Business Notes: May 28

May 26, 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.

First Bank opened a new office on Monday, May 19, at 135 N. Main St., Fuquay-Varina. For details, go to www.localfirstbank.com.

Southern Home Crafts opened with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Friday, May 23, at 111 N. Salem St., Apex. For details, call 919-608-9050.

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 will host a New Member Luncheon 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

Brenda Graham joined Railinc of Cary as a senior database administrator. Kelli Mattos was hired as a customer support representative. Rory O’Brien was promoted to associate test engineer, and Alex Pergerson was promoted to product support specialist.

Evan Sheridan is the new pastry chef of The Umstead Hotel and Spa in Cary.

Kudos

5Star Awards of Cary won a Pinnacle Business Award from the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce.

S&A Cherokee, a communications firm based in Cary, won four Hermes Creative Awards.

Philanthropy

Volunteers from BB&T will help build an outdoor classroom and garden for the Lucy Daniels Center in May and June in Cary.

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