Newsbites: Noteworthy tidbits for 1.22.20

A look inside Bartizan.

Restaurants

Chopt Creative Salad Co. has opened at 901 E. Cary St. in the James Center, its second in the Richmond region.

Bartizan, a new restaurant concept from the operators of Dover Hall, has opened in the former WIne Loft space in West Broad Village.

Breweries and booze

Center of the Universe Brewing Co. and the Richmond Flying Squirrels announced Richmond Rally Cap, a grapefruit shandy, will be the new official beer of the Flying Squirrels. It’ll be available at The Diamond and through distribution.

The Williamsburg Winery is adding eight more acres of vineyards to its winery, bringing its total to 51 acres.

The new Whole Foods at Sauer Center.

Retail

Whole Foods announced it will open its Richmond store at the Sauer Center on January 30.

Daniels Sports Performance opened at 2743 Oak Lake Boulevard.

Triangle Rock Club has completed its phase two expansion that added 15,000 square feet of climbing surface to its gym at 4700 Thalbro St.

Turning Point Pen Co.’s Michael Hyland presented a custom pen gift to artist Kehinde Wiley, who the statue Rumors of War that’s on display at the Virginia Museum of Fine Art.

Startups

ReRunner is holding a donation drive at the Quirk hotel’s lobby until the end of the week to benefit Goodwill of Central & Coastal Virginia.

Triangle Rock Club.

Healthcare

Care Advantage has acquired South Boston-based Team Nurse Inc. for an undisclosed amount.

Bon Secours Mercy Health announced it will bring its minimum wage for all employees up to $15/hour by 2022.

Nonprofits

Drive-To-Work has moved its headquarters to 4625 W. Broad St.

Family Lifeline will hold its 15th annual CHOCO fundraiser on Feb. 6 at Main Street Station.

Awards

Shamim Mohammad

CarMax’s CIO Shamim Mohammad was named Chief Information Office of the Year by Capital CIO Leadership Association.

Agili’s Dan Honsberger was designated as a Certified Financial Planner.

Luck Cos. was ranked as one of the top three most engaged places to work by a Korn Ferry study.

Donations

Keiter has donated $11,000 to various local nonprofits as part of its “A Bright Future Serving The Community” campaign.

Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer donated $2,426 to the ASK Childhood Cancer Foundation through its Thalhimer Gives program.

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