Dirty Dogs holds extravaganza
The first ever Dirty Dogs Extravaganza is scheduled for Saturday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at 929 Heritage Lake Road, Wake Forest. Admission is free.
Wadford awarded Tile Person of the Year
Nyle Wadford, president of Youngsville’s Neuse Tile Service Inc., was recognized as Tile Person of the Year by the National Tile Contractors Association at their annual awards ceremony in Atlanta. The honor is bestowed annually to a tile professional who is dedicated to supporting the nonprofit trade association as it serves all segments of the tile and stone industry.
Wadford’s recent work to create qualified labor specifications for the industry and his contributions to the growth of the organization were cited among his many accomplishments when he was presented the award by previous recipient James Woelfel of ArtCraft Granite, Marble & Tile in Phoenix, Ariz.
Neuse Tile Service is located at 70-B Weathers St., Youngsville. They can be contacted at 919-570-7400.
The new Rex Breast Care Center has opened in a new space at 3100 Duraleigh Road, Suite 204. The facility is three times larger than the previous center with more privacy features, Wi-Fi connectivity and accessible parking.
The new Rex Breast Care Center features valuable screening and diagnostic tools, including digital mammograms, breast ultrasounds, ultrasound-guided core needle biopsy, stereotactic breast biopsy and bone density tests.
The Rex Breast Care Center is open Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. For more information see rexhealth.com/breast-care-center or call 919-784-6186.
Greater Franklin County Chamber news
•The next How to Network session is Networking is more than a Buzzword, Wednesday, June 19 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Guest speaker is Michael Washington. Franklinton Town Hall Annex, 5 W. Mason St. RSVP by today (Thursday) to Lori Duke at email@example.com or call 919-554-1863.
Rolesville Chamber of Commerce news
•Save the date: Rolesville Chamber of Commerce Community Business Expo will be in the new Rolesville High, 1099 East Young St., July 23. A ribbon cutting for the school will take place at 3 p.m., followed by the Expo at 4. To participate, contact the Chamber at 919-562-7069 or visit rolesvillechamber.org.
Wake Forest Area Chamber of Commerce news
•This month’s business after hours is hosted by Southeastern Emergency Equipment, 5760 N.C. 96 West, Youngsville, Thursday, June 20, 5:30-7 p.m.
For more information about the Wake Forest Chamber of Commerce, see wakeforestchamber.org
Roger Urlaub, DDS, PA welcomes new associate
Heath Brantley, DDS has joined Roger Urlaub, DDS as a new associate dentist. Brantley’s addition has expanded the practice’s services to include endodontics, extractions and implant dentistry.
Roger Urlaub, DDS is located at 10941 Raven Ridge Rd, Raleigh.
Brantley, of Wendell, attended N.C.S.U. and majored in chemistry. He completed his dental training at UNC-Chapel Hill and completed a short term research fellowship in the Endodontics Department focusing on the diagnostic sciences of tooth related pain.
He is married to Lindsay Brantley, a Zebulon native.
Get deserved tax benefits
Business owners with questions about tax credits are invited to tune in to a free one-hour webinar Tuesday, 2 p.m. The webinar, titled Small Business Owners: Get All the Tax Benefits You Deserve, will teach about business expenses, deprecation deductions, tax credits available, the American Taxpayer Relief Act, the Earned Income Tax Credit and will include a question and answer session. Register at tinyurl.com/TaxCreditsWebinar.
Should your business be certified?
Vance-Granville Community College offers a Should Your Business Be Certified? seminar Thursday, June 20, 1-3 p.m. in building 7 on the main campus, 200 Community College Road, Henderson.
For more information and to register for this free seminar, contact Tanya Weary at 252-738-3240 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Learn to market your farm
The Franklin County Cooperative Extension Office employees know that farmers, both large and small, need to successfully promote their business.
To help, they have organized a workshop at the Extension Center’s annex, 103 S. Bickett Blvd., Louisburg, from 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Thursday, June 20.
Participants will learn how to promote their farm on the Internet. Various forms of marketing will be taught, including the use of social media, e-mail marketing, creating marketing websites and how to take photos and edit them.
Attendees will need to bring their own laptop to the workshop. The minimal fee of $15 includes lunch and refreshments.
To attend, e-mail Martha Mobley at email@example.com or call 919-496-3344 by Monday.
Real estate workshop offered June 25
Amy Bonis, Certified Mortgage Planner, offers a free workshop, Everything You Wanted to Ask About Real Estate, Tuesday, June 25, 6:30-8:30 p.m. at 900 Ridgefield Drive, Suite 90, Raleigh.
The workshop will cover the current market, how to prepare a house for sale, how to negotiate in multiple-offer situations, financing options and more.
For more information or to register, contact 919-747-7936, firstname.lastname@example.org or see amybonis.com.