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

Thomaston Personal savings Financial institution partnered with CDC New England to finance Tiny Organization Administration-accepted financial loans for both Viron Rondo Osteria and Counter Body weight Brewing Co., two of this year’s honorees in celebration of National Modest Enterprise Week.

Viron Rondos, proprietor of Viron Rondo Osteria, was awarded tiny enterprise person of the calendar year. Viron Rondo Osteria is found in Cheshire at 1721 Highland Ave., providing lunch and dinner seven days a week and hosting private situations both equally indoor and on their out of doors patio. Rondos has owned the restaurant for more than eight 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 little company of the year. Counter Pounds Brewing Co. opened in March of 2017 and a short while ago opened its new locale at 7 Diana Courtroom in Cheshire, dwelling to two taprooms and an outdoor amusement place.

7-Eleven celebrates its grand opening

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

Waterbury Mayor Neil O’Leary, accessible town aldermen and other officers will join 7-Eleven executives for a red ribbon cutting to celebrate the store’s opening and the additional work of at the very least 25 persons.

The grand opening will supply complimentary espresso, Slurpee and fountain beverages.

Nearby Hopeville Elementary College has been nominated and approved to be the recipient of a 7-Eleven Challenge A Video game $711 grant.

The 7-Eleven capabilities a Laredo Taco Corporation cafe with seating for 15 found within the substantial creating. Working from 5 a.m. to 8 p.m., Laredo is 7-Eleven’s acquire on reliable Mexican Food.

The shop programs to be a corporate 24-hour procedure with a fuel station giving unleaded, super unleaded and diesel.

As with all 7-Eleven outlets, the locale will have signature things this sort of as bean to brew and new-brewed coffee, Massive Gulp and Slurpee drinks and our new fruit-flavored frozen lemonades. Also offered are incredibly hot-to-go and completely ready-to-bake pizza, taquitos, new sandwiches, crisp salads and baked-in-store cookies and pastries.

Company networking occasion planned Friday

The Waterbury Regional Chamber invitations each enterprise proprietors and associates to its regular Wake Up Your Enterprise on line networking occasion on Friday.

Hosted on Zoom from 8-9 a.m., Wake Up Your Business provides men and women an possibility to make new connections, expand their company, and develop far more visibility. Throughout the meeting, contributors will be specified an opportunity to introduce on their own and their company. The conference will be hosted by Waterbury Regional Chamber CEO and President Lynn Ward.

Registration is absolutely free. Sign-up at waterburychamber.com less than the “Events & Sponsors” tab. For questions, call the chamber at (203)-757-0701.