Business Briefs: July 10

July 8, 2013 

Kioti Tractor honors local dealer

The Tractor Place, Inc. in Knightdale has received 5-Paw certification, one of 53 dealerships in North America to receive this honor last year. The certification is part of the unique Kioti 5-Paw Dealer Excellence Program, “which was created to honor dealerships that deliver outstanding overall performance,” said Kioti spokeswoman, Suzanne Shenk.

The Tractor Place, Inc. was judged on service, sales, operations and parts. The Tractor Place, Inc., will display Kioti’s exclusive 5-Paw logo at its dealership.

Notary public class

The next notary public class is 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 16, at the Knightdale Chamber Building, 207 Main St., Knightdale. To register, call 919-266-4603 or visit

Tuesday coffee break

The Tuesday Morning Coffee Break networking group meets from 8-9 a.m. at La Familia Bakery & Coffee Shop, 4 N. Main St., Wendell. Call 919-924-0474.

Network in Knightdale

The Networking in Knightdale group meets 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. on the third Tuesday of the month at Applebee’s, 6609 Knightdale Blvd. Register at or call 919-266-4603.

Small business group

The Zebulon Chamber of Commerce Small Business Networking group meets 8 a.m. Thursdays at Italia Express, 103 N. Arendell Ave. 919-269-6320 or

Networking events

•  The next Knightdale Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours networking event is 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, July 11, at 1016-C Shoppes at Midway Drive, Knightdale. For information, call the Knightdale Chamber of Commerce at 919-266-4603 or visit

•  The Knightdale Chamber of Commerce Professional Women’s networking group meets 11:45a.m.-1p.m. Wednesday, July 24, at 207 Main St., Knightdale. Registration is required. For information, call 919-266-4603. Register at The group meet the fourth Wednesday of each month.

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