Business Notes: June 25

June 23, 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.

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

Draft Line Brewing will open on Saturday, June 28, at 341 Broad St., suite 151, Fuquay-Varina. For details, go to draftlinebrewing.com.

Whisk, a kitchen supply store,will host a Made in the USA celebration from Saturday, June 28, through Saturday, July 5, at 316 Colonades Way, suite 214, Cary. There will be a 20 percent discount on American-made merchandise, excluding food and electronics, and a raffle for a cutting board by Epicurean. For details, go to www.whiskcarolina.com.

Calendar

The Cary Chamber of Commerce will host the Eye Opener Breakfast at 8 a.m. Wednesday, June 25, at Prestonwood Country Club, 300 Prestonwood Parkway. Steve Parrott, president of the Wake Education Partnership, will speak about the group’s new strategic plan. RSVP at 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 Cary Chamber of Commerce will host a Sports Alliance meeting with Alisa Wright Colopy of Fit & Able Productions at noon Thursday, June 26, at 307 N. Academy St. To RSVP, contact Megan Kervin at 919-467-1016 or mkervin@carychamber.com.

The Cary Chamber of Commerce will host the Extra Innings Networking Event from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, July 1, at the USA Baseball National Training Complex, 200 Brooks Park Lane, Cary. Admission to the event and baseball game is free for chamber members. RSVP at www.carychamber.com. If you have questions, call USA Baseball at 919-474-8721, ext. 239, or email networking@usabaseball.com.

The Cary Chamber of Commerce will host a Parent Chat with Bill Fletcher, a Wake County Board of Education member, from 1-2 p.m. Thursday, July 3, at 307 N. Academy St.

The Morrisville Chamber of Commerce will host the Knowledgeable Network of Women luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, July 10, at Prestonwood Country Club, 300 Prestonwood Parkway, Cary. Heather Hollick will speak. Registration costs $25 for employees of member firms or $35 for non-members. For details and registration, go to www.MorrisvilleChamber.org.

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.

Careers

The N.C. State Board of Certified Public Accountant Examiners approved several local people for licensure as Certified Public Accountants. Phillip Dunn, Mark Girimonte and Kara Hefner of Cary earned licensure. Stephen Craig of Holly Springs also earned his license.

Tyler Drumheller joined Financial Directions Group, Inc. of Cary as a business development manager.

Steven Hicks joined Railinc of Cary as a customer support representative. Kyle Kienzle was hired as a business analyst. Jonathan Galbreath was promoted to product support specialist and Charles Paye to director of commercial products.

Philanthropy

Weed Man, owned by Greenscape, Inc., with headquarters in Holly Springs, donated annual turf maintenance services to Boys & Girls Clubs of Wake County.

Biogen Idec donated $7,500 to a fundraiser by the Greater Carolina Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society and Stone Theatres. A Biogen Idec bench has been installed at Stone Theatres in Morrisville.

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