Wake Memorial Park cemetery in Cary opened Wake Funeral and Cremation Services to serve Apex, Cary and Morrisville. For details, go to www.wakememorialpark.com.
Possibilities Boutique in Cary celebrated its 27th anniversary with a trunk show in September.
Children’s Lighthouse Learning Center broke ground in September on a new educational child care center at 7420 McCrimmon Parkway, Cary. The center will open next year.
Sweet Creations Frozen Yogurt opened on Sept. 27 at 400 Broad St., Fuquay-Varina. For details, go to www.sweetcreationsyogurt.com.
Manpower will host a hiring event for assemblers from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 2, at the Southern Regional Center, 130 N. Judd Parkway, Fuquay-Varina.
Peak City Scooter will celebrate its grand opening from 6-9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 3, at 530 E. Williams St., Apex. For details, go to www.peakcityscooter.com.
Garden Supply Company will host classes and workshops at 1421 Old Apex Road, Cary. For details, go to gardensupplyco.com.
The Morrisville Innovation Foundation will host Morrisville Startup Networking from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 9, at Trali Irish Pub, 3107 Grace Park Drive, Morrisville. The event is free, but registration is requested. For details or registration, call 919-463-7150 or go to www.morrisvilleinnovation.org.
The Morrisville Chamber of Commerce will host the From the Bench to the Boardroom: Women in Sports Leadership Luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 15, at Prestonwood Country Club, 300 Prestonwood Parkway, Cary. Reservations, which cost $30 for members and $40 for non-members, must be made online by Wednesday, Oct. 8. For details and registration, go to www.MorrisvilleChamber.org.
The Morrisville Chamber of Commerce will meet for Coffee and Connections from 7:30-8:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 23, 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.
Matthew Beaver joined Railinc of Cary as a business architect. Sandeep Sahu was hired as a senior software engineer. Doug Bauer was promoted to business analyst and Ralph Vought to product support specialist II.
Executive chef Steven Greene of The Umstead Hotel and Spa in Cary will participate in a special dinner with the Nordic Food Lab at Durham’s Cotton Room.
Britt Paynter of Cary was named the new vice president and funeral director of Wake Funeral and Cremation Services in Cary.
Melody Shockley, an administrative assistant for Modern Woodmen of America in Cary, completed a four-day educational program at the group’s office in Illinois.
WakeMed Cary Hospital earned the Supply Chain Performance Improvement - Supply Chain Metric Performance Award of VHA Inc., a national network.