Business Notes: June 11

June 9, 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.

Bobbitt Design Build worked on the exterior of Hope Chapel in Apex and added an entry canopy.

Presbyterian Homes, Inc. chose Frank L. Blum Construction Co. of Winston-Salem to build a new parking deck and renovate the pavilion dining facility at Glenaire in Cary.

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.

The grand opening and re-launch of D’Andrea’s Gourmet Sandwich Shop & Grill will be from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, June 13, through Sunday, June 15, at 114 Grand Hill Place, Holly Springs. Ten percent of proceeds will be donated to the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

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 this 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 Education Meeting will be at noon Wednesday, June 11, at 307 N. Academy St. For details, go to www.carychamber.com.

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.

Careers

Freight Handlers, Inc., based in Fuquay-Varina, promoted Ryan Wall to president and chief executive officer and Tal Wall to chief financial officer. Reid Durst is the new chief operating officer.

Philanthropy

Firewürst restaurants will donate 10 percent of proceeds through Sunday, June 15, to Wake Education Partnership. Firewürst restaurants in Cary are at 1377 Kildaire Farm Road and 1823 N. Harrison Ave. For details, go to www.firewurst.com.

Kangaroo Express gave away more than 100 free ROO Cups to teachers and staff at Salem Middle School in Apex on June 3. Kangaroo Express offers 25-cent ROO Cup refills for teachers and staff through Tuesday, Sept. 30.

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