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  • NESS Welcomes Nick Ewenson as Assistant Sailing Director

    Maeve Ryan
    April 21, 2016

    NESS welcomes Nick Ewenson from Newport, Rhode Island, as their new assistant sailing director. A graduate of St. Mary’s College of Maryland, Ewenson competed on the college’s sailing team and won the ICSA Team Racing National Championship in 2004.  
     

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  • A Visit to Manacapuru, Brazil

    Kimi Rogers
    March 9, 2016

    The following blog post was written by one of our NESS SEA AmeriCorps members, who after seeing the devastating plastic waste pollution in Brazil, brought her knowledge and passion to the students of Bennie Dover Jackson Middle School in New London, CT, to inspire them to be better stewards of their environment. 
     

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  • Taking Action to Address Marine Debris: Youth-Led Social Change at BDJMS

    Willie Barber
    February 26, 2016

    The highly motivated 7th grade LEAD students at Bennie Dover Jackson Middle School (BDJMS) are making a difference! For the past few weeks, they have been diligently creating a proposal to take action and bring environmental awareness to the people of New London and its greater community.
     

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  • Westerly Summer Programs

    Caroline Pierce
    February 13, 2016

    Summer program registration is now open!! We have lots of exciting new programs for this summer and a brand new registration system!
     

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  • Mark Zagol Receives US Sailing's Outstanding Program Director Award

    Maeve Ryan
    February 8, 2016

    Sailing Program Director Mark Zagol received US Sailing's Outstanding Program Director Award for 2015!

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  • Ready... Set... Register!

    February 1, 2016

    Summer program registration is now open!! We have lots of exciting new programs for this summer and a brand new registration system!
     

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  • NESS's Summer Program Registration Opens In One Week!

    Jordan Slocum
    January 25, 2016

    NESS will open its summer program registration one week from today (2/1/16)!

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  • AmeriCorps Members Put Citizenship and Service in Action

    Kelley Stephens
    January 6, 2016

    Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. once said, “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’” In recognition of Dr. King’s incredible legacy of service to all, Congress designated the Martin Luther King Jr. Federal Holiday as a national day of service in 1994. Taking place each year on the third Monday in January, the MLK Day of Service is the only federal holiday observed as a national day of service – a “day on, not a day off”.

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  • Celebrate with us at the "40 Under Forty" Awards Dinner!

    Cindy Nickerson
    January 4, 2016

    We are looking forward to celebrating Program Director Mistral Dodson at the "40 Under Forty" dinner this Friday Night!
     

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  • Get out there and clean up our shoreline!

    Mary Horrigan
    December 18, 2015

    Do you have friends and family in town for the holidays and are looking for an outdoor activity? We have a great idea that the whole family can take part in!
     

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