Here’s a list of local business news for Cary, Morrisville, Apex, Fuquay-Varina and Holly Springs.
Restaurants & Spirits
Ãn Asian Cuisines in Cary recently won a Wine Spectator Restaurant Award.
CorePower Yoga has opened at 302 Colonades Way, Suite 214, in Waverly Place shopping center.
Guitar Center has opened at 7123 O’Kelly Chapel Road, Cary, in Parkside Town Commons shopping center.
Coworking Station, 104 W. Ballentine St., Holly Springs, hosts the presentation “How to Master Professional Video Netiquette for Social Business Success” from 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 20. Free. Light refreshments will be served. For more information: 919-335-5739 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Cary Chamber of Commerce’s Eye Opener Breakfast is from 8-9 a.m. Wednesday, July 27, at Prestonwood Country Club, 300 Prestonwood Parkway. Cost: $10 for members; $15 for nonmembers. For more information and to register, go to bit.ly/29vv4CY.
Atlantic Tire & Service will host a fundraiser Ladies’ Car Care Clinic from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, July 27, at its Cary location, 1380 NW Maynard Road. Refreshments will be served. Cost: $10. Proceeds will go to InterAct of Wake County. RSVP through Eventbrite. 919-319-1614, atlantictireonline.com.
The Morrisville Chamber of Commerce hosts Coffee & Connections with a Shot of Expresso from 7:30-9:15 a.m. Thursday, July 28, at the chamber, 260 Town Hall Drive, Suite A. Free for members of employee firms; nonmembers can attend one session free. For more information and to register, go to bit.ly/29qu3M2.
The Morrisville Chamber of Commerce KNOW Luncheon is from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 9, at Prestonwood Country Club, 300 Prestonwood Parkway. Cost: $35 for members; $50 for nonmembers. The guest speaker will be Venessa Harrison, president of AT&T North Carolina. Register by Tuesday, Aug. 2. For more information and to register, go to bit.ly/29wBn9C.
The Apex and Holly Springs chambers of commerce host the Southwest Wake Business Expo on Thursday, Aug. 18, at the Apex Community Center, 53 Hunter St., Apex. Must be a chamber member to participate. For more information: apexchamber.com, hollyspringschamber.org.
The first Triangle Children’s Business Fair is from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 20, at Park West Village, Village Market Place, Morrisville. The application deadline for participants is Saturday, July 23. For the event, children create a product or service, develop a brand, build a marketing strategy and open their business for customers at the fair. For more information and to apply, go to trianglecbf.com.
The Fuquay-Varina Chamber of Commerce hosts its seventh annual Core Connection Business Expo from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 25, at the Fuquay-Varina Community Center, 820 S. Main St. Registration is under way for vendors. For more information, call 919-552-4947 or visit bit.ly/298SehR.
The inaugural Veteran Owned Business Festival will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27, at 322 S. Main St., Fuquay-Varina. Food trucks, live music, games and other activities will be featured. Proceeds will benefit Military Missions in Action and Operation 300. For more information, call Jason Grantham at 919-413-4395 or email email@example.com. facebook.com/vobfest
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. Call to make an appointment: 919-856-4739, raleigh.score.org
The Morrisville Chamber of Commerce is planning a trip to Croatia in November. Prices start at $2,899 per person. bit.ly/1MKpgWT
Dr. Garett Franklin, a physician specializing in family medicine and sports medicine, recently joined Cary Medical Group.
Erica Martin has joined CALYX Engineers + Consultants in Cary as a transportation designer.
Eric Millinder has joined Railinc in Cary as an application architect. Also, the company recently promoted William Holt to business analyst and Sarah Mansfield to customer relations analyst.
Joel E. Young has joined Sterling Fox Financial in Holly Springs as a registered representative.
Back Home Productions, which has offices in Cary and Raleigh, won five awards in the annual Telly Awards competition, including the highest honor for one of its videos. The Telly is one of the most prestigious awards a non-broadcast video can win.
Cary Magazine, a lifestyle publication in western Wake County, won three Hermes Creative Awards from the Association of Marketing and Communications Professionals.
Martha Kartaoui, a district patient support leader with Results Physiotherapy in Cary, recently received the Patriot Award from the National Guard for her support of a co-worker who is a member of the guard.
Stacy Menzies, with Happy Fix Positive Lifestyle Co. in Apex, has completed “The Science of Happiness” course at the University of California-Berkeley.
SugarKANE Sugaring in Cary was named an American Small Business Champion. Owner Robin Ky’ Lockhart now is eligible to compete for the American Small Business Grand Championship, which has a $25,000 prize.
The Hampton Inn Raleigh Durham Airport, 1010 Airport Blvd., Morrisville, was awarded a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Award.
Cary Coaching Precision’s recent Football Food Drive Camp and Showcase in Cary raised 1,700 pounds of canned goods for the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina’s “Stop Summer Hunger” initiative.
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