Business Notes: Feb. 19

February 17, 2014 

Business doings

The Garden Hut will host free gardening classes in February at 1004 Old Honeycutt Road, Fuquay-Varina. For more information, go to www.nelsasgardenhut.com.

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

Lawn Doctor of Southern Wake County opened in Garner and will provide lawn care to residents in Fuquay-Varina and Holly Springs. For more information, go to www.lawndoctorsouthernwakecounty.com.

Noodles & Company opened a new restaurant on Feb. 17 at 2016 Market Center Drive, Morrisville.

Whisk, a kitchen supply store, will host cooking classes in March at 316 Colonades Way, suite 214, Cary.

Calendar

The Cary Chamber of Commerce and Bill Wagner of SCORE will offer business mentoring sessions from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19, in the chamber offices, 307 N. Academy St. To make an appointment, call 919-467-1016.

The Cary Chamber of Commerce Business of Women meeting will be at noon Thursday, Feb. 20, at Prestonwood Country Club, 300 Prestonwood Parkway. Mary Ella Teeter will talk about medicine for women. Registration costs $15 for members, $20 for non-members at bit.ly/1gaZwxF.

The Morrisville Chamber of Commerce Member Meet-Up will be from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 20, at Trali, 3107 Grace Park Drive. The meet-up costs $10 for members, $20 for non-members. To register, call 919-463-7150.

The Cary Chamber of Commerce Eye Opener Breakfast with David King of Triangle Transit will be at 8 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26, at Prestonwood Country Club, 300 Prestonwood Parkway. Registration costs $10 for members, $15 for non-members at bit.ly/1l6SkFR.

The N.C. Department of Revenue will host a free small business seminar from 9-11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26, at Wake Technical Community College’s Western Wake Campus, 3434 Kildaire Farm Road, Cary. For details and registration, go to www.dornc.com/business/smallbusseminars.html.

The Cary Chamber of Commerce annual car raffle and auction will be from 5:30-8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26, in the Prestonwood Country Club grand ballroom, 300 Prestonwood Parkway. Raffle tickets cost $100. For details, go to bit.ly/1j9kXUm.

The Morrisville Chamber of Commerce will meet for Coffee and Connections from 7:30-8:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 27, in the White Ventures Chamber Building, 260 Town Hall Drive, suite A. The meeting is free for members, free for non-members’ first three meetings and $10 for non-members after three meetings. To register, go to bit.ly/1hSx5pS.

The Morrisville Chamber of Commerce will meet for a presentation by Wake Technical Community College President Dr. Stephen Scott from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 27, in the White Ventures Chamber Building, 260 Town Hall Drive, suite A. Scott will talk about plans for a new Wake Tech campus on Paramount Parkway in Morrisville. To register, go to bit.ly/1fbQGAU. For information on the new campus, go to bit.ly/1fbQJge.

Careers

Financial representative James Robinson, managing partner Daniel Polk and regional director H. Douglas Polk Jr. of Modern Woodmen of America in Cary attended the Modern Woodmen Leadership Career Institute for managers in Rock Island, Ill.

Philanthropy

Chick-fil-A of Holly Springs will host the Fruit for Soup Food Raiser for the Holly Springs Food Cupboard from 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, at 801 Village Walk Drive. Donate a can of fruit to receive a voucher for a bowl of soup. For details, go to www.hsfoodcupboard.org.

Cary Oil donated $12,000 through BP to The Salvation Army’s Project FIGHT (Freeing Individuals Gripped by Human Trafficking) in January.

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