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NESS Receives Accreditation as School Partner Program!

At its meeting on November 6, 2018, the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) voted to accredit NESS as a school partner program. This decision makes NESS the first school partner program to be accredited by the oldest accreditation agency in the country. Founded in 2002 as a community sailing program, NESS has […]

Nonprofit Plans for Fun, Friends, and Fundraising at Annual Benefit Gala

Nonprofit Plans for Fun, Friends, and Fundraising at Annual Benefit Gala New England Science & Sailing Foundation Returns to Haley Mansion for Gala on November 3rd MYSTIC, CT: The New England Science & Sailing Foundation (NESS) announces the organization’s Annual Benefit Gala to be held on Saturday, November 3, 2018 at the Haley Mansion, at […]

Local Nonprofits Offer Free Professional Development For Teachers

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Local Nonprofits Offer Free Professional Development For Teachers STONINGTON/GROTON, CT: Project Oceanology and the New England Science & Sailing (NESS) invite teachers in grades 4-12 for a free, 2-day professional development program and that will focus on the science of the Long Island Sound with STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Math) and NGSS (Next Generation […]

Youth Surf Competition and Beach Clean Up

Youth Surf Competition and Beach Clean Up  Nonprofit Celebrates International Coastal Cleanup Day WESTERLY, RI – New England Science & Sailing Foundation (NESS), Westerly Recreation Department, and North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA) announce the seventh annual “Catch a Curl” Youth Surf Competition. The event will be held at the Westerly Town Beach (365 […]

Farm to Pier Dinner Returns to Downtown New London

Farm to Pier Dinner Returns to Downtown New London PRESS RELEASE July 30, 2018 NEW LONDON, CT. Farm to Pier Dinner will be returning to Custom House Pier in New London on Wednesday, August 15 (rain date August 16). The beloved event is a twist on other farm to table events in the region. Fresh […]

Nonprofit Kicks Off Summer With Free Community Event

Nonprofit Kicks Off Summer With Free Community Event PRESS RELEASE May 29, 2018 STONINGTON, CT. The New England Science & Sailing Foundation (NESS) is kicking off the summer season with their annual NESS Fest on Saturday, June 23 (11am-3pm) at their Stonington location at 72 Water Street. This free event will feature fun activities including […]

NESS Announces Winning Artists in Annual Statewide Drawing Contest

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STONINGTON, CT. New England Science & Sailing Foundation (NESS) announced this year’s winning artists for the statewide calendar drawing contest entitled “Long Island Sound and Its Watershed: What It Means to Me.” The annual drawing contest is open to all Connecticut students currently in Grades K-6. Santiago Araujo of the Shelter Rock School in Danbury […]

NESS Expands Its Disabled Sailing Offerings

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Press Release: NESS Expands Its Disabled Sailing Offerings STONINGTON, CT. The New England Science & Sailing Foundation (NESS) is expanding their adaptive sailing offerings for the disabled community. NESS is hosting a free Adaptive Sailing Demo Day in Stonington on May 19 and just opened registration. No experience is needed, but spots are limited and […]

Nonprofit Kicks Off Spring at Spicer Mansion

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MYSTIC, CT. The New England Science & Sailing Foundation (NESS) will be kicking off spring with a cocktail party at the Spicer Mansion (Mystic, CT) on Thursday, March 22nd. The cocktail party will feature gourmet hors d’oeuvres, cocktails, fine wines, and craft beers as well as live music and a live auction. Auction items include […]