Welcome to NOW. We are dedicated to making a positive impact in the lives of Quiet Corner children by insuring each child’s access to fitness, nutrition, and athletics.

Recent Updates

Exchange Club to merge with NOW

The Exchange Club of Northeast Connecticut is pleased to announce that it will merge its club membership and activities with those of Northeast Opportunities for Wellness, Inc. (NOW).  Both organizations share similar missions for strengthening communities and serving the children and families in Northeast Connecticut. The Boards of both organizations recently agreed to move forward […]

NOW to host 5th Annual Road Race at Alexander’s Lake

On Sunday, June 26, 2016, hundreds of walkers and runners will take part in the 5th Annual NOW 3.5 Mile Road Race. The event is a fundraiser for local non-profit, Northeast Opportunities for Wellness, Inc. and all ages are welcome to attend. Measuring approximately 3.74 miles, the course follows a scenic route along Alexander’s Lake, […]

2nd Annual NOW Touch-A-Truck comes to the Thompson Speedway May 21 & 22, 2016

The NOW Touch-A-Truck will return for its second year of family fun on Saturday, May 21 and Sunday, May 22 at the Thompson Speedway. The event, which saw over 1,000 people in 2015, will be open to the public from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm each day.  Children and adults are invited to attend and […]

NOW To Host Free Sports Clinics in March 2016

Winter can present a variety of challenges to families trying to find indoor activities for their children. After months spent inside, children inevitably turning toward television, video games, and technology for entertainment. With this in mind, Northeast Opportunities for Wellness (NOW), a local non-profit focusing on youth wellness, was inspired to host a series of […]

NOW Celebrates 5th Annual Spin Event – Powered By Putnam Bank

On Saturday, January 30, 2016, 40 people gathered at The Fitness Studio in Dudley, MA to continue an annual winter tradition. Peddling on stationary bikes for a marathon three-hours, participants of the Annual Kerri Murphy Spin for NOW found their stamina tested with a high-intensity spin class, all in the name of charity. A fundraiser […]

Upcoming Events

NOW… Almost More Trails to Treasure in Thompson

September 30, 2016
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Learn about NOW’s vision to expand the opportunities to our youth even further at this informative walk. Trek on the existing trails & see what trails they connect to. Envision a scouting campground and more on property that the organization hopes to offer to both residents & visitors in The Last Green Valley for hiking, mountain biking, bird watching and fresh air outdoors! Be sure to RSVP, space is limited!


A Taste for NOW, A Taste for Life

October 14, 2016
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

A carefully selected menu of uncommon beers and wines paired with delectable bites from area restaurants, bakeries, and caterers. We will also have live music!

Seeing Pink?

NOW has adopted a flock of adorable pink flamingos, but they’re getting impatient for some sunlight and fresh air after being cooped up all winter. Because of this, we have decided to let them help us raise money for our mission of supporting the youth in The Quiet Corner.

Important News

Annual Appeal

It is our hope to expand our outreach program, so that we may better identify children with the greatest need. We would also like to include children with special needs, expand our facilities, and perhaps offer additional clinics in golf, lacrosse, volleyball, tennis, and baseball, as well as other healthy activities. You can help through our Annual Appeal.