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

NOW & TMHS Track & Field Clinic Promotes Running to Area Youth

On Sunday, March 4, Northeast Opportunities for Wellness, Inc. (NOW) partnered with Tourtellotte Memorial High School’s Track & Field coaches & student athletes for the 3rd Annual Youth Running & Track clinic. Forty-two children participated in the clinic, learning a variety of skills in track and field events. This clinic is a part of a […]

7th Annual NOW Road Race & Walk Set for 9.16.18

Northeast Opportunities for Wellness, Inc. (NOW) is excited to announce the return of the 7th Annual NOW Road Race & Walk, set for Sunday, September 16, 2018. Held annually since 2012, the Road Race features a scenic run along the quiet streets of Alexander’s Lake in Dayville and raises funds for NOW. With the support […]

NOW to Support Child Abuse Prevention with Free Training

Northeast Opportunities for Wellness, Inc. (NOW) is offering free training to area youth-serving partner organizations in the Darkness to Light Stewards of Children® program over several training sessions in 2018. The Stewards of Children® program is designed for organizations that serve youth and will help you prevent, recognize and react to CSA by offering simple, evidence based […]

NOW Receives Donation from Putnam Rotary Club

On January 30, 2018 the Putnam Rotary Club presented NOW director Jeff Rawson with a donation for $500. The club, which has a long history in Northeastern Connecticut, is service organization that observes the motto “service above self”.  The Putnam Rotary Club covers the towns of Putnam, Thompson and Woodstock and generously serves those communities with various […]

Upcoming Events

NOW Paint For A Purpose – Adult Paint Events with Artique

March 24, 2018
3:00 to 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.

On March 24th, NOW will join Artique at 135 Main Street in Putnam for two adult paint events – putting the “fun” in fundraising! Both events will feature complimentary beer & wine from Friendly Spirits and appetizers from The Lunch Box Catering Co. $10 from every reserved seat will be donated back to NOW!

Spectrum of Sports Clinic & Resource Fair with NOW & The Arc

April 8, 2018
10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Join The Arc Quinebaug Valley and NOW for an inclusive sports clinic and resource fair open to children ages 7 – 15 of all abilities. From 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 8th, the clinic will feature a variety of sports skill stations designed for fun and fitness. Parents are asked to stay for the entirety of the clinic and encouraged to visit the resource fair, which will feature community partners and agencies from around the region.

7th Annual A Taste for NOW – A Taste for Life

April 21, 2018
6:00 to 10:00 p.m.

NOW is excited to announce that the 7th Annual A Taste for NOW, A Taste for Life will return on Saturday, April 21st at Quinebaug Valley Community College, starting at 6:00 p.m. Come and enjoy a carefully selected menu of uncommon beers and wines paired with delectable bites from area restaurants, bakeries, and caterers.

7th Annual NOW Road Race & Walk ~ Powered by Putnam Bank

September 16, 2018
7:30 - 10:30 a.m.

Join us for the 7th Annual Northeast Opportunities for Wellness Road Race and Walk ~ Powered by Putnam Bank! For our 7th year, NOW has changed the length of the course to a traditional 5K, with the race starting and finishing at The Lake Tavern in Dayville! We invite you to “Lap the Lake” with a scenic 5K run & walk along private roads surrounding pristine Alexander’s Lake in Dayville, CT. Help NOW raise funds and awareness which allows us to provide sports, nutrition and fitness education and opportunities to the families in the Quiet Corner of CT.

Seeing Pink?

NOW has adopted a flock of adorable pink flamingos, but they’re getting impatient for some sunlight and fresh air after being cooped up all winter. Because of this, we have decided to let them help us raise money for our mission of supporting the youth in The Quiet Corner.

Important News

Annual Appeal

It is our hope to expand our outreach program, so that we may better identify children with the greatest need. We would also like to include children with special needs, expand our facilities, and perhaps offer additional clinics in golf, lacrosse, volleyball, tennis, and baseball, as well as other healthy activities. You can help through our Annual Appeal.