Here’s a list of local business news for Cary, Morrisville, Apex, Fuquay-Varina and Holly Springs.
Restaurants & Spirits
Sassool Mediterranean Café celebrates the birthday of its namesake, Cecilia “Sassool” Saleh, Monday, Aug. 8, at its Cary location, 1347 Kildaire Farm Road in the Shoppes of Kildaire. The event will feature prizes and performances by Magic Roman from 5:30-8:30 p.m. A percentage of sales will benefit the Susan G. Komen North Carolina Triangle to the Coast organization. Saleh is a breast cancer survivor.
Chatham Street Wine Market, 111. W. Chatham St., Cary, will hold a free summer spritzer wine tasting from 5 to 7 p.m. with winery and distillery Fair Game Beverage Co.
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Kababish Café, 201 W. Chatham St., Suite 103, Cary, recently celebrated its first-year anniversary.
“A Sweet Way to Help,” the annual cookie campaign for Special Olympics North Carolina, begins Monday, Aug. 29, at area Café Carolina and Bakery locations, including the restaurant in Cary at 137 Weston Parkway. All proceeds from sales benefit Special Olympics.
Joint Venture Jewelry celebrates its 18th anniversary from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 17, at the store, 250 Grande Heights Drive, Cary. The event, “Winesday,” will feature free wine tastings hosted by the Raleigh Wine Shop. For more information and to RSVP, go to bit.ly/2aXrZMG.
Triangle Orthopaedic Associates of the Raleigh-Durham area have merged with other three other practices in North Carolina and are now called EmergeOrtho.
Centrifuge specialist kSep Holdings Inc. of Morrisville has been acquired by biopharmaceutical industry supplier Sartorius Stedim Biotech.
The RTP chapter of the Association of IT Professionals meets at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug.11, at N.C. State University Club, 4200 Hillsborough St., Raleigh. A presentation will be given on “The Internet of Things Product Showcase.” For more information, call 984-200-7917 or go to rtp-aitp.org/next-meeting.
Registration continues through Tuesday, Aug. 16, for the Morrisville Chamber of Commerce Entrepreneurial Workshop. The event is from 7:30-10 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 23, at Lenovo, 1009 Think Place, Building One, Morrisville. Cost: Free for employees of member firms; $35 for nonmembers. For more information and to register: bit.ly/2af9AuB.
The Apex and Holly Springs chambers of commerce host the Southwest Wake Business Expo on Thursday, Aug. 18, at the Apex Community Center, 53 Hunter St., Apex. Must be a chamber member to participate. For more information: apexchamber.com, hollyspringschamber.org.
The first Triangle Children’s Business Fair is from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 20, at Park West Village, Village Market Place, Morrisville. For the event, children create a product or service, develop a brand, build a marketing strategy and open their business for customers at the fair. For more information, go to trianglecbf.com.
The Fuquay-Varina Chamber of Commerce hosts its seventh annual Core Connection Business Expo from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 25, at the Fuquay-Varina Community Center, 820 S. Main St. For more information, call 919-552-4947 or visit bit.ly/298SehR.
Registration is under way for the Cary Chamber of Commerce’s annual banquet at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 14, at Prestonwood Country Club, 300 Prestonwood Parkway. To register, go to bit.ly/2b5AnZI.
Registration is under way for the Carolina Business Woman Conference from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, at the Hyatt House Raleigh Durham Airport, 10962 Chapel Hill Road, Morrisville. Cost: $115. For more information, go to bit.ly/29RbH5m.
Cameron Bumgarner has been promoted to product support specialist at Railinc Corp. in Cary. Christina Kaplan recently joined the company as a customer support representative and Dong Liu was hired as a senior software engineer.
Zachary T. McDowell of Cary, a Modern Woodmen of America representative, has attained the Fraternal Insurance Counselor designation.
John Powell and his team at Trademark Properties have been selected by Hudson Realty Capital to handle the marketing and disposition of Phase I of South Village at Veridea in Apex.
Donnie Shelton of Triangle Pest Control in Holly Springs recently was selected vice president of the North Carolina Pest Management Association.
Morrisville Mayor Mark Stohlman was appointed by Gov. Pat McCrory to the Board of Trustees of the North Carolina Local Governmental Employees’ Retirement System.
My Salon Suite will offer free back-to-school haircuts for children in kindergarten to fourth grade from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 14. Participants are asked to donate school supplies. The event also will feature raffles, prizes and refreshments. The salon is at 316 Colonades Way, in the Waverly Place shopping center, Cary. For more information, call 919-642-3677.
Twisted Scizzors Salon hosts a cut-a-thon from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 21, at the salon, 2751 Highway 55, in High House Crossing Shopping Center, Cary. The event is a fundraiser for Bob’s Buddies, which provides assistance for children with brain tumors and their families. All ages welcome. Walk-ins only. Cost: $10 donation per haircut. A raffle also will be held. For more information call 919-303-7775 or go to twistedscizzorsonline.com.
Fidelity Bank in Holly Springs is partnering with Toys for “Lil” Troops to collect toys for military children. Drop off new, unwrapped toys through Tuesday, Nov. 29, at the bank, 7000 Alford Highway, next to Walmart. A toy collection bin also is at the Holly Springs Chamber of Commerce office, 344 Raleigh St.
The recent All-Star Game fundraiser between the Holly Springs Salamanders and the Miracle League of the Triangle raised more than $1,300.
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