Business Notes: July 2

June 30, 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.

Transformative Hypnosis in Morrisville offers hypnosis and workshops on smoking cessation, pain management and stress management. For details, call 919-535-8636 or go to www.hypnosiswithstephanie.com.

Whisk, a kitchen supply store, will host a Made in the USA celebration 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 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

Allen Tate Realtors employees in Cary graduated from the company’s Winner’s Edge training program. They are Brian Bishop, Julie Ju, Marcus Miller-Hogg, Jim Place and Diane Timoney.

Kudos

The Special Event Company, an event and meeting management company in Cary, won three Trinity Awards from the International Special Event Society Greater Triangle Charter.

Philanthropy

Firewürst, which has two restaurants in Cary, donated $4,000 to Wake Education Partnership. Firewürst is also 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.

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.

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