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NOW Receives $2,000 Donation from Nutmeg Container Corp.

by Sarah Wolfburg

Putnam, January 24, 2019 Northeast Opportunities for Wellness, Inc. (NOW) was included in a presentation of donations from Nutmeg Container Corp., a facility of Unicorr Packaging Group. President Charlie Pious and his staff presented their year-end charitable donations, totaling $10,000 to four local non-profit groups, with NOW receiving $2,000 to support youth wellness programs in […]

NOW Honors Volunteers at January Board of Directors Meeting

by Sarah Wolfburg

On Wednesday, January 9, 2019, local non-profit Northeast Opportunities for Wellness, Inc. (NOW) held its first Board of Directors meeting of the year. During the meeting, two volunteer Board members were recognized for their years of service to the youth wellness organization. Husband and wife Eric & Julie Quinn of Putnam, each received plaques in […]

NOW Teams Up with Putnam Science Academy for December Basketball Clinic

by Sarah Wolfburg

On Sunday, December 16th NOW teamed up with Putnam Science Academy to host a free indoor basketball clinic at Tourtellotte Memorial High School in Thompson. Seventy-six children, ages 6 to 13, participated in the clinic, learning a variety of skills from PSA coaches and athletes. The two-hour event saw participating children rotate through eight skill […]

NOW Shows Appreciation for Community at Annual Dinner

by Sarah Wolfburg

With the end of 2018 quickly approaching, Northeast Opportunities for Wellness, Inc. (NOW) recently celebrated the success of the past year with a dinner honoring businesses and individuals that have made a positive impact on the organization. On Friday, October 19th, members of the NOW Board of Directors and various community members gathered at Connecticut […]

7th Annual NOW Road Race Sees New Route and Sets New Records

by Sarah Wolfburg

On Sunday, September 16th 200 runners and walkers navigated the private roads surrounding Alexander’s Lake in Dayville, all in the name of raising money for youth wellness programs. The 7th Annual NOW Road Race & Walk, subtitled “Lap the Lake” is an annual event held by Northeast Opportunities for Wellness, Inc. (NOW), a non-profit focused […]

NOW Celebrity Bartender Night Raises over $7,000

by Sarah Wolfburg

On Thursday, August 30th, Northeast Opportunities for Wellness, Inc. (NOW) hosted a Celebrity Bartender Night at the Putnam Lodge of Elks #574. The event featured six teams of local “celebrity” personalities, including business owners and other notable NECT community members serving drinks with all tips going to support NOW. The event finished with an impressive […]

Archambault Insurance Associates Donates to NOW

by Sarah Wolfburg

On Friday, July 20th NOW Executive Director Sarah Wolfburg visited the Putnam office of Archambault Insurance to accept a donation for $379. The donation came from “Dress Down Days” during which Archambault employees contributed a fee to dress casually at the office. Collectively, the employees periodically choose a cause in the community to support, with […]

NOW Receives $2,000 Grant from the SI Financial Group Foundation

by Sarah Wolfburg

On Monday, July 2nd Northeast Opportunities for Wellness, Inc. (NOW) met with members of the Savings Institute Bank & Trust management team to celebrate grant funds recently awarded to NOW.  The funds, totaling $2,000, will support NOW scholarships for children participating in local programs in 2018. This spring, NOW applied for funds from the SI […]