Business Notes: Sept. 4

September 2, 2013 

Renee Poux Poole has been selected as the town of Cary’s Director of Human Resources.


Business doings

John Deere Turf Care completed a landscaping project in August for the town of Fuquay-Varina at the new Alston Ridge Park at 6850 Hilltop-Needmore Road.

Triangle Dairy Queen has reintroduced its Upside-Down or Free Blizzard guarantee at 1008 Morrisville Carpenter Road, Morrisville, and 631 Walnut St., Cary. Blizzard treats will be turned upside down before being presented to customers; if they are not thick enough, they will be remade and customers will receive a coupon for a free treat.

Chevy’s Ale House celebrated its opening under new management at 3 p.m. Friday, Aug. 30, at 1402 E. Williams St., Apex.


The Morrisville Chamber of Commerce will host Chief of Police Ira Jones’s annual talk from 8 to 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 5. Jones will give advice about how businesses can protect their staff and property. Register at

The Apex Chamber of Commerce will host Business After Hours networking from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12, at Norris Park, 3471 Apex Peakway. Members and prospective members are welcome for business connections, dinner and door prizes.


Renee Poux Poole has been selected as the town of Cary’s director of human resources.

Michelle Kohn became the new vice president of visual arts of the Apex Arts Council.

Railinc. Corp of Cary announced new hires and promotions in July and August. The company hired Drew Fitzgerald as a customer service representative, Barbara Scott as a quality assurance engineer, Angel Chapman as an internal auditor and Mark Hawkins as a business analyst.

Danielle Crowley was promoted to team lead customer support, Paul Ransdell was promoted to senior team service delivery, Carrie Rawson was promoted to product support specialist, and Joan Smemoe was promoted to project manager. Rebecca Summers was promoted to product support specialist, and Anthony Will was promoted to senior technical writer.


Netsertive of Morrisville was named a fastest-growing private company by Inc. magazine.

Michael Ballance of Cary was chosen to be included in “The Best Lawyers in America” referral list.


Kroger of Apex, at 940 U.S. 64, recently held a customer appreciation day and hot dog sale to raise funds for supplies for students of Apex Elementary School.

The Matthews House, a wedding venue at 317 W. Chatham St., Cary, gave away a free wedding to Amy Yarbrough and John Beckling at its open house on Saturday, Aug. 17.

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