Here’s a list of local business news for Cary, Morrisville, Apex, Fuquay-Varina and Holly Springs.
Fintastic Aquariums of Wake County Inc. opened on March 11 at 303 E. Durhan Road, suite A, Cary.
Mulkey, based in Cary, changed its name to CALYX Engineers and Consultants after the retirement of founder Barbara Mulkey.
Costco will open at 8 a.m. Wednesday, March 16, at 1021 Pine Plaza Drive, Apex.
Mad Hatter’s Spring Afternoon Tea will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 19, at 107 S. Main St., Fuquay-Varina. Tickets are $35 and must be bought in advance. 919-557-5771. Mad Hatter’s Kentucky Derby Celebration with cupcakes and tea is 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 7.
Macy’s at Cary Towne Center is having a final clearance sale in anticipation of its closing Sunday, March 20.
Chuy’s, a Tex-Mex restaurant, is opening its second Triangle location in Parkside Town Commons Tuesday, April 5. The restaurant is now hiring for 175 employees to staff the restaurant 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Saturday, at 7119 O’Kelly Chapel Road.
Peachy Keen’s Spring Fashion Show will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 20.
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 Cary Chamber of Commerce’s annual Day of Service is Tuesday, March 22. Volunteer opportunities at area nonprofit groups and registration are at carychamber.com. Some opportunities include maintenance while others involve working with children.
Southwest Wake Networking’s March event, which will raise money for the Holly Springs Arts Council, is 5-9 p.m. Wednesday, March 23, at Carolina Brewing Company, 140 Thomas Mill Road, Holly Springs. Open networking is 5-7:30 p.m. and a comedian performs at 7:30 p.m.
The Morrisville Chamber of Commerce Coffee & Connections networking event is 7:30-9:15 a.m. Thursday, March 24, at 260 Town Hall Drive, Suite A. The event is free for employees of member firms. Visitors may try one session for free. Shot of Espresso, an educational session, follows. morrisvillechamber.org.
The Morrisville Chamber of Commerce is planning a trip to Croatia in November. Prices start at $2,899 per person. morrisvillechamber.org/pages/chamber-travel.
Ellen Farley of Holly Springs was hired by M/I Homes’ Raleigh Division as an internet sales associate.
Jesse Paino was named senior relationship manager for the Cary market by Wells Fargo.
Chad Sary joined M/I Homes as a land development manager, overseeing several communities in Cary.
Dr. James Trybus of Apex was named director of the North Carolina Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory System.
Jeffrey Potter of Cary was inducted into the UPS drivers’ Circle of Honor for those who have driven accident-free for 25 years or more.
Whisk of Cary earned the U.S. Global Innovator Award (or “gia”). The gia competition is an international program for housewares retailing.
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