Here’s a list of local business news for Cary, Morrisville, Apex, Fuquay-Varina and Holly Springs.
Carlyle Conlan, a search and recruitment firm with headquarters in Cary, has become Arris Partners. The firm’s new website is arris.partners.
M/I Homes is now accepting pre-sale contracts for Pritchett Farm homes in Cary, at the intersection of Holly Springs Road and Southeast Cary Parkway. MIHomes.com/Raleigh.
Randy’s Pizza opened its ninth location in Cary at 941 N. Harrison Ave. randys-pizza.com.
Prestige Dayspa and Studio, owned by Kim Simpson McKoy, opened at 156 E. Chatham St., Suite B, Cary. 919-418-6856, prestigedayspaandstudio.com.
Roy McKoy opened Prestige Communications, a TV, Internet and security bundle provider, at 201 W. Chatham St., Suite 217, Cary. 919-815-7755, prestigecommllc.com.
Children’s Lighthouse Learning Center hosts an open house from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 2, at 7420 McCrimmon Parkway, Cary. A clown will be there from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Bond Brothers Beer Company, a craft brewery and taproom, hosts a Downtown Festival for its grand opening at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 2, at 202 E. Cedar St., Cary.
The festival features new beer releases and music from Chatham County Line and Diamond Creek. Food trucks include Humble Pig, Pie Pushers, Chirba Chirba and Sweet Traditions. bondbrothersbeer.com.
The Cary Women’s Giving Network will accept grant requests for community projects until noon on Tuesday, April 5. nccommunityfoundation.org.
Chuy’s, a Tex-Mex restaurant, is opening its second Triangle location in Parkside Town Commons on 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.
SearStone, a retirement community in Cary, is accepting nominations for five categories in the Ageless Hero Awards until Sunday, April 17. searstone.com/hero.
Peachy Keen’s Spring Fashion Show, benefiting Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Triangle, will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 20. Tickets are $20 to $35 online: bit.ly/1MrVm3V.
The Umstead Hotel and Spa will display “Immersion,” artwork by Elena Madden, starting with a reception with wine from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, May 4, at 100 Woodland Pond Drive, Cary.
Mad Hatter’s Kentucky Derby Celebration with cupcakes and tea is 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 7, at 107 S. Main St., Fuquay-Varina. 919-557-5771.
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 Create Good Conference will be on Monday, April 4, and Tuesday, April 5, at the Cary Arts Center, 101 Dry Ave. Registration for the nonprofit communications conference is $90 ($30 for students). creategoodconference.com.
The Morrisville Chamber of Commerce’s East Meets West Festival is 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 16, on Town Hall Drive. eastmeetswestmorrisville.org.
The Morrisville Chamber of Commerce is planning a trip to Croatia in November. Prices start at $2,899 per person. morrisvillechamber.org/pages/chamber-travel.
Kriss Hughes of Cary was promoted to senior vice president at Paragon Bank in Raleigh.
Michael McDaniel joined S&A Communications in Cary as a digital strategy analyst.
Chuck Norman, owner and principal of S&A Communications, was named treasurer of the Public Relations Society of America’s Counselors Academy.
Chef Paul Sottile was named campus president of The Chef’s Academy’s Morrisville location.
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