Business Notes: April 23

April 21, 2014 

Business doings

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

Southern Charm Gift Boutique offers art classes in Cary Towne Center, 1105 Walnut St., Cary. For details, go to www.etsy.com/shop/southerncharmgifts2.

Whisk, a kitchen supply store, offers cooking classes in Waverly Place Shopping Center at 316 Colonades Way, suite 214, Cary. For details, go to www.whiskcarolina.com.

Moon and Lola will open at its new location with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 6 p.m. Friday, April 25, at 219 N. Salem St., Apex.

Fonville Morisey will host a Triangle-wide open house event from 2-5 p.m. Sunday, April 27. For details, go to www.fmrealty.com.

A ribbon-cutting ceremony for Building Blocks Pediatrics will be from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 30, at 3603 Davis Drive, suite C-201, Morrisville. For details, go to www.buildingblockspediatricsnc.com.

Kiddie Academy of West Cary plans to open late this summer at 7350 O’Kelly Chapel Road, Cary. For details, go to bit.ly/1dASBkR.

Paragon Bank plans to open a new office at 5000 Valley Stone Drive, suite 102, Cary. For details, go to www.paragonbank.com.

Calendar

The Cary Chamber of Commerce will host the Eye Opener Breakfast at 8 a.m. Wednesday, April 23, at Prestonwood Country Club, 300 Prestonwood Parkway, Cary. The chamber’s Leadership Cary group’s graduation ceremony will take place. Registration costs $10 for members and $15 for non-members at bit.ly/1o7WhPn.

The Cary Chamber of Commerce Elected Officials Reception will be from 5:30-7 p.m. Wednesday, April 23, at MacGregor Downs Country Club, 430 St. Andrews Lane, Cary. To register, go to bit.ly/1dUgHSa.

The Apex Chamber of Commerce Women’s Networking Luncheon with guest speaker Dhawn Hansen will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 23, at Prestonwood Country Club, 300 Prestonwood Parkway, Cary. The luncheon costs $25 for members and $35 for non-members. To register, go to bit.ly/1gQNkAA.

The Morrisville Chamber of Commerce will meet for Coffee and Connections from 7:30-8:30 a.m. Thursday, April 24, at 260 Town Hall Drive, suite A. The event is free for members. It is free for non-members’ first three visits and costs $10 after that. For details and registration, go to www.MorrisvilleChamber.org.

The Morrisville Chamber of Commerce Knowledgeable Network of Women will host a luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, April 24, at Lenovo, 1009 Think Place, Morrisville. Sherida McMullan will speak about “The Art of Giving Back.” Registration costs $25 for employees of chamber member firms, $35 for non-members, at www.MorrisvilleChamber.org.

The Cary Chamber of Commerce Fore Ladies Golf Tournament will be from noon to 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 29, at Lochmere Golf Club, 2511 Kildaire Farm Road, Cary. Registration begins at noon, and the tournament begins at 1 p.m. Registration costs $65 per person, $260 for four and $350 for a corporate sponsorship at bit.ly/1j7VLsH.

The Morrisville Chamber of Commerce Member Meet-Up will be from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, May 8. The location has not yet been decided. For details and registration, go to www.MorrisvilleChamber.org.

The Cary Chamber of Commerce Excellence Awards will begin with registration at 11:30 a.m. and the program at noon Thursday, May 8, at Embassy Suites, 201 Harrison Oaks Blvd., Cary. To register for $35 per person or $450 per table of 10, go to bit.ly/1itBMYF.

The Morrisville Chamber of Commerce will meet for Coffee and Connections from 7:30-8:30 a.m. Thursday, May 22, at 260 Town Hall Drive, suite A. The event is free for members. It is free for non-members’ first three visits and costs $10 after that. For details and registration, go to www.MorrisvilleChamber.org.

Careers

Jared L. Hart of Cary, a Modern Woodmen of America representative, earned Fraternal Insurance Counselor designation.

Chad Howard of Holly Springs was named vice president of the North Carolina Society of Surveyors in February at the society’s 50th Annual Conference and Trade Show in Asheville.

Philanthropy

City Barbeque will donate 10 percent of proceeds from Friday, April 25, through Sunday, April 27, to Wake Education Partnership. City Barbeque is at 1305 Kildaire Farm Road, Cary.

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