Here’s a list of local business news for Apex, Cary, Fuquay-Varina, Holly Springs and Morrisville.
Restaurants & Spirits
Chatham Street Wine Market, 111 W. Chatham St., Cary, hosts a free wine tasting from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 18, with Spanish wine importer Aveníu Brands and food from Brachi - Le Petit Roll.
ÃN Cuisines, 2800 Renaissance Park Place, Cary, hosts a beer dinner at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 19. Beer from Mother Earth Brewing with a five-course meal.
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The Fall Wine Walk for the Kay Yow Cancer Fund is from 5-8 p.m. the last Fridays in August, September and October at Waverly Place shopping center, 2001 Kildaire Farm Road, Cary. Sampling glasses are $10; wine samples and special promotions at participating merchants. A raffle also will be held. waverlycary.com
“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.
Centrifuge specialist kSep Holdings Inc. of Morrisville has been acquired by biopharmaceutical industry supplier Sartorius Stedim Biotech.
Preston Development Co. announced it will begin developing Preston Retreat, the last new home neighborhood in Preston. The 25-home community will be built on a 13-acre tract of land at Davis Drive and Hogan’s Valley Way. Presales are under way.
Joint Venture Jewelry, 250 Grande Heights Drive, Harrison Pointe Shopping Center, Cary: 18th anniversary celebration and wine tasting from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 17. RSVP: bit.ly/2b80SgH.
The 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. 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. 919-552-4947, bit.ly/298SehR
The inaugural Veteran Owned Business Festival is from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27, at 322 S. Main St., Fuquay-Varina. Food trucks, live music, games and other activities will be featured. Proceeds will benefit Military Missions in Action, Heroes United and Operation 300. For more information, call Jason Grantham at 919-413-4395 or email email@example.com. facebook.com/vobfest
Peachy Keen, 250 Grande Heights Drive, Harrison Pointe Shopping Center, Cary: Fourth anniversary party from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27. RSVP: bit.ly/2aMnyls.
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 A Day with NABA from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 17, at N.C. State University’s Poole College of Management, 2801 Founders Drive, Raleigh. RSVP by Sunday, Sept. 11, at firstname.lastname@example.org. nabasouthern.org
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. bit.ly/29RbH5m
The Morrisville Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for its 2017 Board of Directors. Nominations are due by 5 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 31. For more information and a nomination form, go to bit.ly/2baAuHm. 919-463-7150, email@example.com
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.
K.L. Murty of Cary was appointed Progress Energy Distinguished Professor in the Department of Nuclear Engineering at N.C. State University. Murty is a professor and director of graduate programs in the Nuclear Engineering Department and a professor jointly with Materials, Science and Engineering.
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.
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.
The 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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