Here’s a list of local business news for Apex, Cary, Fuquay-Varina, Holly Springs and Morrisville.
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“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.
Gonza Tacos Y Tequila plans to open a Cary location in the spring at Waverly Place shopping center on Kildaire Farm Road. The restaurant has two locations open in Raleigh. gonzatacosytequila.com
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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.
Field & Stream, 1048 Parkside Main St., Cary, hosts a “Paint It Red” archery program from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 28. The event will feature giveaways, prizes, seminars and discussions with archery experts. fieldandstreamshop.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 Wake Up Fuquay-Varina Breakfast is 8 a.m. Friday, Aug. 26, at Tyler’s Tavern, 2221 N Grassland Drive. For information and to RSVP, go to bit.ly/2bErLwp or call 919-552-4947.
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.
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
The Holly Springs Chamber of Commerce Breakfast Eye Opener is 8 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 6, at the Mason Jar Tavern, 114 Grand Hill Place. For more information and to register, go to bit.ly/2bpdNiw.
Century 21 Becky Medlin Realty, 407 N. Judd Parkway NE, Fuquay-Varina, celebrates its 35th anniversary from 5-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 8. beckymedlinrealty.com
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 due Wednesday, Sept. 14, for the State of Morrisville breakfast from 7:30-10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21, at the Hyatt House Raleigh-Durham Airport, 10962 Chapel Hill Road, Morrisville. Town and Wake County leaders are scheduled to speak. For more information and to register, go to bit.ly/2bvR9RJ.
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
A Notary Certification class is from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 22, at the Cary Chamber of Commerce, 307 N. Academy St. Cost: $140. For more information and to register, go to bit.ly/2b3Ca37.
The North Carolina Board of CPA Examiners recently granted CPA licenses to the following: Xiaojuan Chen, Cary; James Coffos, Morrisville; Marcus Craig III, Cary; Rebecca Hurst, Apex; Shaun Respess, Fuquay-Varina; and Olga Zevin-Bushel, Cary.
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.
Crossroads Auto Service and First Class Automotive in Cary were named to America’s Best Auto Repair Shops, according to a study by RepairPal.
The All-Star Game fundraiser between the Holly Springs Salamanders and the Miracle League of the Triangle raised more than $1,300.
NOAH’S, 5180 Paramount Parkway, Morrisville, hosts the 15th reunion Pay It Forward fundraiser Sept. 10, from 6:30 to 11:30 p.m. for the Caring Community Foundation. The event will feature music, food, games, raffles, auctions and more. The foundation provides financial assistance to cancer patients in the Triangle. bit.ly/2aQr02s
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