Business Notes: July 9

July 7, 2014 

Business doings

Pier 1 Imports opened June 30 at 2108 Village Market Place, Morrisville.

Triangle Rock Club’s new Morrisville location will open with events form 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday, July 12, at 102 Pheasant Wood Court, Morrisville. For details, go to www.trianglerockclub.com/expansion-grand-opening.

Calendar

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.

The Cary Chamber of Commerce Eye Opener Breakfast will be from 8-9 a.m. Wednesday, July 23, at Prestonwood Country Club, 300 Prestonwood Parkway, Cary. Registration costs $10 for chamber members and $15 for non-members. For details and registration, go to www.carychamber.com.

The Morrisville Chamber of Commerce will meet for Coffee and Connections from 7:30-8:30 a.m. Thursday, July 24, in the White Ventures Chamber Building, 260 Town Hall Drive, suite A. The event is free for chamber members. Non-members can attend three Coffee and Connections meetings for free, and then the price is $10. For details and registration, go to www.MorrisvilleChamber.org.

The Morrisville Chamber of Commerce Member Appreciation Luncheon will be from noon to 1 p.m. Monday, Aug. 4, in the White Ventures Chamber Building, 260 Town Hall Drive, suite A. The lunch is free for the first 45 chamber members who register. For details and registration, go to www.MorrisvilleChamber.org.

Careers

Steven Devereaux Greene is the new executive chef at The Umstead Hotel and Spa and its restaurant, Herons.

Kudos

Darlene Gardner, owner of The Lovely Lady wig shops in Cary and Smithfield, won the Jane Mosley Keep Up the Fight Award, presented at the 18th annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure in Raleigh last month.

Walt Dunn of Morrisville was designated an Allstate Premier Agency for 2014.

Philanthropy

Lynn’s and Daphne’s Hallmark Shops, with locations in Apex, Cary and Morrisville, donated more than 20,000 cards to Transitions LifeCare.

Donate non-perishable food to the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, July 19, at Havana Grill, 404 W. Chatham St., Cary.

Firewürst, which has two restaurants in Cary, is 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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