Thomaston Savings Lender partnered with CDC New England to finance Tiny Business enterprise Administration-accepted loans for both equally Viron Rondo Osteria and Counter Weight Brewing Co., two of this year’s honorees in celebration of National Small Business 7 days.

Viron Rondos, proprietor of Viron Rondo Osteria, was awarded tiny enterprise man or woman of the calendar year. Viron Rondo Osteria is positioned in Cheshire at 1721 Highland Ave., providing lunch and dinner seven days a 7 days and internet hosting non-public occasions equally indoor and on their outside patio. Rondos has owned the cafe for more than 8 many years and previously ran eating places in Avon and Litchfield.

Counter Fat Brewing Co., owned by William Pastyrnak, was awarded veteran-owned smaller organization of the year. Counter Weight Brewing Co. opened in March of 2017 and recently opened its new locale at 7 Diana Court in Cheshire, house to two taprooms and an out of doors enjoyment location.

7-Eleven celebrates its grand opening

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

Waterbury Mayor Neil O’Leary, available city aldermen and other officers will join 7-Eleven executives for a pink ribbon slicing to celebrate the store’s opening and the extra employment of at the very least 25 individuals.

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

Nearby Hopeville Elementary University has been nominated and permitted to be the recipient of a 7-Eleven Challenge A Activity $711 grant.

The 7-Eleven characteristics a Laredo Taco Business cafe with seating for 15 located in the huge making. Running from 5 a.m. to 8 p.m., Laredo is 7-Eleven’s acquire on reliable Mexican Food.

The retail store ideas to be a corporate 24-hour operation with a gas station supplying unleaded, super unleaded and diesel.

As with all 7-Eleven retailers, the locale will have signature goods these as bean to brew and new-brewed coffee, Significant Gulp and Slurpee beverages and our new fruit-flavored frozen lemonades. Also made available are warm-to-go and all set-to-bake pizza, taquitos, new sandwiches, crisp salads and baked-in-shop cookies and pastries.

Small business networking celebration planned Friday

The Waterbury Regional Chamber invites each business enterprise entrepreneurs and representatives to its regular monthly Wake Up Your Organization on-line networking occasion on Friday.

Hosted on Zoom from 8-9 a.m., Wake Up Your Enterprise presents people today an option to make new connections, improve their organization, and produce far more visibility. Throughout the conference, individuals will be given an prospect to introduce themselves and their business. The meeting will be hosted by Waterbury Regional Chamber CEO and President Lynn Ward.

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