Here’s a list of local business news for Cary, Morrisville, Apex, Fuquay-Varina and Holly Springs.
Kiddie Academy’s Morrisville location and two Cary locations host DanceParty! for kids and families at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 27. kiddieevents.com/danceparty.
DSW Shoe Warehouse is opening in Holly Springs Towne Center at 216 Grand Hill Place, Holly Springs, Thursday, March 3, with a ribbon cutting at 9:30 a.m.
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Ivy Cottage Collections’ Garden Party is 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, March 5, at 2017 NW Cary Parkway. There will be fairy garden demonstrations at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. 919-462-3434.
Mad Hatter’s Spring Afternoon Tea will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 19, at 107 S. Main St., Fuquay-Varina. Tickets are $35 and must be bought in advance. 919-557-5771. Mad Hatter’s Kentucky Derby Celebration with cupcakes and tea is 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 7.
Chuy’s, a Tex-Mex restaurant, is opening its second Triangle location in Parkside Town Commons Tuesday, April 5. The restaurant is now hiring for 175 employees to staff the restaurant 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Saturday, at 7119 O’Kelly Chapel Road.
The Mason Jar Tavern in Holly Springs announced it will open a second location at 305 S. Main St., Fuquay-Varina, this spring, in what used to be Beef ‘O’ Brady’s.
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.
The Morrisville Chamber of Commerce’s KNOW Luncheon is 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 26, at Prestonwood Country Club, 300 Prestonwood Parkway, Cary. RSVP by Feb. 19 was required. Lunch is $35 for members of employee firms and $50 for non-members. morrisvillechamber.org.
Wake Tech hosts a Business Works workshop for entrepreneurs, business owners and professionals from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday, March 7, in room 118 at 3434 Kildaire Farm Road, Cary. Lunch is not provided. bit.ly/1KuQTSE.
The Fuquay-Varina State of the Town address is at 6 p.m., Monday, March 7, at Town Hall. fuquay-varina.com
The Cary Chamber of Commerce’s annual Day of Service is Tuesday, March 22. Volunteer opportunities at area nonprofit groups and registration are at carychamber.com. Some opportunities include maintenance while others involve working with children.
The Morrisville Chamber of Commerce Coffee & Connections networking event is 7:30-9:15 a.m. Thursday, March 24, at 260 Town Hall Drive, Suite A. The event is free for employees of member firms. Visitors may try one session for free. morrisvillechamber.org.
Railinc Corp. in Cary hired Ana-Maria Giuglea as enterprise architect, Melissa Scott as senior corporate recruiter and Kevin Spivey as IT support specialist II. Chip Summey was promoted to director of asset services.
Atlantic Tire & Service in Cary was named 2016 N.C. Tire Industry Dealer of the Year by the N.C. Tire Dealers Association.
Kids EveryWear of Morrisville was named Consignment Mommies’ 2015 Best Consignment Sale in the Triangle area. It ranked in the top 10 sales in the country. The store hosts sales twice a year; one is Saturday, Feb. 27, through Monday, Feb. 29, at the Morrisville Outlet Mall, 1001 Airport Blvd. kidseverywear.com.
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