Business Notes: Oct. 16

October 14, 2013 

Business doings

M/I Homes has completed building the Kingwood Collection of homes in the Holly Springs community of 12 Oaks.

The 48th annual Wake County Parade of Homes, which began earlier this month, will showcase 190 homes throughout Wake County on Oct. 18-20. For details, go to

ATI Industrial Automation, a robotics tool manufacturer, will have a groundbreaking ceremony at 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18, at 1031 Goodworth Drive, Apex.

Whisk, a new kitchen store in Cary, will celebrate its grand opening with cooking classes, giveaways, product demonstrations and samplings from Friday, Nov. 1, to Sunday, Nov. 3, at 316 Colonades Way, Suite 214.

Dave & Buster’s will open in Cary Towne Center on Wednesday, Nov. 6. The location is hiring for 200 positions.


The Cary Chamber of Commerce’s Business of Women will meet from noon to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17, at Prestonwood Country Club, 300 Prestonwood Parkway, Cary. The event costs $15 for members and $20 for non-members. Register at

The Apex Chamber of Commerce will meet for the Modern Woodmen of America Grand Re-Opening Cookout from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18, at 100 Towerview Court, Cary.

The Cary Chamber of Commerce will host an Eye Opener Breakfast with Dr. Jim Merrill, superintendent of the Wake County Public School System, from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 23, at Prestonwood Country Club, 300 Prestonwood Parkway, Cary. The breakfast costs $10 for members and $15 for non-members. Register at


Dr. David Creech, a sports- and pediatric-certified chiropractor in Apex, recently participated in two conferences, where he was trained by pediatric chiropractors in treating concussions and sports injuries.

Dylan Gilroy has joined S&A Cherokee, a communications company in Cary, as a junior webmaster. Amanda Raxlin has joined the company as a junior account executive on the public-relations team.

James Robinson of Cary, a Modern Woodmen of America representative, completed five days of training at Modern Woodmen’s home office in Rock Island, Ill.


WakeMed Cary Hospital has earned the Silver Performance Achievement Award of the American College of Cardiology Foundation’s NCDR ACTION Registry-GWTG. The award recognizes hospitals with higher standards for care for heart-attack patients.


Citizens Homes will hold a food drive during the Wake County Parade of Homes from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays until Oct. 20 in the Lakestone Village neighborhood at 1301 Old Branble Lane, Fuquay-Varina.

Supercuts Hair Salon will donate 10 percent of all sales from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, at its location at 8761 Holly Springs Road, to the American Cancer Society.

Creech Chiropractic will accept donations of coats, gloves, scarves, blankets and warm hats during its Annual Coat Drive until the end of October at 800 W. Williams St., Suite 201, Apex. Donations will be given to The Church in the Woods, a local homeless ministry.

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