Business Notes: May 22

May 21, 2013 

Business doings

Diet Center of Cary held its official ribbon cutting on May 10 in Ashworth Village. The center is located at 200 S. Academy St., Suite 220, Cary.

GreenPea Baby & Child, a mother-owned boutique catering to expecting mothers and children under 6, opened May 8 at its new location at 109-C Waverly Place, Cary.

Jersey Mike’s Subs opened its fifth Cary location May 15 at 2055 Renaissance Park Place.

Raleigh Orthopaedic joined with Athletes’ Performance and opened a new location May 18 at 280 Towerview Court, Cary.


The Apex Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual Business Expo from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, May 22, at Prestonwood Country Club. Presented by Crossroads Infiniti South, the event is free and open to the public. For details, visit

The Morrisville Chamber of Commerce will hold a “Coffee and Connections” networking event from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. Thursday, May 23, at the White Ventures Chamber Building, 260 Town Hall Drive, Suite A, Morrisville. Cynthia White, founder and CEO of Cynthia White and Associates, will speak about “Five Ways to Unlock the Power of your Personal Brand through Networking.” To register, visit

The Apex Chamber of Commerce will hold a “Wake Up Apex” breakfast event from 8 to 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 29, at the Halle Cultural Arts Center, 237 N. Salem St., Apex. The event will feature a town hall session with keynote speaker U.S. Representative George Holding. Cost is $30. RSVP is required by Wednesday, May 22. For details, visit

The Morrisville Innovation Foundation will hold a “HOTTovation Lunch and Learn” from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, May 30, at Perimeter Studios and Conference Center, 1100 Perimeter Park Drive, Suite 118, Morrisville. The topic will be “Gathering Effective Requirements – The Very Short Course.” Lunch is $10. RSVP is required by noon Wednesday, May 29. To register, visit


Railinc Corp. in Cary hired John Berninger as UNIX system administrator; and promoted Erika Koning to manager of product support, Mike Leary to senior software engineer, Doug Macklem to lead business analyst and Alex Pergerson to customer support specialist.

The Umstead Hotel and Spa in Cary promoted Carolyn Doe as spa director. The spa will reopen in July under Doe’s leadership.


WakeMed Cary Hospital recently received a Hospital Safety Score of ‘A’ from the Leapfrog Group, an independent national nonprofit organization that works to initiate improvements in the safety, quality and affordability of health care.

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