Wake Forest Area Chamber of Commerce news
•Notary class will be held Friday from 8:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the chamber boardroom. The cost is $150 and registration may be completed online at wakeforestchamber.org.
•The State of the Chamber address is scheduled Tuesday from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Renaissance Centre in downtown Wake Forest. Keynote speaker is N.C. Secretary of Transportation Tony Tata. Tickets are $25 and include a catered lunch. Register online at wakeforestchamber.org.
Thingovation calls WRC home
Thingovation, LLC, a new company providing software, hardware, business and project management for companies launching Internet of Things-connected devices, has moved to its new home within the Wireless Research Center of North Carolina (WRC). The center provides research, development and commercialization expertise in radio frequency and antenna design, critical components for Thingovation’s clients.
Rego Automotive changing name, owners
Youngsville-based Rego Automotive is changing its name and ownership, and will soon be called Providence Auto Care.
The new owners of Providence Auto Care are Mick and Miriam Gruenieich and they are hosting an open house to meet the community June 1, 2 p.m., at the Wake Forest Community House, 123 W. Owen Ave. Joe and Danette Rego, the previous owners, say they are moving to California to be able to spend more time with family, especially now that their first grandchild is on the way.
Business RadioX comes to Wake Forest
Business RadioX, a pro-business, long-form business interview radio station, has expanded into Wake Forest. Hosted by co-owner Ann Revell-Pechar, the live show will broadcast from the new studio located within the Wireless Research Center.
Metro Raleigh Business Radio will give voice to interesting thought leaders and business executives in the Raleigh area. Revell-Pechar, who also owns Wilmington Business RadioX, co-owns the new studio with Cal Hackeman, former leader of Grant Thornton’s Technology practice.
The team will co-host two shows initially. Metro Raleigh Business Radio will air live at 1 p.m. on Mondays; Carolina Connections will air live each Tuesday at 11 a.m. All shows are available for download as podcasts after they have aired.
Piper Technologies looking for techs
Piper Technologies in Youngsville is looking for several data cabling technicians and IT technicians for full-time, hourly work. The jobs pay between $12 and $20 per hour, depending on experience and position.
Send resumes to [email protected] or see the employment section at pipertechnologies.com.
Bazaar seeks vendors
The Cotton Company is recruiting vendors for the next Wake Forest Bazaar/Yard Sale Saturday at 525 S. Main St. The bazaars run the second and fourth Saturdays of the month through October. For more information, call 919-570-0087.
Splash Week volunteers needed
Volunteers are needed for YMCA Splash Week at Holding Park pool which takes place June 2-6. Splash week is a free water safety program for people of all ages to learn basic swimming skills and water safety practices. Volunteers may sign up at tiny.cc/YMCAsplash.
Rolesville Chamber of Commerce news
The Rolesville Community Business Expo is scheduled June 19 at the new Thales Academy in downtown Rolesville.
Space is available for businesses interested in showcasing their company and products. For booth rental information, call the Rolesville Chamber of Commerce at 919-562-7069.
Franklin County news
Putt’n for Paws 2014, benefiting the Franklin County Humane Society, takes place June 1 at The River Golf Course in Louisburg. $75 per player includes greens fees, lunch provided by Cook Shack catering, and beverages.
To register, see fchsnc.org, and for sponsorship opportunities, e-mail [email protected]