Business Notes: June 19

June 18, 2013 

Business doings

Greg Hill and Dr. Bill Bixler formed the Center for Emotional and Sexual Health at 130 Iowa Lane, Suite 203 in Cary. The center offers specialized mental-health counseling for those struggling with sexual addiction and relationship issues.


The USA Baseball sixth annual “Extra Innings” networking event will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 26, at Thomas Brooks Park, 200 Brooks Park Lane, Cary. The USA Baseball Collegiate National Team will take on the Southern Collegiate League All-Stars at 7 p.m. Admission is free to members of one of the participating chamber of commerce or networking groups. 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, June 27, at the White Ventures Chamber Building, 260 Town Hall Drive, Suite A, Morrisville. To register, visit


Paragon Bank has hired Patsy D. Johnson of Cary as senior vice president and client development officer.


The Chef’s Academy in Morrisville is the recipient of the community service award from the Association of Private Sector Colleges and Universities. The announcement follows the school’s recent recognition as the 2013 President’s Higher Education Honor Roll Award winner by the Corporation of National and Community Service.

Wendy Heinzmann, director of the enCompass resident wellness program at Glenaire continuing-care retirement community in Cary, won the statewide Resident Services Award at the LeadingAge North Carolina annual conference held May 13-16.

Allstate agency owners Jaclyn Lucas of the Lucas Agency and Ravi Reddy of Reddy Insurance have been designated as Allstate Premier Agencies for 2013. Both agencies are located in Cary.


Drew Caffrey will serve as chairman of the 2013 Triangle Heart Walk Community Teams. Caffrey is owner-operator of the Chick-fil-A at Cary Town Center. The Triangle Heart Walk will be held Sunday, Sept. 22, at the PNC Arena in Raleigh.

Home-based business entrepreneurs will hold a sidewalk sale to benefit the American Red Cross’s Oklahoma Tornado Relief from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 22, at Brewster’s Pub, 1885 Lake Pine Drive, Cary. There will be vendors, activities and a raffle. For details, contact Lorrie Todd at 919-362-4211 or, or Renée Groom at 919-819-8489 or

East Cary Jazzercise will hold a fundraiser of speciality classes to benefit Oklahoma tornado victims at 1 p.m. Sunday, June 23, at 1333 Buck Jones Road, Cary. Classes include ballet body at 1 p.m., burlesque at 2 p.m., pure muscle at 3 p.m. and bikini body at 4 p.m. All proceeds will be donated; donations will be accepted. For details, visit

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