeking an operator to run a co-working space in the town. For details, go to bit.ly/1JuahYH.
Representatives of the Service Corps of Retired Executives offer free confidential mentoring to business owners 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays at the Apex Chamber of Commerce, 220 N. Salem St. Make an appointment: 919-856-4739, raleigh.score.org.
WordsWorking will host a Lunch & Learn workshop series for women from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays, from Sept. 15 through Oct. 13, at 2172 N. Salem St., Apex. Each workshop costs $15. words-working.net.
The Morrisville Chamber of Commerce 25th anniversary celebration is 5-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 17, at Hyatt House Raleigh Durham Airport, 10962 Chapel Hill Road, Morrisville. business.morrisvillechamber.org.
The Cary Chamber of Commerce is hosting a business accelerator series starting at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 22 at the Cary Chamber of Commerce, 307 N. Academy St. For registration costs and details, go to carychamber.com.
The Cary Chamber of Commerce’s annual banquet is 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 23, at Prestonwood Country Club, 300 Prestonwood Parkway, Cary. There currently is a waitlist. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to be on the list.
The Morrisville Chamber of Commerce Coffee & Connections networking meeting is 7:30-8:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 24, at 260 Town Hall Drive, suite A. Visitors may try one session. business.morrisvillechamber.org.
The Morrisville Chamber of Commerce State of Morrisville presentation begins with registration and breakfrast from 7:30-8 a.m. and the program from 8-10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 29, at 260 Town Hall Drive, Suite A. Speakers include Mayor Mark Stohlman, Assistant Town Manager Tony Chiotakis, Planning Director Ben Hitchings and Wake County Commissioner Jessica Holmes.
A bus tour, sponsored by the Holly Springs Chamber of Commerce, is 8 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Sept. 29. It’s open to residents and business owners to see key town spots and meet public officials. hollyspringschamber.org
The Holly Springs Chamber of Commerce Fall Job Fair is 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 30, at the Holly Springs Cultural Center, 300 W. Ballentine St., Holly Springs. Admission is free for attendees. For company registration, go to hollyspringschamber.org
InnovateF-V, hosted by the Fuquay-Varina Chamber of Commerce, aims to connect budding entrepreneurs with established professionals. The next monthly meeting is Oct. 6. Until Nov. 1, entry costs $40, or $30 for teenagers, college students and graduate students. innovatefv.org
Swarna Gorrepati joined Railinc Corp. of Cary as senior software engineer. Kristen Ernest was promoted to staff accountant and Chad Hanna to business analyst II.
Barbara Wilson of Cary, a Modern Woodmen of America administrative assistant, participated in Modern Woodmen’s second annual Fraternal Exchange.
Licensed Clinical Social Worker Nadia Vasu of Cary earned the Registered Play Therapist credential of the Association for Play Therapy.
Bucky Webb was hired as Executive Vice President of Sales at Promika LLC of Cary.
Burger 21 will donate 10 percent of sales on Monday, Sept. 21, to PORCH - WesternWake. The restaurant will collect donations of nonperishable food for the charity through Sept. 21. Burger 21 is at 14220 Bradford Green Square, Cary.
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