PRO Martial Arts to give demonstration
PRO Martial Arts will conduct demos for the Rex Mobile Mammogram event on October 15th.
Located at 936 Gateway Commons Circle in Wake Forest, PRO Martial Arts was recently named a certified Safe Space. With the yellow diamond-shaped sign, the Safe Space designation means that any youth in need of assistance can enter and receive assistance.
Heritage has homes on parade
Heritage, the master-planned golf community in Wake Forest and Rolesville, has 17 homes in the 48th annual Wake County Parade of Homes, the most of any community on the Parade.
See the homes this weekend and next (through Oct. 20).
Christina Fuhrman joins Fonville Morisey office
Christina Fuhrman has joined Fonville Morisey Realty as a full-time sales associate of the Youngsville office.
She is a member of the Raleigh Association of Realtors, the North Carolina Association of Realtors and the National Association of Realtors.
Sponsorships available for scholarship tourney
The Austin Flowers Memorial Scholarship Golf Tournament is Oct. 28, at Heritage Golf Club.
This tournament remembers and honors Wake Forest High school’s students killed in an automoble crash by awarding two $2,500 scholarships to a WFHS senior each year.
To help sponsor the tournament or to play, see tiny.cc/FlowersTourney2013
Wake Forest Downtown prepares for holidays
Upcoming events include:
•Celebration of the Arts with the opening of the Renaissance Centre, Nov. 14-16
•Lighting of Wake Forest, Dec. 6
•Merchants Holiday Open House, Dec. 7
•Christmas Parade, Dec. 14.
The Falls Day Spa benefits cancer patients
In conjunction with Breast Cancer Awareness month, The Falls Day Spa, located at 1002 Durham Road, Wake Forest, is honoring patients currently undergoing, or have recently undergone, radiation or chemotherapy treatment.
By way of introducing their Oncology Support Program the spa is offering free treatments during limited appointment times on selected dates during the months of October and November.
Call 919-570-8889 to schedule an appointment.
Youngsville business collects for cancer center
During the month of October, Jim Staples’ Edward Jones office is collecting the following items for the Rex Cancer Center: unscented travel size lotion, lightweight scarves, floppy hats and bandanas.
Items may be dropped off during regular business hours, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., at the downtown Youngsville office located at 126 West Main Street.
Contact Kirke Hooper at 919-556-7562 with any questions.
Wine tasting, auction to benefit cancer center
To celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness Month (October), the Friends of the Franklin County Cancer Center and Youngsville Wine and Beer are hosting Bosom Buddies, a wine tasting and silent auction, Oct. 12, 7 p.m. at Youngsville Wine and Beer, 120 East Main St., Youngsville.
Tickets for the event are $15 each and are available at Youngsville Wine & Beer and the Franklin County Cancer Center, 113 Jolly St., Louisburg.
Learn what’s vital for today’s businesses
The Vance-Granville Community College Small Business Center’s second annual Small Business Summit, Know What’s Vital to Your Business Today, will be held in the Civic Center on VGCC’s Main Campus Tuesday, Oct. 22 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Tickets for the Small Business Summit are $15 and include a box dinner and the opportunity to win numerous door prizes.
For more information and to register in advance, contact VGCC Small Business Center Director Tanya Weary at 252-738-3240 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Participate in scariest room contest
Throughout the month of October, Wake County residents are invited to submit photos of the “scariest” room in their home, or the room most in need of a cleaning, to Merry Maids of Wake County. The winner will receive a free two-hour cleaning compliments of Merry Maids of Wake County.
To enter, visit www.facebook.com/MerryMaidsofWakeCounty, and click on the Scary Room tab for full contest details. Upload a photo of your home’s scariest room between Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013 and Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013. On Halloween, fans will vote for the “scariest” room. The winner will be announced via Facebook Monday, Nov. 4, 2013.
Wake Forest Chamber of Commerce news
•The Wake Forest Area Chamber of Commerce’s Business Expo is Thursday, Oct. 24, 3-7 p.m. at the Ledford Center at The Seminary, 120 S. Wingate St.
•It’s time to sign up for the annual Wake Forest Chamber Spelling Bee. All money raised goes to help provide local school grants. Teams of four are just $250 or help buy back words for $25. Spelling Bee is Nov. 12, 6-8 p.m. Sign up at wakeforestchamber.org.
•New members in month of October are DigiKomp & Digi-Signs, 8105 Diazit Dr.; Hatsu Sushi, 927 Durham Road, Ste 107; Jim Thompson for Commissioner; Life Balance Family Counseling, 10520 Ligon Mill Road; Marco’s Pizza, 3625 Rogers Road, Ste 106; Origami Owl, 1000 Evening Snow St; Pet ‘n Nanny, 147 Deacon Ridge Street and Zapp Media Group, 1939 High House Road #198, Cary.