NEON en Defunct NEON faces creditors in bankruptcy proceedings Thursday <p>A former embattled Fairfield County anti-poverty agency will face creditors in bankruptcy proceedings Thursday morning. The defunct agency owes upwards of $3.500,000 but only has assets of less than $500,000. Among the largest debts are nearly $950,000 to Coventry Health and Life Insurance Company and more than $600,000 to the Connecticut Department of Labor.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 19:02:47 +0000 Kaomi Goetz 20769 at NEON files for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, new agency may arise <p>The acting CEO of Norwalk Economic Opportunity Now, or NEON, says the anti-poverty agency has filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy.</p><p>The Reverend Tommie Jackson says it filed with the federal bankruptcy court in Bridgeport last week.&nbsp;</p><p>Jackson says it was clear when he took over in late 2013 that the agency's debt of $4,000,000 and assets of less than $500,000 would make a turnaround near impossible.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Fri, 27 Jun 2014 16:38:07 +0000 Kaomi Goetz 19772 at NEON CEO refutes rumors agency is in its 'last days' <p>The acting CEO of the&nbsp;embattled Norwalk&nbsp;anti-poverty agency NEON is refuting rumors that the agency is about to close.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 22:54:23 +0000 Kaomi Goetz 15706 at Conn. puts anti-poverty agency NEON on notice <div aria-live="assertive" chat-dir="t" class="km" role="chatMessage" style="margin-left: 1em; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;"><div class="kk" style="margin-bottom: 0.2em;"><span dir="ltr" id=":1v7">A Fairfield County, Connecticut anti-poverty agency is in trouble. NEON, which stands for Norwalk Economic Opportunity Now, provides social services to people in need in the Norwalk and Stamford area. Tue, 15 Oct 2013 16:41:08 +0000 Kaomi Goetz 6745 at Conn. puts anti-poverty agency NEON on notice Four more board members leave embattled NEON <p>Four more board members of Norwalk&#39;s embattled anti-poverty agency NEON have resigned this week. &nbsp;Exiting members point to deficits in management and financial reporting.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 02 Oct 2013 22:47:50 +0000 Kaomi Goetz 6122 at