Business Notes: Feb. 2

February 7, 2014 

Business doings

New tenants T. MAC Sports Grill, Color Me Mine, Violets and VOM FASS signed leases with RP Realty Partners, LLC, at Waverly Place in Cary.

Diet & Weight Loss Centers, a weight loss program, opened a new location in Cary at 301 Keisler Drive, suite A. For more information, go to www.dietandweightlosscenters.com.

The Corner Tavern and Grill reopened with new owners Samir Mohammadi and Mostafa Aberchane on Jan. 13 at 1301 NW Maynard Road, Cary.

Thrift ’n Gift will hold a 50 percent off sale through Saturday, Feb. 8, at 900 E. Chatham St., Cary. For details, go to www.thriftngift.org.

Horticulturist Nelsa Cox will demonstrate pruning during a free class at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, at The Garden Hut, 1004 Old Honeycutt Road, Fuquay-Varina. Registration is required at www.NelsasGardenHut.com.

Bass Pro Shops will open with a ribbon-cutting ceremony from 6-6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 12, at 801 Bass Pro Lane, Cary.

Jackie’s Basics and Beyond Dog Training and White Tiger Taekwondo will host the Puppapalooza and Expo from 2-5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 16, at White Tiger Taekwondo, 1605 NW Maynard Road, Cary. There will be a dog show and family-friendly activities for people and pets. Tickets cost $5.

Monkey Joe’s will host its second annual birthday celebration on Monday, Feb. 17, at 1747 Walnut St., Cary. Pizza will cost $1 per slice for the first 100 children, and flying Saturn disks will be given to the first 200 children.

Whisk, a kitchen supply store, will host cooking classes in March at 316 Colonades Way, suite 214, Cary.

Calendar

The Cary Chamber of Commerce will meet for a presentation by Joe Milazzo on economic development, transit and transportation from 8-9 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 5, at 307 N. Academy St. To register, go to bit.ly/KM6b6O.

The Apex Chamber of Commerce will meet for a Business Education Session with John Costigan from 12:30-2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 5, at The Halle Cultural Arts Center, 237 N. Salem St., Apex. To RSVP, call 919-362-6456.

The Cary Chamber of Commerce Membership Drive Kickoff will be from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 5, at 307 N. Academy St. To register, go to bit.ly/LMhmgM.

The Apex Chamber of Commerce will host a New Member Brunch from 10-11:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 7, at 220 N. Salem St., Apex. To RSVP, call 919-362-6456.

The Morrisville Chamber of Commerce Member Meet-Up will be from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13, at Trali Irish Pub, 3107 Grace Park Drive, Morrisville. The meeting costs $10 for members, $20 for non-members. To register, go to bit.ly/1bmBnR6.

The Morrisville Chamber of Commerce New Member Luncheon will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Feb. 17, in the White Ventures Chamber Building, 260 Town Hall Drive, suite A. To register, go to bit.ly/1dUQE1I.

The Cary Chamber of Commerce annual car raffle and auction will be from 5:30-8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26, in the Prestonwood Country Club grand ballroom, 300 Prestonwood Parkway. Raffle tickets cost $100. For details, go to bit.ly/1j9kXUm.

The Morrisville Chamber of Commerce will meet for Coffee and Connections from 7:30-8:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 27, in the White Ventures Chamber Building, 260 Town Hall Drive, suite A. The meeting is free for members, free for non-members’ first three meetings and $10 for non-members after three meetings. To register, go to bit.ly/1hSx5pS.

The Morrisville Chamber of Commerce will meet for a presentation by Wake Technical Community College President Dr. Stephen Scott from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 27, in the White Ventures Chamber Building, 260 Town Hall Drive, suite A. Scott will talk about plans for a new Wake Tech campus on Paramount Parkway in Morrisville. To register, go to bit.ly/1fbQGAU. For information on the new campus, go to bit.ly/1fbQJge.

Careers

Chuck Norman joined Wells Fargo & Company’s Cary community advisory board. Norman is the owner of S&A Cherokee, a communications agency.

Robin Stoehr of Apex, a Modern Woodmen of America financial representative, earned the title of Fraternal Insurance Counselor.

Philanthropy

Chick-fil-A of Holly Springs will host the Fruit for Soup Food Raiser for the Holly Springs Food Cupboard from 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, at 801 Village Walk Drive. Donate a can of fruit to receive a voucher for a bowl of soup. For details, go to www.hsfoodcupboard.org.

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