Business Notes: May 21

May 19, 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.

Massage Envy Spa Cary Parkside is now open at 7153 O’Kelly Chapel Road, Cary. For details, go to www.massageenvyrdu.com.

Blue Bell will move into a distribution center with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 21, at 5009 Nelson Road, Cary. There will be free ice cream, tours and a drawing to win a year’s supply of Blue Bell ice cream.

Calendar

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.

The Morrisville Chamber of Commerce New Member Luncheon will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, June 2, at 260 Town Hall Drive, suite A. For details and registration, go to www.MorrisvilleChamber.org.

The Morrisville Chamber of Commerce and Morrisville Rotary will host a First Responder Thank You Lunch for Morrisville police and firefighters from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, June 9, at Stone Theatres - Park West 14 Cinemas, 3400 Village Market Place, Morrisville. Admission is $15. For details and registration, go to www.MorrisvilleChamber.org.

The Morrisville Chamber of Commerce will meet for Coffee and Connections from 7:30-8:30 a.m. Thursday, June 26, 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

Becky Thomas of Apex earned a license as a Certified Public Accountant from the N.C. Board of Certified Public Accountants in April.

Kudos

LORD Corporation, with headquarters in Cary, won the 2013 Pratt & Whitney Canada Sustainability Award.

Massage Envy Spa Cary Kildaire, The Matthews House and Triangle Rock Club of Cary earned Cary Chamber of Commerce Small Business of the Year awards.

Triangle Rock Club of Cary was named a recipient of the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce’s Steady Growth and Profitability Award. The Pinnacle Business Awards luncheon and awards ceremony will be Wednesday, May 28.

Philanthropy

City Barbeque of Cary donated more than $4,500 to Wake Education Partnership.

Employees of Greenscape in Holly Springs volunteered with Urban Ministries of Wake County the weekend of Saturday, May 10, to prepare for the Tour D’ Coop.

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