Business news of local interest

Rutter’s opens beer cave

DUNCANSVILLE — The Rutter’s Farm Store in Duncansville was built with a beer cave from the beginning and has finally opened their doors to sell beer.

Rutter’s walk-in beer caves are kept at 29 degrees, and contain a wide assortment of craft, domestic and imported beers and ciders. Singles and six packs are available in the front cooler doors, while 12 packs are located inside the beer cave.

Hours for beer sales at Rutter’s Beer Caves are 7 a.m. to 2 a.m. Monday through Saturday and 9 a.m. to 2 a.m. Sundays.

Texas Roadhouse to give aid

Texas Roadhouse restaurants will donate 100 percent of its profits for the day on Wednesday to help people and communities impacted by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.

These funds will be given to the American Red Cross and other hurricane relief organizations.

Small businesses featured

The Downtown Altoona Business Community will meet from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 3 at the Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art, 1210 11th Ave.

Playtime Pottery and Clay Cup owner Sarah Vogel, and John Horell, president of KIZ Resources, will share their experiences and talk about how to grow small businesses.

Space is limited. Call 943-6022 to reserve a seat. Attendees do not have to be a DABC member.

Martin’s opens new eatery

Martin’s Food Markets has opened a new Beer & Wine Eatery at 200 E. Chestnut Ave.

The eatery offers domestic and international wines, as well as beer, including craft, domestic and imported.

Customers have a “mix-a-six” option where they can create their own six-packs from a variety of craft beers. Customers also can choose from eat-in and take-out selections offered, including sandwiches, wraps, freshly prepared sushi, subs and salads and a wide selection of other beverages.

With this opening, 43 Martin’s Food Markets and Giant Food Stores sell both beer and wine in Pennsylvania.