Business Notes: June 5

June 4, 2013 

Business doings

To celebrate National Donut Day, participating Kangaroo Express stores will give each customer one free donut between 7 and 9 a.m. Friday, June 7.

The Polar Ice House of Cary will hold an open house, Polarpalooza, from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 8, at 1410 Buck Jones Road, Raleigh. There will be mini ice skating lessons, food from local vendors, giveaways, raffles and discounts on various programs.

St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church and School officially broke ground on a two-story, 13,000-square-foot Parish Activity Center on June 3. The new facility will house a middle school gymnasium, team rooms, a multipurpose room and accommodate drama and performance events. Construction on the Parish Activity Center is scheduled to begin on June 6 and will be open for use by August 2014.

Kudos

The Association of Private Sector Colleges and Universities recently announced the recipients of the 2013 annual achievement awards. The Chef’s Academy in Morrisville was awarded the Community Service Award. The Community Service Award honors a campus that goes above and beyond to implement charitable community programs and engage staff and students in volunteer efforts.

CreatiVisibility, a marketing and design firm in Cary, was awarded bronze in the 2013 Summit Creative Award competition, in the Green Marketing Category, for its creative work for Triangle Foodscapes in Apex.

Supercuts at Tryon Village is celebrating five years at 8111 Tryon Woods Drive, Suite 202, Cary.

Philanthropy

The Lucy Daniels Center in Cary raised more than $8,500 to support its programs, including Lucy’s Book Club, during its fourth annual Bookmarked festival on May 4.

Royal Oaks Homes, LLC, a residential homebuilder with homes in Apex, Cary, Fuquay-Varina and Holly Springs, has been named one of the Triangle’s 2012 top corporate philanthropists by Triangle Business Journal. During the last year, Royal Oaks Homes contributed $50,000 and five months of building services to Operation: Coming Home, as well as $14,550 to various other organizations in the Triangle.

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