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

by Sarah Wolfburg

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

by Sarah Wolfburg

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

by Sarah Wolfburg

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

by Sarah Wolfburg

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

by Sarah Wolfburg

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 […]

NOW Receives Donation from the Killingly Brooklyn Rotary Club

by Sarah Wolfburg

On Thursday, February 6, Northeast Opportunities for Wellness, Inc. (NOW) received a $500 donation from the Killingly Brooklyn Rotary Club. NOW Executive Director Sarah Wolfburg received a check for $500 from Rotary Club President Jeffrey Ives at the club’s weekly meeting at Deb’s Place Restaurant in Danielson. The funds will help support NOW youth scholarships […]

NOW Baseball Clinic set for Sunday, February 9th at TMHS

by Sarah Wolfburg

On Sunday, February 9th, Northeast Opportunities for Wellness, Inc. will team up with Tri-Town American Legion Baseball to host a free indoor baseball clinic at Tourtellotte Memorial High School in Thompson. The event is open to children ages 7 to 13 and will run from 12 to 2pm in the TMHS gymnasium. Participats will rotate […]

NOW & Putnam Science Academy host Free Youth Basketball Clinic

by Sarah Wolfburg

On Sunday, November 17th NOW teamed up with Putnam Science Academy to host a free indoor basketball clinic at Tourtellotte Memorial High School in Thompson. 110 children 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 stations, with a goal […]

8th Annual NOW Road Race sees record turnout and funds raised for youth programs

by Sarah Wolfburg

On Sunday, September 15th 260 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 8th 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 […]

$9,000 raised at the 2nd Annual NOW Bartender Night

by Sarah Wolfburg

On Thursday, August 29th, Northeast Opportunities for Wellness, Inc. (NOW) held the 2nd Annual NOW Bartender Night at the Putnam Lodge of Elks #574. The event raised a total of $9,000 to support youth wellness programs and scholarships for children living in the 10-town area of Northeast CT. The Bartender Night featured six teams of […]