Here’s a list of local business news for Cary, Morrisville, Apex, Fuquay-Varina and Holly Springs.
Thrift 2 Gift, a nonprofit thrift store in Cary and Apex, will hold a customer appreciation sale throughout December. Everything but furniture is half off. Stores are at 900 E. Chatham St., Cary, at 1402 E. Williams St., Apex.
Register to win a $500 gift certificate for downtown Fuquay-Varina businesses at participating stores during Cash for Christmas from November through Wednesday, Dec. 9. The winner will be announced on Dec. 11.
Triangle Restaurant Week will be Monday, Jan. 25, through Sunday, Jan. 31.
Representatives of the Service Corps of Retired Executives offer free, confidential mentoring to business owners 4-7 p.m. Wednesdays at the Apex Chamber of Commerce, 220 N. Salem St. Call to make an appointment: 919-856-4739, raleigh.score.org.
The Morrisville Chamber of Commerce meets for Coffee & Connections from 7:30-8:30 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 17, at 260 Town Hall Drive, suite A. RSVP by Thursday, Dec. 10. Admission is free to employees of member firms. Non-members may try one session for free. morrisvillechamber.org.
Teachers Courtney Cornwright and Donna Lubus of Weatherstone Elementary School and Tracey Wooten of Panther Creek High School participated in programs at the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching.
Surgeons Dr. Meredith Kapler, Dr. Meghan Kruse and Dr. Mischa McDonald-Lynch joined the Veterinary Specialty Hospital of the Carolinas, based in Cary, as well as radiologist Dr. Maureen Levesque and oncologist Dr. Rebecca George. vshcarolinas.com.
Sports & Properties, Inc. of Cary was the local producer for the 2015 Prudential U.S. Figure Skating Championships, earning two awards at the annual SportsTravel Awards.
Whisk of Cary was named Kitchenware Retailer of the Year by The Gourmet Retailer trade magazine. Whisk, located in Waverly Place, also earned the U.S. Global Innovator Award. Owners Dan and Diana Saklad will be recognized on March 5 in Chicago.
Bill Zadeits, president of Cherokee Media Group in Cary, was named the National Auto Auction Association’s 89th Warren Young Sr. Fellow at the National Remarketing Conference in Arizona.
Employees of CA Technologies in Cary volunteered at the Boys & Girls Club of Raleigh’s Girls Club in October during the 10th annual CA Together in Action.
Farmer Ganyard at Upchurch Farm in Cary donated hundreds of pumpkins to several schools, including Bugg Elementary, Penny Road Elementary, Walnut Creek Elementary and Cardinal Charter Academy.
Greenscape Inc. and Weed Man employees of Fuquay-Varina volunteered to plant fluit trees in two southeast Raleigh neighborhoods. The City Fruit project is organized by Community Food Lab.
The Miracle League of the Triangle raised more than $250,000 at its Joy Celebration on Oct. 20. miracleleagueofthetriangle.com.
Riccobene Associates Family Dentistry worked with the Inter-Faith Food Shuttle to give holiday dinners to more than 200 children in Read and Feed’s tutoring program at Apex United Methodist Church earlier this month.
SearStone, a retirement community in Cary, worked with students of Davis Drive Middle School to recycle sheets donated by the Umstead Hotel and Spa. The sheets were made into more than 1,000 bandages for Global Health Ministries to send to countries in need.
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