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					                                                                                        August 2008




                                                                       220 N. Salem Street Apex, North Carolina 27502
                                                                          (919) 362-6456      www.apexchamber.com



                                                        Annual Awards Reception
                  Presented by




                                              Tuesday, September 30th           6:00 — 8:30 p.m.
PEAK PERFORMERS




                                                             Prestonwood Country Club
                                                    $60 per person — $800 for a table of 10
                                              Awards Ceremony ♦ Silent Auction ♦ Magician ♦ Barber Shop Quartet
                                                                     Heavy Hors D’oeuvres

                                        Awards: Large Business of the Year; Small Business of the Year; Employer of the
                                               Year; Innovation Award; Citizen of the Year; and Small Town Hero

                                                            MEMBERS: Your invitation is coming soon.
                                                               To RSVP in advance, call 362-6456.



                                                                        BUSINESS AFTER HOURS
                  Introducing a New Offering to                                        sponsored by:
                    Fellow Chamber Members:

                    MEN’S NIGHT OUT
                                                                               Tuesday, August 12th
Get to know your 'fellow' Chamber members!                                         5:30—7:00 p.m.
DATE:                  Tuesday, August 26th                                  @ the Cancun Mexican Grill
                                                             2016 Creekside Landing Drive, Beaver Creek Crossings in Apex
TIME:                  5:30—7:00 p.m.
                                                                            Appetizers ~ Spirits ~ Door Prizes
PLACE: Mojo's Billiards & Pub, 1400 Vision
       Drive (behind Daniel’s Restaurant)                                  Great networking and an opportunity
                                                                                  to win a $50 gas card
COST:* $20 for members if paid in
       advance/$25 at the door

                       $25 for guests/prospective
                       members                                  Great Advertising
                       *Fee includes a game of pool,
                       pizza and cold adult beverages
                                                                 Opportunities
RSVP:                  Jim Stella, 362-6456                  Reserve your spots today in the widely-
                                                             distributed and very popular
 Also In This Issue:                                         2009 Visitor and
 Page 2 — New Members; Renewing Members;                     Relocation Guide.
 PWN Luncheon                                                Contact Sue Mooney at
 Page 3 — July Events Photos                                 362-6456. Space is limited.
 Page 4 — Business & Breakfast
               WELCOME                                                         “PWN” Luncheon
                                                                            Professional Women’s Networking
             NEW MEMBERS
We encourage you to give these businesses a call.                  Get ready to “pump up your professionalism!”

Bakery                                                             Wednesday, August 27th
Rocket’z Express Delivery Bakery                                   11:30 a.m.—1:30 p.m.
Stephanie L. Grabey                                                Bistro 64 Restaurant
2006 Silky Dogwood Trail
                                                                   103 Edinburgh South
Apex, NC 27502
919-924-9215                                                       Cary, NC 27511
stephiegrabey@yahoo.com
                                                                   Featured speaker: Sharon A. Hill
Physicians                                                         Author and Certified Etiquette Trainer
Peak Cardiology
Dr. Srivani R. Ambati                                              RSVP (362-6456), and pay in advance by
1051 Pemberton Hill Road Suite 202
Apex, NC 27502
                                                                   August 25th
919-363-6060 / 919-946-7771                                        $20—members
www.peakcardiology.com       peakcardiology@yahoo.com              $25—guests/prospective members

Restaurants
Dunkin Donuts/Baskin Robbins
Bob Vaziri
800 Perry Road
Apex, NC 27502
919-345-1492
carolinadelights@nc.rr.com

Speaker
Speaking with Authority, Inc
Linda B. Shields
4717 Little Falls Drive
Raleigh, NC 27609
919 782-9707 Fax: 919-782-9706                                                     THANK YOU . . .
www.lindashields.com     speakauth@aol.com                          to these members who renewed their Chamber
                                                                               membership and continue
Sweet Tomatoes
Steve Franke/ Adneene Sharp                                                  to support the Apex Chamber.
2310 Walnut                                                                110% members are listed in bold.
Cary, NC 27511
919-851-4333 Fax: 919-851-6522                                                   Access Healthcare, P.A.
www.sweettomatoes.com        sweettomatoesincary@yahoo.com                            Bank of America
                                                                                BB&T Beaver Creek Commons
Video Production Services                                                                    BBM
Carolina Custom Video, LLC                                                     Benson, Kenneth J., DDS, PA
Bob Collier                                                                                Bistro 64
315 N. Academy Street, Suite 225                                              Children’s Dentistry of Apex
Cary, NC 27513                                                             Community Workforce Solutions, Inc.
919-319-6888                                                                       Deep Cleaning Solutions
www.carolinacustomvideo.com     bcollier@carolinacustomvideo.com                    IDEARC Media Corp
                                                                            Independent Benefit Advisors Inc.
                                                                                       KTL McDonalds
                                                                                     Laura Kelly Design
                                                                                         Little Tomo
                                                                                         M-Printing
                                                                                  MVP Insurance Group
                                                                                  Papa John’s Pizza
                                                                         Second Nature Landscape and Design Inc.
                                                                                        Spyderwoman
                                                                            Surapon Sujjavanich Architects PA
                                                                                      The Lundy Group
                                                                                            Westaff
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                                              JULY EVENTS

   BOARD OF                                                                                AMBASSADORS
   DIRECTORS                                                                                      Chair
      Chair                                                                                  BETTY CRUMP
  JOHN RODGERS                                                                             Crescent State Bank
Prime Mortgage Lending
                                                                                              Chair Elect
     Chair-Elect                                                                            AMY WALDROP
     AMY DEAN                                                                              State Farm Insurance
  L.G. Jordan Oil Co.
                         Wine Styles / Super Suppers BAH    Professional Women’s
                                     July 15th                                              MIKE ANDREAS
     Treasurer                                              Networking @ Bistro 64
                                                                                           Professional Benefit
MARY ANN MCKNIGHT                                                 June 25th
                                                                                                 Services
     Cooper Tools
                                                                                           MISTY CAMPBELL
      Secretary
                                                                                        Milham Family Chiropractic
    DAWN WEISS
  SunTrust Mortgage
                                                                                            BOB CROWLEY
                                                                                               Convey Ink
   GREG BASHOR
    Excel Physical                                                                          AMY FREEMAN
      Therapy                                                                              Woomer Protective
                          Rita’s Ice Custard Happiness     Fidelity Bank / Bruegger’s      Insurance Agency
    JOHN CICERO                   Ribbon Cutting             Business & Breakfast
 Coldwell Banker HPW                 July 30th                      July 24th
                                                                                        CHRISTINE JOHNSON
                                                                                           Mary Kay Cosmetics
  GEORGIA SUMIEL
Wake Med Cary Hospital                                                                        WES MOYER
                                                                                            Modern Woodman
KELVIN HENDERSON                                                                            Fraternal Financial
   Progress Energy
                                                                                            DAVE MENZIES
                                                                                           Menzies Consulting
   TIM LOCKLAIR
  Apex Middle School
                                                                                           JUD PATTERSON
                                                                                            Kreative Concepts
   ALAN MANESS
    BBM Associates                                                                      ROSEANN SIMORELLI
                                                                                                Bistro 64
   BILL MCCLUNG
    Capital Paving                                                                       GERARD TARABOKIA
                                                                                        Gerard A. Tarabokia CPA
 MICHAEL MURPHY
                                                                                            SCOTT THISTLE
   EMC Corporation
                                                                                            Modern Woodmen
                                                                                            Fraternal Financial
   BETSY PETERS
      Kraft YMCA                                                                          JOANNA WARRICK
                                                                                            First Citizens Bank
    BILL TERRILL
      Wake Tech

  RANDY WEAVER
        BB&T

     Past Chair
  BONNIE FISHER
    Edward Jones
     Investments
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                                                                       AUGUST RIBBON CUTTINGS
                                      Business & Breakfast             Lee’s Cleaners
                                                                       August 6th @ 12 noon
                                             Sponsored by:             610 Laura Duncan Rd.
                                                                       Vineyard Station

                                                                       Peak Cardiology
                                                                       August 13th @ 6:00 p.m.
                                                                       1051 Pemberton Hill Rd. #202

                                                                       Nativa Boutique
                                                                       August 14th @ 5:00 p.m.
                                                                       108 N. Salem Street

                                       Thursday, August 21, 2008       Rapid Refill Ink
                                                                       August 20th @ 1:00 p.m.
                                              8:00 - 9:00 a.m.         Millpond Village
                                             200 Kiftsgate Lane
                                                                       Jazzercize of Apex
                                         (off Ten Ten near Hwy. 1)     August 25th @ 12 noon
                                                                       869 Perry Road
                                         Business Colleagues and
                                      Prospective Members Welcome
                                                                         Chamber Staff
                                                                                          Brenda Steen
                                                                                              President
                                                                                brenda@apexchamber.com

                                                                                               Jim Stella
                                                                          Economic Development Director
                                                                                  jim@apexchamber.com

                                                                                           Sue Mooney
                                                                                Director Member Relations
                                                                                   sue@apexchamber.com

                                                                                        Kedra Prescott
                                                                              Administrative Office Manager
             MONTHLY TOTALS—YOUR CHAMBER WORKING FOR YOU!                officemanager@apexchamber.com
     Relocation         Directories          Web Site          New
     Packages           Distributed          Visitors        Members                      Susan Gilbert
                         (to date)                                                    Assistant to the Staff
        17                7,360               15,631            6                  srg@apexchamber.com




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