Business Notes: June 11

June 16, 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. Whisk is now offering $25 mini cooking classes with beer or wine and dinner to go. For details, go to www.whiskcarolina.com.

Lynne Fischer Art Adventure Studio offers art classes at 107 Spring Hollow Lane, Cary. For details, go to www.etsy.com/shop/lynnesueart.

CareLuLu, a child care search website, expanded to the Triangle area, including Apex and Cary. For details, go to www.carelulu.com.

Mid-South Engineering Company, a consulting engineering firm, chose S&A Cherokee, based in Cary, as its agency of record.

Bikini Bus, LLC, a mobile boutique based in Cary, is the official swimsuit sponsor of the Miss Charlotte USA Pageant.

Baker Lionel Vatinet of La Farm Bakery in Cary will host a Bread Bakers Guild of America Open House from 3-4 p.m. Saturday, June 21, at 4248 Cary Parkway. The first 24 people to RSVP for the free event will shape dough themselves and receive a white chocolate mini baguette. To RSVP, contact Rachel Siegel at 919-459-8336 or Rachel.Siegel@lafarmbakery.com.

Calendar

The Cary Chamber of Commerce will host Bill Wagner from SCORE for private appointments from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 18, at 307 N. Academy St. To schedule an appointment, call Megan at 919-467-1016. For details, go to www.carychamber.com.

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 and 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.

Kudos

Greenscape Inc., with headquarters in Holly Springs, was one of the commercial winners in Southern Pines’ annual Sprucing Up Southern Pines program.

Atlantic Tire & Service, with a location in Cary, earned Wake Living’s Reader’s Choice Award for Best Auto Repair Shop. The business was also chosen as a finalist in Indy Week’s Best of the Triangle Awards in the category of Best Auto Repair Shop in Wake County.

Philanthropy

The Duke Endowment has given a $275,819 grant to implement the Hospital Elder Life Program (HELP) at the WakeMed Cary Hospital.

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