Business Notes: June 4

June 2, 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.

Destination STEM opened with a grand-opening celebration on May 12 at 4000 Bearcat Way, suite 104, Morrisville. For details, go to www.destinationstem.us.

Craig and Merri Lea Metcalf launched the new Cary/Apex edition of Money Pages magazine. For details, go to www.moneypages.com/magazines/CY/index.html.

Open Arts, a dance, music and yoga studio in Morrisville, will host a Princess Dance Camp for ages 3-6 from 1:30-3 p.m. Monday, June 9, through Friday, June 13, at Cedar Fork Community Center, 1050 Town Hall Drive, Morrisville. Registration costs $110. For details and registration, go to www.openartsnc.com.

Atlantic Tire & Service will host a free Ladies’ Car Care Clinic from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, June 11, at 1380 NW Maynard Road, Cary. To RSVP, call Melanie at 919-319-1614 or go to on.fb.me/1pcUHss.

Calendar

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.

The Morrisville Chamber of Commerce will meet for Shot of Espresso, a new educational session after Coffee and Connections, from 8:30-9:30 a.m. Thursday, June 26, at 260 Town Hall Drive, suite A. The event is free for members. It costs $15 for non-members. For details and registration, go to www.MorrisvilleChamber.org.

The Morrisville Chamber of Commerce State of Morrisville meeting will be from 7:30-9 a.m. Thursday, July 17, at 260 Town Hall Drive, suite A. Mayor Mark Stohlman and County Manager Jim Hartman will speak. The event costs $15 for chamber members and $25 for non-members. For details and registration, go to www.MorrisvilleChamber.org.

Careers

Angela Newman is the new director of the Women’s Pavilion & Birthplace at WakeMed Cary Hospital.

Kudos

Firewürst won the People’s Choice Award at the East Meets West Food Festival in Morrisville in May.

WakeMed Cary Hospital won Gold Plus and Honor Roll awards from the American Heart Association and the American Stroke Association. The hospital also won the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline Referring Center – SILVER Level Recognition Award.

Philanthropy

Walmart of Apex donated more than seven truckloads of mulch and potting soil to Simple Gifts Community Garden in Apex.

Which Biz is your Buzz will collect donations of nonperishable food for a food bank from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 14, at Havana Grill, 404 W. Chatham St., Cary.

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