Welcome to NOW. We are dedicated to making a positive impact in the lives of Quiet Corner children by insuring each child’s access to fitness, nutrition, and athletics.

Recent Updates

“Flock-A-Friend” Returns to NECT to raise funds and inspire smiles during social distancing

With social distancing keeping families and friends apart, Northeast Opportunities for Wellness, Inc. (NOW) has decided to call our flock of lawn flamingos out of retirement in order to inspire smiles and raise funds for NOW youth scholarships, outreach programs and wellness clinics. The program – affectionately called “Flock-A-Friend” – invites individuals to make a […]

NOW’s Response to COVID-19

Over the last several months, the COVID-19 pandemic has transformed life around the globe. Social distancing, while crucial to slow the virus, has had a large impact on the national and state economies. With the cancellation of school and closure of non-essential businesses across Connecticut, NOW has similarly been forced to cancel events and programs. […]

NOW Family Healthy Cooking Event at H.H. Ellis Technical High School

Killingly – On Wednesday, March 4th, NOW partnered with the Ellis Tech Culinary Arts department to host a Free Family Healthy Cooking Dinner & Demo. Families were treated to a dinner and demonstration by Chef David Grzych. Culinary Arts students offered a demonstration on bread making and a fun activity with fruit. NOW has hosted […]

5th Annual Youth Running & Track Clinic at TMHS

Thompson – On Sunday, March 1, Northeast Opportunities for Wellness, Inc. (NOW) partnered with Tourtellotte Memorial High School’s Track & Field coaches & student athletes for the 5th Annual Youth Running & Track clinic. 50 children participated in the clinic, learning a variety of skills in track and field events. This clinic is a part […]

NOW & Tri-Town American Legion Baseball Host 3rd Annual Youth Baseball Clinic

On Sunday, February 9th just under 50 children gathered in the gymnasium of Tourtellotte Memorial High School to participate in a clinic focused on the national pastime – baseball.  Hosted by Northeast Opportunities for Wellness, Inc. (NOW) and Tri-Town American Legion Baseball, the clinic invited children ages 7 -13 to work with American Legion coaches […]

Upcoming Events


May 1, 2020 – August 31, 2020

Want to inspire smiles during social distancing? Flock a Friend! Make a donation to NOW and we’ll send a flock of friendly flamingos to the yard of a friend or loved one to make them smile in this time of social distancing. The best part? Your donation will also help bring smiles to lots of kids in the future, by enabling them to participate in sports clinics when life returns to normal. 

Free Youth Soccer Clinic

August 20, 2020
6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Join Northeast Opportunities for Wellness, Inc. and Neconn Soccer Club for the NECONN/NOW Free Youth Soccer Clinic on Thursday, August 20th from 6:00 to 7:30 PM at the Now Field At Logee Park. Open to ages, 6 – 12!

9th Annual A Taste for NOW ~ In Memory of Nick Haines

October 4, 2020
2:00 - 5:00 P.M.

Join us for the 9th Annual A Taste for NOW ~ In Memory of Nick Haines, on Sunday, October 4th at ANYA in Thompson, from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. The event invites attendees to “taste” selections from the area’s top restaurants, caterers, and bakeries. All food provided is paired with beer and wine selections donated by Friendly Spirits. Tickets are $60 per person – proceeds of the event will support NOW youth wellness programs in the 10-town area of Northeast CT.