Business Notes: Feb. 26

February 24, 2014 

Business doings

Gather offers crafts, cooking, gardening and business classes at 111 W. Chatham St., Cary. For details, go to www.gathernc.com.

The Special Event Company moved its headquarters to 1223 Walnut St., Cary. For details, go to www.specialeventco.com.

Advanced Placement Academy, an after-school study center, opened at 6406 McCrimmon Parkway, Morrisville. For details, go to www.advancedplacementacademy.org.

Fortnight Brewing Company opened a brewery and pub at 1006 SW Maynard Road, Cary. For details, go to www.fortnightbrewing.com.

AsheBridge Children’s Academy opened a new preschool with a ribbon-cutting on Feb. 20 at 916 Old Honeycutt Road, Fuquay-Varina. For details, go to www.ashebridge.com.

Transamerica Agency Network opened a new office on Feb. 25 at 2801 Slater Road, suite 120, Morrisville. For details, call 919-234-0521 or go to www.transamericaagencynetwork.com.

ULTA Beauty will open a new store at 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 28, at 2116 Village Market Place, Morrisville. For details, go to www.ulta.com

Whisk, a kitchen supply store, will host cooking classes in March at 316 Colonades Way, suite 214, Cary. For details, go to www.whiskcarolina.com.

Calendar

The Cary Chamber of Commerce Eye Opener Breakfast with David King of Triangle Transit will be at 8 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26, at Prestonwood Country Club, 300 Prestonwood Parkway. Registration costs $10 for members, $15 for non-members at bit.ly/1l6SkFR.

The N.C. Department of Revenue will host a free small business seminar from 9-11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26, at Wake Technical Community College’s Western Wake Campus, 3434 Kildaire Farm Road, Cary. For details and registration, go to www.dornc.com/business/smallbusseminars.html.

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.

The Morrisville Chamber of Commerce will host the Knowledgeable Network of Women spring networking meeting from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 13, at West Park Tavern, 2734 N.C. 55, Cary. The meeting costs $10 for members, $20 for non-members. For details or registration, go to www.MorrisvilleChamber.org.

Careers

Connie Joyce of Southern Garden in Apex was appointed to the North Carolian Landscape Contractors’ Registration Board.

Dr. Tammie Moore, founder and president of Western Wake Counseling and Psychological Services in Cary, joined the board of directors of Easter Seals UCP North Carolina & Virginia, a nonprofit that supports mental health care programs.

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