Here’s a list of local business news for Cary, Morrisville, Apex, Fuquay-Varina and Holly Springs.
The Garden Hut’s 10th anniversary celebration is all day Wednesday, Sept. 23. On Saturday, Sept. 26, there is a free discussion with Nelsa Cox at 10 a.m. and a fairy garden class for kids at 11 a.m. Registration is required for the kids’ class. Bring your own container or buy one on site. 919-552-0590, nelsasgardenhut.com.
Chatham Hill Winery’s annual harvest festival is Saturday, Sept. 26, at 8245 Chapel Hill Road, Cary. chathamhillwine.com.
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Nonprofit You Call This Yoga offers free Yoga for M.S., Neuromuscular and Joint Disorders classes from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 1, and Thursday, Oct. 15, at Republic of Yoga, 202 Ledgestone Way, Cary. To register, email Howie@youcallthisyoga.org. youcallthisyoga.org.
Quarter Note Music, 1583 Beaver Creek Commons Drive, Apex, is hosting Marshall-Eden Day from 1 to 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3. There will be a battle of the bands and guitar shredding contests, prizes, giveaways and food by provided by The Humble Pig food truck.
Kiddie Academy locations in Cary, west Cary, Morrisville and Holly Springs earned annual recognition awards, including for their curriculum and character education.
Print and Web Designer of Raleigh, founded by Myra Ray, and Amy’s Web Design of Cary, founded by Amy Howard, have combined their businesses with Howard becoming a partner at Print and Web Designer. The combined businesses are at 315 N. Academy St. Cary.
Tracy’s Gourmet of Morrisville was named one of 25 finalists in the Wells Fargo Works Project contest and is the winner of $1,000. The business is eligible to win a grand prize of $25,000 and mentoring. Tracy’s Gourmet is a food company that uses local, natural and organic ingredients.
Spiffy-On Demand, whose headquarters are in Morrisville, has been selected by the Blackstone Entrepreneurs Network. The company will receive assistance from entrepreneurs-in-residence to raise capital for growth. The company provides mobile car washing and detailing with an app to assist with scheduling.
The Town of Holly Springs is seeking an operator to run a co-working space in the town. bit.ly/1JuahYH.
Representatives of the Service Corps of Retired Executives offer free, confidential mentoring to business owners 4-7 p.m. Wednesdays at the Apex Chamber of Commerce, 220 N. Salem St. Call to 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, through Oct. 13, at 2172 N. Salem St., Apex. Each workshop costs $15. words-working.net.
The Cary Chamber of Commerce’s annual banquet is 6-9 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 23, at Prestonwood Country Club, 300 Prestonwood Parkway, Cary. There currently is a waitlist. Contact email@example.com 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 meets for Business After Hours from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 24, at BlackFinn Ameripub, 3201 Village Market Place, Morrisville.
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. 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.
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.
Academy Street Bistro and TOPO Distillery will host a cocktail party fundraiser for the Interfaith Food Shuttle at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 1, at 200 S. Academy St., Cary. The cost is $20 per person. academystreetbistro.com.
CinéBistro will donate 50 percent of proceeds from The Cure and Pink Flower cocktails and Raspberry Almond Joy desserts to the Kay Yow Cancer Fund through the end of October. CinéBistro is at 525 New Waverly Place, Cary.
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