Business Notes: Aug. 21

August 19, 2013 

Business doings

PDQ opened a new restaurant Aug. 11 at 9025 Winston Hill Drive, Cary.

Universal Healthcare opened a nursing, rehabilitation and assisted-living community in Fuquay-Varina on Aug. 11.

Olive Garden opened a restaurant Aug. 12 at 107 Grand Hill Place, Holly Springs.

The Umstead Hotel and Spa updated its guest rooms with energy-efficient, tablet-based lighting and temperature controls.

The Matthews House held an open house and gave away a free wedding to a bride on Aug. 17.

PRO Martial Arts opened Aug. 17 at 2004 Creekside Landing Drive, Apex.

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


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

The Morrisville Chamber of Commerce’s Coffee and Connections networking event will be from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 22, at the White Ventures Chamber Building, 260 Town Hall Drive, Suite A, Morrisville. Register at

The Morrisville Chamber of Commerce will host its New Member Luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Aug. 26, at Travinia Italian Kitchen and Wine Bar, 1301 Market Center Drive, Morrisville. Register at


A. Jose Cortina, who lives in Cary, has joined Olive & Olive, P.A.

Sandy Gareton became the new campus director of Campbell University’s Research Triangle Park campus on Aug. 5.

Holly Mason joined Gel Salon of Cary as a hairstylist.

Christopher Romick was hired as the executive director of SearStone, a retirement community being developed in Cary.

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