Business Notes: Aug. 14

August 12, 2013 

Business doings

Signal Hill, a communications firm in Cary, designed a new website for Reality Ministries.

Artistic Expressions Gallery expanded its hours of operation to 12 to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at 118 Raleigh St., Fuquay-Varina.

Home Instead Inc. will accept nominations until Saturday, Aug. 24, for the Caregiver Cruise Sweepstakes. North Carolina residents can nominate family caregivers to win a free four-night, five-day cruise. Submit nominations at cruise.caregiverstress.com.

Calendar

The Morrisville Chamber of Commerce will host “Are You Ready? Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act” from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 21. Register at business.morrisvillechamber.org/events/details/wellness-day-1179.

Careers

Carlotta Ungaro, president of the Morrisville Chamber of Commerce, earned the Certified Chamber Executive position of the American Chamber of Commerce Executives.

Maria Kingery of Southern Energy Management, with headquarters in Morrisville, joined the Entrepreneur’s Organization of Raleigh Durham’s board of directors as the Integration Chair.

Kudos

Home Video Studio-Apex was given the Seven Stars for Excellence Award, five Hanley Awards and the Social Media Marketing Award at the 13th Annual Hanley Awards.

Withers & Ravenel of Cary won a Pelican Award from the N.C. Coastal Federation for its environmental work.

S&A Cherokee won two Hermes Creative Awards for its charity dental work program and its sales brochure for the North Carolina Chamber of Commerce. The Hermes Creative Awards competition recognizes the work of marketing and communications professionals.

Southern Energy Management of Morrisville and Habitat for Humanity of Wake County were among the members of the Green Home Builders of the Triangle that were recognized as the National Green Building Standard’s Green Certification Partners of Excellence.

Philanthropy

Zaxby’s will host “Cause Card Week” to benefit Make-A-Wish Eastern North Carolina until Wednesday, Aug. 21, at 1021 N. Harrison Ave., Cary, and 1341 N. Main St., Fuquay-Varina. Up to 30 percent of sales during the campaign will be donated.

The Rusty Bucket began its seventh annual food drive for Western Wake Crisis Ministry on Saturday, Aug. 3. Donations can be dropped off at The Rusty Bucket until Saturday, Sept. 7, at 104-A N. Salem St., Apex.

Dorcas Ministries will provide the Jobs for Life program, which teaches skills for finding jobs, from Thursday, Sept. 12, to Thursday, Nov. 14, at 187 High House Road, Cary.

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