Cary News: Community

Business Notes: June 24

Business doings

The Cary Community Foundation and Morrisville Community Fund will accept grant applications from Friday, June 26, through noon Saturday, Aug. 11. For details, go to

Garden Supply Company hosts a fairy garden workshop 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. To register, call 919-460-7747.

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.

The Mayton Inn in Cary is now accepting bookings for events in 2016. For information, email

Neighborhood Bottle Shop’s grand opening party is Saturday, July 11, at 1341 Kildaire Farm Road in the Shoppes of Kildaire shopping center.For details, go to or the shop’s Facebook page.


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 Eye Opener Breakfast is from 8-9 a.m. Wednesday, June 24, at Prestonwood Country Club, 300 Prestonwood Parkway. Registration is $10 for members and $15 for visitors at

The Morrisville Chamber of Commerce meets for Coffee & Connections from 7:30-8:30 a.m. Thursday, June 25, at 260 Town Hall Drive, suite A. Admission is free for members. Admission is free for visitors’ first two sessions and $10 after that.

The Holly Springs Chamber of Commerce will host the State of the Town address from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, June 25, at the Holly Springs Cultural Center, 300 W. Ballentine St. 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 N.C. Future of Hospitality Golf Classic, presented by US Foods and hosted by the North Carolina Restaurant & Lodging Association, is Monday, June 29, at Prestonwood County Club, 300 Prestonwood Parkway, Cary. Registration starts at 8 a.m. For details, go to Proceeds support hospitality education students.

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


Railinc of Cary hired Brett Hennington as a business analyst and Sarah Mansfield as a customer service representative. Joan Smemoe was promoted to director of application engineering and project management office.

Classic of Morrisville won five Best of Category Awards, seven Special Judges Awards and four Awards of Excellence from The Printing Industry of the Carolinas. Classic also won the Case Paper “Best Brochure or Broadside,” Lindenmeyr Munroe Award for “Best Presentation Kit” and the Trelleborg Award for “Best Catalog.” DocuSource, also of Morrisville, won two Best of Category Awards and two Special Judges Awards.


The Special Event Company of Cary won four Trinity Awards from the International Special Event Society Greater Triangle Chapter.


Tazikis Mediteranean Cafe in Waverly Place held a Happy Yappy Hour fundraiser June 22 with donations going to the SPCA of Wake County.

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.

Kangaroo Express at 1807 N. Harrison Ave., Cary, was among the top five fundraising stores in the southeast in a fundraiser for Victory Junction, a year-round camp for kids with chronic medical conditions or serious illnesses.

Send Business Notes to

Looking for businesses

Do you know of a business in Apex, Cary, Fuquay-Varina, Holly Springs or Morrisville that you’d like to see featured in our weekly On Business profile? Email with details.