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NOW Month of Miles Community Challenge Ongoing Through October 13th

by Sarah Wolfburg

On Sunday, September 13th, Northeast Opportunities for Wellness, Inc. (NOW), in partnership with the HealthQuest Northeast CT Coalition, kicked-off a new community initiative, challenging people of all ages to engage in walking, running, or hiking over a 31-day period. Titled the “NOW Month of Miles Community Challenge” this initiative asks for individuals and teams to […]

NOW Awarded $6,500 from the Nordson Corporation Foundation

by Sarah Wolfburg

Northeast Opportunities for Wellness, Inc. (NOW) is pleased to announce that the organization has been chosen by the Nordson Corporation Foundation as one of their 2020 grant recipients. The Nordson Corporation Foundation awards grants to non-profits in our communities throughout the United States. Since 1989, the Foundation has awarded more than $60 million in grants […]

NOW Accepting Fall 2020 Scholarship Applications and Partner Invoices

by Sarah Wolfburg

With the fall recreational sports season starting over the coming weeks, NOW is working with local youth recreational sports teams to offer scholarship support to qualifying children. Although the COVID-19 virus has resulted in the cancellation of certain fall sports, select sports, including little league baseball, soccer, and flag football are expected to move forward […]

NOW Receives $500 Donation from CorePlus Credit Union Employee Charitable Fund

by Sarah Wolfburg

Norwich – On Wednesday, August 12th, NOW Executive Director Sarah C Wolfburg was presented a $500 donation by CorePlus Credit Union CEO Nicholas Fortson and EVP/COO Ray Currier at the credit union’s main office. The donation was made possible through the CorePlus Employee Charitable Fund. In July of 2020, Elizabeth Zachow-Deary, Manager of Marketing and Student […]

NOW & NECONN to Co-host Soccer Clinic

by Sarah Wolfburg

On Thursday, August 20th Northeast Opportunities for Wellness, Inc. (NOW) and Neconn Soccer Club will host a free soccer clinic at the NOW Field at Logee Park in East Putnam. The clinic is open to children ages 7 through 12 and will teach a variety of skills to participants. This event will be offered in […]

NOW Receives $2,000 from the Wireless Zone Foundation for Giving

by Sarah Wolfburg

On Tuesday, July 21st, Northeast Opportunities for Wellness, Inc. (NOW) Executive Director Sarah Wolfburg participated in a Zoom check presentation with other Connecticut organizations chosen as 2020 grant recipients of the Wireless Zone Foundation for Giving. NOW was awarded $2,000, after being nominated by the local Putnam Wireless Zone store. This is the second grant […]

“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 […]