Business Notes: May 29

May 28, 2013 

Business doings

Homesteader’s Brew Supply, LLC, a home-brew supply store that offers goods to make beer, wine and cheese, will open the second week in June at 121 Raleigh St., Fuquay-Varina.


The Morrisville Innovation Foundation will host 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

The Morrisville Chamber of Commerce will host a first responders’ luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday, June 3, at Perimeter Studios and Conference Center, 1100 Perimeter Park Drive, Suite 118, Morrisville. Tickets are $15 for chamber members. RSVP is required by 5 pm. Thursday, May 30. To register, visit


MLB Construction Services, LLC in Apex hired Melanie Long as marketing and business development coordinator.

Anuva Resource Solutions in Morrisville hired William C. Weaver as account development manager.


Atlantic Tire & Service, a locally owned automotive repair center with three locations in the Triangle, was honored by the Cary Chamber of Commerce as the 2013 Small Business of the Year at the annual Excellence Awards Banquet on May 9.

Two Cary FedEx drivers placed among the top finishers at the 2013 North Carolina Truck Driving Championship held May 10-11 in Smithfield. Michael Bills, a FedEx Express driver who lives in Cary, won his third consecutive state title in the Straight Truck class. Driver Kevin Buck of Cary received second place in the Step Van class.

Simone Chance was recognized as a Comfort Keeper of the Year on April 13 during the Annual Comfort Keepers Leadership Conference in Boca Raton, Fla. She is one of eight caregivers out of 25,000 chosen annually to receive this recognition from the more than 650 Comfort Keepers offices nationwide. Chance is employed at the Comfort Keepers office in Cary.

Jim Trull, an independent financial adviser affiliated with Commonwealth Financial Network, wealth manager and president of Keystone Financial Partners in Cary, was named to Commonwealth’s President’s Club. This distinction recognizes successful financial advisers, based on a ranking of annual production among Commonwealth’s network of 1,450 financial advisers.

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