Business Notes: July 17

Raleigh News & ObserverJuly 16, 2013 

Business doings

Open Arts studio will host its grand opening celebration Saturday, July 27, at 1222 Copeland Oaks Drive, Morrisville. Fall classes will begin the last week in August. Classes will include a “Mommy and Me” program, yoga, musical theater, ballet, tap, jazz and modern dance. The studio will also offer several visual arts and music workshops as well as adult yoga and art retreats.


The Apex Chamber of Commerce will host a women's networking luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 17, at Cambridge Village of Apex, 951 S. Hughes St. Karen Albritton, president of Capstrat Communications, will talk about "Selling to the Generations."; Tickets are $30 for members; $35 for non-members. To register, visit

The Morrisville Chamber of Commerce will host the State of Morrisville Breakfast from 8 to 9:30 a.m. Thursday, July 18, at 260 Town Hall Drive, Suite A, Morrisville. Mayor Jackie Holcombe and County Commission Chairman Joe Bryan will speak. Cost is $15 for chamber members; $25 for non-members. To register, go to

The Morrisville Chamber of Commerce will host a Coffee and Connections networking meeting from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. Thursday, July 25, at 260 Town Hall Drive, Suite A, Morrisville. To register, go to


Will Graebe of Cary received the Citizen Lawyer Award from the North Carolina Bar Association and the Citizen Lawyer Committee. The award is given to lawyers who provide exemplary public service to their communities.


Dogtopia of Cary will hold a dog-washing event to benefit Veterans Moving Forward from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, July 21, at 507 James Jackson Ave., Cary. Cost is a minimum donation of $10. For details, email or visit


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