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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 […]

Northeast Opportunities for Wellness Norman Corriveau Scholarship Awarded to QVCC Student

by Sarah Mortensen

On Wednesday, May 2nd The Quinebaug Valley Community College Foundation celebrated the 28th annual scholarship night, awarding $135,000 in funds to students. During the event, the Northeast Opportunities for Wellness Norman Corriveau Scholarship was presented to Brooklyn resident and QVCC student William Hamill.  The scholarship is named in memory of Norman Corriveau, who was passionate in […]

A Celebration of Life at 2018 Taste for NOW Event

by Sarah Mortensen

On Saturday, April 21, Northeast Opportunities for Wellness, Inc. (NOW) held the 7th Annual A Taste for NOW, A Taste for Life at Quinebaug Valley Community College in Danielson. The annual fundraiser grossed over $10,000 for 2018, with approximately 170+ people in attendance. The event, which raises funds to support youth wellness programs and scholarships […]

Another Day of Fun & Fitness at the 2nd Annual Spectrum of Sports Event

by Sarah Mortensen

On Sunday, April 8th The Arc Quinebaug Valley and Northeast Opportunities for Wellness (NOW) hosted the 2nd Annual Spectrum of Sports event at Killingly High School. This inclusive sports clinic and resource fair was open to children ages 7 – 15 of all abilities and featured a variety of sports skill stations as well as […]

Artique Paint for a Purpose Event Raises $600 for NOW

by Sarah Mortensen

On Saturday, March 24th, Artique A Family Arts Studio in Putnam hosted the 4th Annual Paint for a Purpose for NOW, a fundraiser with a creative twist. For 2018, the event featured two painting events, an afternoon Hydrangea painting on slate and an evening wine & beer glass painting, with 50 people participating. Artique owner […]