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

Thomaston Discounts Lender partnered with CDC New England to finance Little Organization Administration-authorised financial loans for both equally Viron Rondo Osteria and Counter Pounds Brewing Co., two of this year’s honorees in celebration of Countrywide Modest Small business Week.

Viron Rondos, owner of Viron Rondo Osteria, was awarded modest company particular person of the yr. Viron Rondo Osteria is situated in Cheshire at 1721 Highland Ave., providing lunch and supper 7 days a 7 days and internet hosting private activities the two indoor and on their outdoor patio. Rondos has owned the restaurant for in excess of 8 yrs and earlier ran dining establishments in Avon and Litchfield.

Counter Bodyweight Brewing Co., owned by William Pastyrnak, was awarded veteran-owned modest company of the 12 months. Counter Excess weight Brewing Co. opened in March of 2017 and just lately opened its new area at 7 Diana Court docket in Cheshire, residence to two taprooms and an outdoor entertainment space.

7-Eleven celebrates its grand opening

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

Waterbury Mayor Neil O’Leary, offered metropolis aldermen and other officials will be a part of 7-Eleven executives for a red ribbon cutting to rejoice the store’s opening and the included employment of at minimum 25 persons.

The grand opening will offer complimentary coffee, Slurpee and fountain beverages.

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

The 7-Eleven capabilities a Laredo Taco Business cafe with seating for 15 situated within the large developing. Functioning from 5 a.m. to 8 p.m., Laredo is 7-Eleven’s acquire on reliable Mexican Food.

The retailer strategies to be a corporate 24-hour operation with a gas station featuring unleaded, super unleaded and diesel.

As with all 7-Eleven shops, the spot will have signature merchandise this kind of as bean to brew and new-brewed coffee, Massive Gulp and Slurpee beverages and our new fruit-flavored frozen lemonades. Also available are warm-to-go and prepared-to-bake pizza, taquitos, refreshing sandwiches, crisp salads and baked-in-shop cookies and pastries.

Company networking function planned Friday

The Waterbury Regional Chamber invites equally business owners and representatives to its month to month Wake Up Your Business on-line networking function on Friday.

Hosted on Zoom from 8-9 a.m., Wake Up Your Small business provides persons an option to make new connections, improve their small business, and build additional visibility. During the conference, participants will be offered an prospect to introduce themselves and their small business. The assembly will be hosted by Waterbury Regional Chamber CEO and President Lynn Ward.

Registration is free. Register at waterburychamber.com beneath the “Events & Sponsors” tab. For queries, make contact with the chamber at (203)-757-0701.