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1st Annual Polar Bear Plunge for Hunger 2004
December 18, 2004
The first Polar Bear Plunge arrivals
Registration inside Cooper’s Beach Pavilion
Plungers turn in sponsorship money for HRH
The HRH Board of Directors is all Smiles
Mary Ann Tupper in Charge
Ho Ho Hose Company” Southampton Fire Dept
Water Temp is 44 Degrees. Rusty Cancellieri likes it!
Alex, son of HRH board member Linda Purrazzella, giving donations to Mary Ann.
Southampton Mayor Joe Romanosky and Gary Glanz enjoy a Catena’s hot dog
Members of Police and Fire Dept.cold water rescue teams
Spectators are pumped!
SH Village Photo Takes photos with the Polar Bear
Bathing Beauties…Could it be Romo?
Almost Ready to Plunge
Into the Surf!
And out again
Some stayed in longer
Others hurried out for hot coffee
Mary Ann with Survivors
Mary Ann with sole Latino Plunger and HRH board member Konny Tapias
Congressman Bishop with Catie, Alex and Anne Rachel
Abby Flynn, Mary Finalborgo and Zack Hellman volunteered at the Survivor’s Party
HRH Board Member Nannette Meyers and Mary Ann led the plunge
Tony Meyers checking the temperature
Young ones plunged to help others have a happier holiday
“Hot” Chili from the Village Cheese Shop warmed up survivors
Coffee from Starbucks hit the spot
Debby Engelhardt swam for Rogers Memorial Library
Southampton High School Varsity Club volunteers
Bill Tupper collects donations of gifts and food for HRH
Perfect Day for a Beach Party!
Southampton High School Varsity Club Plungers show off their form
Hot Food and Drinks donated by 7-11, Starbucks, Village Cheese Shop and Catena’s
Rovenet's Chuck Schwartz plunged for the cause.
Family Fun for all ages raised $53,000 for the HRH Food Pantry