August Wake Up Breakfast

Our August Wake Up!! Fuquay-Varina breakfast presenting sponsor was Four Oaks Bank.  Mr. Max Ashworth welcomed approximately 50 guests and described the many benefits of becoming a Four Oaks partner.  The speaker for the morning was CenturyLink; Manager of Market Development Dacia LaBounty introduced Tiffany Huddleston who spoke on “Cloud Technology” for storing information.  Following the question and answer portion …

2013 Core Connection Business Expo

The 2013 Core Connection Business Expo welcomed between 800 and 1,000 visitors.  Our keynote speaker was nationally-renowned author and productivity expert Barbara Hemphill.  Her presentation was welcomed and we thank her.  The Chamber would also like to thank all of the vendors, businesses, volunteers and attendees.  Without you, another successful Expo would not have been possible.   Special thanks to FastMed …

Your Gift Solutions & Mad Hatter Open

On August 23, 2013, Your Gift Solutions and Mad Hatter hosted a Ribbon Cutting to officially open the door to their businesses. Deb Pero/owner of Your Gift Solutions and Bobbie Asad/owner of Mad Hatter had plenty of refreshments on hand for many guests. Chamber Board of Directors, Ambassadors, Members, Mayor Pro-Tem Charlie Adcock, Chamber Executive Director Tommy Broadwell, friends and …

Mr. McFarland Honored

Mr. Edward McFarland was the guest of honor at the August Fuquay-Varina Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours.  He was awarded the “Excellence in Education” award on August 8, 2013 by Education Council Chair Wanda Denning.  What a deserving nominee to receive this honor after serving 18 years as an educator.  The presentation took place at the MI Homes/Preston Development …

Heritage Golf Classic

We’d like to take a minute to thank the wonderful sponsors of the recent Heritage Golf Classic tournament on Monday, June 21st. Without their help, we would not have had as successful an event, and the proceeds from the tournament will fund Chamber programs on which our business community relies.

Don Jenkins Ford Celebrates 40 Years with Chamber

Don Jenkins’ Carolina Ford hosted the July Chamber Business After Hours.  It was raining but that didn’t stop about 50 Chamber members from attending this event.  Bobby Jenkins and his staff celebrates 40 Years in Business. The dealership hosted networking, refreshments and door prizes. Pictured from left to right are Chamber Executive Director Tommy Broadwell, Town Mayor John Byrne, Owner …

Sweet Leaf Cafe Opens

June 21st, the first day of Summer, Mo and Zahra welcomed Chamber members, Ambassadors, Board members, Chamber staff, Mayor Byrne and friends to the opening of Sweet Leaf Cafe. Located at 1313 N. Main Street in Fuquay-Varina, this is a tasteful healthy cafe that you need to try with a menu of salads, wraps, herbal water, yogurt, expresso and more. …

Jus’ Enuff Ribbon Cutting

The day could not have been any better when Cindy Johnson hosted a Ribbon Cutting to Re-Open Jus’ Enuff Home Cookin’ restaurant.  Cindy, her husband and their staff welcomed about 30 Chamber members, ambassadors, Board members and staff.  Mayor Pro Tem Charlie Adcock spoke to Cindy and her team letting them know that when there is a crisis, some folks …

Savor Fuquay-Varina Donation to Food Pantry

The Chamber of Commerce held a successful event on Saturday, April 27, 2013.  The first of its kind – SAVOR Fuquay-Varina was attended by approximately 400 guests.  The main purpose of this event was to showcase our vendors.  The food was excellent – from hors d’eourves to finger foods – sandwiches to sides and main courses – any kind of …