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NOW Honors Volunteers at January Board of Directors Meeting

by Sarah Mortensen

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 Mortensen

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 Mortensen

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 Mortensen

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 Mortensen

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 Mortensen

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 Mortensen

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 […]

NOW Awards $13,000 in Scholarships to Area Youth

by Sarah Mortensen

As the spring season closes, Northeast Opportunities for Wellness, Inc. (NOW) is excited to share that the organization has given out over $13,000 in youth scholarships and awards since the start of 2018. The funds supported over 148 children participating in youth sports over the past six months. NOW, a non-profit human services organization, provides […]

NOW Receives $5,000 Donation from Rotaract Club

by Sarah Mortensen

Northeast Opportunities for Wellness, Inc. (NOW) was the recipient of a generous $5,000 donation from the Quinebaug Valley Regional Rotaract Club, presented at the club’s 5th Annual Celebration Dinner on Wednesday, June 6th. The $5,000 in funds was generated at the QVR Rotaract 3rd Annual Cornhole Classic, held on Saturday, June 2nd at The Raceway […]