Brueprint Brewing Company, 1229 Perry Road, Suite 101, Apex, will celebrate its one-year anniversary Saturday, May 16, from noon to 11 p.m. The event features small-batch releases, bands, food trucks and games for all ages. A portion of the proceeds will go to Prevent Blindness North Carolina. Go to www.brueprint.com.
Fairview Garden Center will host Flora and Food Trucks from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturdays, through May 23, at 8224 Holly Springs Road, Raleigh.
The Garden Hut will host a free class on making fairy gardens at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 16, at 1004 Old Honeycutt Road, Fuquay-Varina. Bring a container to use or buy one at the Garden Hut. To register, call 919-552-0590.
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Make Hypertufa containers in a class at the Garden Supply Company at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 17, at 1421 Old Apex Road, Cary. To register for $25, call 919-460-7747 or go to gardensupplyco.com/calendar.
Hopler & Wilms LLP will open a new location with a ribbon-cutting with the Morrisville Chamber of Commerce at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 19, at 2216 S. Miami Blvd., suite 101, Durham.
Nothing Bundt Cakes will open with a ribbon-cutting with the Morrisville Chamber of Commerce at 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 20, at 2008 Market Center Drive, Morrisville.
The Garden Hut’s Summer Beach Party Kick Off will be Saturday, May 30, at 1004 Old Honeycutt Road, Fuquay-Varina. For details, call 919-552-0590 or go to nelsasgardenhut.com.
Happy Fix of Apex products are now being sold in Hallmark stores in Apex and Cary. For details, go to www.happyfix.com.
Representatives of the Service Corps of Retired Executives offer free, confidential mentoring to business owners from 4-7 p.m. Wednesdays at the Apex Chamber of Commerce, 220 N. Salem St. To make an appointment, call SCORE at 919-856-4739 or go to raleigh.score.org.
The Cary Innovation Center’s ONE Thing Fundamentals Seminar will be from 9 a.m. to noon Thursday, May 14, in the second floor conference room at 201 W. Chatham St., Cary. For details, go to www.caryinnovationcenter.com. To register for $47 for Cary Innovation Center members of $58 for non-members, go to bit.ly/1dxgafl.
The Cary Chamber of Commerce Excellence Awards will be at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, May 14, at the Embassy Suites, 201 Harrison Oaks Blvd., Cary. Registration costs $35 for individuals, $450 for a Table Sponsor group of 10 seats and $900 for a Silver Sponsor group of 10 seats at www.carychamber.com.
The Morrisville Chamber of Commerce will meet for Coffee & Connections from 7:30-8:30 a.m. Thursday, May 28, at 260 Town Hall Drive, suite A. Meetings are free to chamber members. Visitors may try two sessions for free; further meetings cost $10. For details, go to morrisvillechamber.org.
A Shot of Espresso will follow the Coffee & Connections meeting from 8:30-9:30 a.m. Thursday, May 28. Pat Fontana will speak about communication skills. Participation costs $15 to non-members.
The Morrisville Chamber of Commerce Knowledgeable Network of Women’s Spring KNOW Luncheon will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, May 28, at Prestonwood Country Club, 300 Prestonwood Parkway, Cary. Tickets cost $35, with a $10 discount for chamber members. For details, go to www.morrisvillechamber.org.
Colleen Belward joined Fidelity Bank as vice president and retail sales manager, serving Cary, Apex, Holly Springs and Morrisville. Nicole Connell was hired as senior business development officer at the bank’s Cary Main location at 100 W. Chatham St.
Chris Hinnant will begin work as Fuquay-Varina’s new Inspections Director on July 1.
Chris Knowles was hired by Railinc Corp. of Cary as a senior enterprise monitoring administrator and Richie Stewart as LAN team lead. Danielle Crowley was promoted to manager of customer support.
Suzanne Cash LeDoyen of Cary was named Child Passenger Safety Technician Instructor of the Year from the National Child Passenger Safety Board.
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