In the news: Viron Rondos, Counter Weight Brewing win awards

Thomaston Savings Financial institution partnered with CDC New England to finance Modest Organization Administration-accepted financial loans for both Viron Rondo Osteria and Counter Fat Brewing Co., two of this year’s honorees in celebration of Countrywide Compact Small business Week.

Viron Rondos, operator of Viron Rondo Osteria, was awarded smaller organization person of the 12 months. Viron Rondo Osteria is positioned in Cheshire at 1721 Highland Ave., featuring lunch and dinner seven days a week and web hosting non-public functions both of those indoor and on their out of doors patio. Rondos has owned the restaurant for about 8 a long time and beforehand ran eating places in Avon and Litchfield.

Counter Excess weight Brewing Co., owned by William Pastyrnak, was awarded veteran-owned tiny business enterprise of the yr. Counter Fat Brewing Co. opened in March of 2017 and lately opened its new locale at 7 Diana Courtroom in Cheshire, residence to two taprooms and an out of doors amusement place.

7-Eleven celebrates its grand opening

The grand opening of 7-Eleven, 815 Hamilton Ave., in Waterbury will just take location on Thursday at 11 a.m. with a ribbon-reducing ceremony, complimentary beverages and a grant that will go to an spot faculty.

Waterbury Mayor Neil O’Leary, offered city aldermen and other officials will sign up for 7-Eleven executives for a crimson ribbon reducing to celebrate the store’s opening and the included work of at minimum 25 people today.

The grand opening will supply complimentary coffee, Slurpee and fountain drinks.

Close by Hopeville Elementary College has been nominated and authorised to be the recipient of a 7-Eleven Undertaking A Sport $711 grant.

The 7-Eleven features a Laredo Taco Firm restaurant with seating for 15 found in just the significant making. Running from 5 a.m. to 8 p.m., Laredo is 7-Eleven’s get on genuine Mexican Food stuff.

The retail outlet plans to be a corporate 24-hour operation with a gasoline station presenting unleaded, tremendous unleaded and diesel.

As with all 7-Eleven retailers, the area will have signature merchandise this kind of as bean to brew and refreshing-brewed coffee, Massive Gulp and Slurpee drinks and our new fruit-flavored frozen lemonades. Also supplied are incredibly hot-to-go and ready-to-bake pizza, taquitos, fresh sandwiches, crisp salads and baked-in-store cookies and pastries.

Organization networking event planned Friday

The Waterbury Regional Chamber invitations the two enterprise entrepreneurs and representatives to its regular monthly Wake Up Your Company on line networking celebration on Friday.

Hosted on Zoom from 8-9 a.m., Wake Up Your Enterprise offers individuals an chance to make new connections, mature their company, and generate much more visibility. Throughout the conference, members will be provided an chance to introduce them selves and their small business. The meeting will be hosted by Waterbury Regional Chamber CEO and President Lynn Ward.

Registration is absolutely free. Sign-up at waterburychamber.com underneath the “Events & Sponsors” tab. For thoughts, speak to the chamber at (203)-757-0701.