The Matthews House and its subsidiary Basil & Thyme Catering and Patisserie merged with Catering by Design, a catering firm in Cary.
Garden Supply Company will host classes and workshops at 1421 Old Apex Road, Cary. For details, go to gardensupplyco.com.
The Morrisville Chamber of Commerce Take It From The Top meeting will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 12, at Catalent Pharma Solutions, 160 Pharma Drive, Morrisville. Registration, open only to chamber members, costs $25. For details and registration, go to www.MorrisvilleChamber.org.
The Morrisville Chamber of Commerce New Member Luncheon will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 17, at 260 Town Hall Drive, suite A. For details, go to www.MorrisvilleChamber.org.
The Morrisville Chamber of Commerce will meet for Coffee and Connections from 7:30-8:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 20, in the White Ventures Chamber Building, 260 Town Hall Drive, Suite A. The event is free for chamber members. Non-members can attend three Coffee and Connections meetings for free, and then the price is $10. For details and registration, go to www.MorrisvilleChamber.org.
The Morrisville Chamber of Commerce Holiday Reception will be from 5:30-8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 4, at The Chef’s Academy, 2001 Carrington Mill Blvd., Morrisville. Registration is required. For details and registration, go to www.MorrisvilleChamber.org.
The Morrisville Chamber of Commerce Holiday Potluck will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 5. A location has not been provided as of Friday, Nov. 7.
Mark Hall, who taught at Middle Creek High School in Apex, is Central Carolina Community College’s new Provost for Chatham County.
The book “Choosing a Caregiver: Expect the Best and Know How to Ask for It” by Haley Lynn Gray, founder and CEO of the Extension of You home care agency in Cary, was published in October. For details, go to theextensionofyou.com.
Hummingbird Creative Group of Cary earned silver in the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts’ 2014 Davey Awards.
Jewelry from Moon and Lola, made in Apex and sold in Apex and Raleigh, is featured in O, The Oprah Magazine’s Favorite Things Holiday Gift Guide. For details, go to www.moonandlola.com.
City Barbeque of Cary gave free sandwich platters to military veterans and troops on Veterans Day to promote Elderheart’s Mission 22 project.
Greenscape, with headquarters in Holly Springs, will collect new and gently used coats, blankets, hats and mittens for Raleigh Rescue Mission through Sunday, Nov. 31. For details, call 919-552-7742 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.