Business Notes: July 9

July 14, 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.

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

Greenscape’s Weed Man Holly Springs/Cary franchise has moved to the Tradition Trail Industrial Center in Holly Springs.

Calendar

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

The Cary Chamber of Commerce Eye Opener Breakfast will be from 8-9 a.m. Wednesday, July 23, at Prestonwood Country Club, 300 Prestonwood Parkway, Cary. Registration costs $10 for chamber members and $15 for non-members. For details and registration, go to www.carychamber.com.

The Morrisville Chamber of Commerce will meet for Coffee and Connections from 7:30-8:30 a.m. Thursday, July 24, in the White Ventures Chamber Building, 260 Town Hall Drive, suite A. The event is free for chamber members. Non-members can attend three Coffee and Connections meetings for free, and then the price is $10. For details and registration, go to www.MorrisvilleChamber.org.

The Morrisville Chamber of Commerce Member Appreciation Luncheon will be from noon to 1 p.m. Monday, Aug. 4, in the White Ventures Chamber Building, 260 Town Hall Drive, suite A. The lunch is free for the first 45 chamber members who register. For details and registration, go to www.MorrisvilleChamber.org.

Careers

Kristen Ernest was hired by Railinc Corp. as a Railroad Clearinghouse credit and treasury specialist. Lauren Passarella joined Railinc as an analytical consultant. Spencer Cain was promoted to quality assurance engineer, and Drew Fitzgerald was promoted to customer support specialist.

Kudos

RE/MAX United, a real estate company in the Triangle with an office in Cary, was among the 50 most productive real estate offices in the country according to RE/MAX calculations of the 2014 REAL Trends 500 survey.

Philanthropy

Donate non-perishable food to the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, July 19, at Havana Grill, 404 W. Chatham St., Cary.

Participating Chick-fil-A restaurants in Cary will collect donations for the Urban Ministries of Wake County food pantry with the Christmas in July canned food drive from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, July 24, and Friday, July 25. For a list of participating restaurants, go to www.urbanmin.org/christmasinjuly.

Firewürst, which has two restaurants in Cary, is raising money for the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina with the 10,000 for 10,000 Summer Hunger Campaign. Firewürst will donate $10,000 of the proceeds from the sale of 10,000 hot dogs during July to the food bank’s Stop Summer Hunger Campaign.

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