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

Thomaston Personal savings Financial institution partnered with CDC New England to finance Modest Business Administration-permitted financial loans for both equally Viron Rondo Osteria and Counter Pounds Brewing Co., two of this year’s honorees in celebration of National Compact Enterprise 7 days.

Viron Rondos, operator of Viron Rondo Osteria, was awarded small enterprise man or woman of the yr. Viron Rondo Osteria is located in Cheshire at 1721 Highland Ave., supplying lunch and supper seven times a 7 days and internet hosting non-public occasions both indoor and on their out of doors patio. Rondos has owned the cafe for more than eight decades and previously ran places to eat in Avon and Litchfield.

Counter Bodyweight Brewing Co., owned by William Pastyrnak, was awarded veteran-owned tiny organization of the calendar year. Counter Pounds Brewing Co. opened in March of 2017 and a short while ago opened its new locale at 7 Diana Court in Cheshire, home to two taprooms and an outdoor leisure area.

7-Eleven celebrates its grand opening

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

Waterbury Mayor Neil O’Leary, offered metropolis aldermen and other officers will be part of 7-Eleven executives for a pink ribbon reducing to celebrate the store’s opening and the added employment of at the very least 25 people today.

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

Close by Hopeville Elementary College has been nominated and accredited to be the receiver of a 7-Eleven Venture A Game $711 grant.

The 7-Eleven functions a Laredo Taco Corporation restaurant with seating for 15 located in just the massive making. Operating from 5 a.m. to 8 p.m., Laredo is 7-Eleven’s choose on genuine Mexican Meals.

The keep programs to be a company 24-hour procedure with a fuel station offering unleaded, tremendous unleaded and diesel.

As with all 7-Eleven retailers, the spot will have signature things these as bean to brew and clean-brewed coffee, Huge Gulp and Slurpee beverages and our new fruit-flavored frozen lemonades. Also presented are very hot-to-go and completely ready-to-bake pizza, taquitos, contemporary sandwiches, crisp salads and baked-in-shop cookies and pastries.

Enterprise networking function prepared Friday

The Waterbury Regional Chamber invites both equally enterprise proprietors and associates to its regular monthly Wake Up Your Business on-line networking function on Friday.

Hosted on Zoom from 8-9 a.m., Wake Up Your Enterprise gives people an option to make new connections, grow their business, and develop far more visibility. During the meeting, individuals will be presented an option to introduce them selves and their company. The assembly will be hosted by Waterbury Regional Chamber CEO and President Lynn Ward.

Registration is free of charge. Sign-up at less than the “Events & Sponsors” tab. For queries, make contact with the chamber at (203)-757-0701.