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Business Notes: June 17

Business doings

Construction of CinéBistro has begun at Waverly Place in Cary. Cobb Theaters has retained Rodney L. Sartain – Architect. Capital Growth Building, LLC is serving as general contractor.

The Cary Innovation Center hosts food trucks every Friday from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at 145 W. Chatham St. Follow Cary Coworking on Twitter @CaryCoWork to find out the trucks.

Restaurant Depot’s grand opening with the Morrisville Chamber of Commerce is 9-10 a.m. Wednesday, June 17, at 3901 Gateway Centre Blvd., Cary.

Garden Supply Company hosts a free craft workshop for kids, with parents or guardians, at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 20, at 1421 Old Apex Road, Cary. Bring an 18-20 ounce can. To register, call 919-460-7747.

The store will host a workshop on making a birdbath, stepping stone or garden art from 3-4:30 p.m. Sunday, June 21. The registration fee, $25, includes all materials.

A fairy garden workshop will be from 3-4 p.m. Sunday, June 28. Bring a container from home or choose one at the store. The registration fee, $20, includes instruction and materials.

Joint Venture Jewelry’s Summer Solstice celebration is from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, June 20, at 250 Grande Heights Drive, Cary.

The Meeting Corner and Mad Hatter will host Tea and Tapas at 4 p.m. Saturday, June 20, at The Meeting Corner, 135 S. Main St., Fuquay-Varina. Reservations are required; to make a reservation for $30, call 919-557-5771.

Penn Station East Coast Subs will open in June at 690 Cary Towne Blvd., Cary.

The Club at 12 Oaks in Holly Springs was designated a Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary by Audubon International.

M/I Homes has opened two new model homes in Amberly Village Square in Cary.


A Cary Entrepreneurs Mashup, organized by the Cary Innovation Center, is Wednesday, June 17, from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. at the Cary Innovation Center, 201 W. Chatham St., Cary. The networking event features Harold Meder talking about development practices. An evening event is Monday, June 22, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Crosstown Pub & Grill, 140 E. Chatham St., Cary, with speaker Van Carpenter.

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

The Cary Chamber of Commerce Ambassador Information Session is at 9 a.m. Tuesday, June 23, at 307 N. Academy St. To sign up, go to

The Holly Springs Chamber of Commerce will host the State of the Town address Thursday, June 25, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Holly Springs Cultural Center. Wake County Manager Jim Hartmann and Holly Springs Town Manager Chuck Simmons are the speakers. Admission is free for members. Registration is required. Go to

The Cary Chamber of Commerce USA Baseball networking event is from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, July 7, at the USA Baseball Training Complex, 200 Brooks Lane, Cary.

The Cary Chamber of Commerce Annual Planning Conference is Wednesday, July 15, and Thursday, July 16, at The Carolina Hotel in Pinehurst. Registration costs $300 for attendees or $200 for a spouse or friend. Registration for golf on Thursday costs $125. For details and registration, go to


S&A Communications of Cary earned a Grand Award in the category of Print Media, For Profit Large Office in the 2015 APEX Awards for Publication Excellence.


Caliber Collision will collect donations for the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina with the Rhythm Restoration Food Drive through Friday, June 26, at 1710 Piney Plains Road, Cary; 1661 NW Maynard Road, Cary; and 3010 N. Main St., Fuquay-Varina.

A group of employees of Verizon’s Cary campus volunteered for Habitat for Humanity of Wake County at three homes in Durham on May 30.

Modern Woodmen of America representatives and their families packaged meals for the Knock Out Hunger campaign on June 6 at Greenwood Forest Baptist Church in Cary.

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