Here’s a list of local business news for Cary, Morrisville, Apex, Fuquay-Varina and Holly Springs.
Carlyle Conlan, a search and recruitment firm with headquarters in Cary, has become Arris Partners. The firm’s new website is arris.partners.
M/I Homes is now accepting pre-sale contracts for Pritchett Farm homes in Cary, at the intersection of Holly Springs Road and Southeast Cary Parkway. MIHomes.com/Raleigh.
The Garden Hut will host a fairy garden class at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 16, at 1004 Old Honeycutt Road, Fuquay-Varina. Registration is required. 919-552-0590, NelsasGardenHut.com.
The Garden Hut also hosts a garden party with hot dogs on Saturday, May 7.
SearStone, a retirement community in Cary, is accepting nominations for five categories in the Ageless Hero Awards until Sunday, April 17. searstone.com/hero.
Peachy Keen’s Spring Fashion Show, benefiting Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Triangle, will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 20. Tickets are $20 to $35 online: bit.ly/1MrVm3V.
Cary Family Dental hosts its fifth annual Dentistry From the Heart day of free dental services from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 23, at 1149 Kildaire Farm Road. Services are first-come, first-served. carydental.com/dfth.
The Umstead Hotel and Spa will display “Immersion,” artwork by Elena Madden, starting with a reception with wine from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, May 4, at 100 Woodland Pond Drive, Cary.
Mad Hatter’s Kentucky Derby Celebration with cupcakes and tea is 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 7, at 107 S. Main St., Fuquay-Varina. 919-557-5771.
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.
AARP TaxAide offers free help with tax inturns for low-income seniors from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, with a last session on Monday, April 18, at Cambridge Village of Apex, 10000 Cambridge Village Loop.
Bring all relevant documents, including W2s, 1099s, recepts for tax, medical and charitable payments, a photo ID, Social Security card, canceled check and last year’s return.
The Morrisville Chamber of Commerce hosts an Entrepreneurial Workshop from 8-10 a.m. Tuesday, April 26, at Lenovo, 1009 Think Place, Building One, Morrisville. Registration is $20 for employees of member firms and $35 for non-members. Register by Tuesday, April 19. bit.ly/1RL1TIf.
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.
Kristen Anderson joined Fidelity Bank’s Sunset Plaza branch in Fuquay-Varina as assistant vice president and office manager.
Chef Paul Sottile was named campus president of The Chef’s Academy’s Morrisville location. He has worked at the academy since 2011, most recently as dean of academic affairs.
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