New Opportunities receives grant from Wal-Mart Foundation

Monday, January 9, 2012
Waterbury, CT

New Opportunities was recently awarded $1,500 by the Wal-Mart Foundation and the New Milford Wal-Mart store as a part of their Local Community Contribution / Hunger Outreach Grant program.

The grant award will be used by New Opportunities' Elder Services division to fund a dietary workshop for seniors that will teach nutritional approaches to preventing hypertension. In total, 75 seniors will participate in a three (3) session seminar facilitated by a nutritionist and a cardiac nurse at the New Milford Senior Center, New Fairfield Senior Center and Brookfield Senior Center in the spring.

For more information, contact New Opportunities Elder Services division at (203) 757-7738 or email nutrition [at] newopportunitiesinc [dot] org.

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