Ogdensburg Chamber of Commerce gets Polar Bear Plunge donation
OGDENSBURG -- The Greater Ogdensburg Chamber of Commerce recently received a sponsorship donation of $250 from Rhonda Roethel, America1 Realty, for the 12th annual Polar Bear Plunge scheduled for Saturday, March 10, at the Dobisky Visitor’s Center, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Registration begins at 11 a.m. Plungers will begin at 1 p.m. and go until finished. There will be hot showers, snacks, drinks, raffles, trophies for the costume contest and lots of people to cheer.
The Ogdensburg Volunteer Rescue Squad will be on-hand to harness the plungers and keep them safe during the plunge. The plunger with the highest amount of pledges wins $500. This year’s event features Polly the Polar Bear.
Rhonda Roethel, America1 Realty is pictured with Polly the Polar Bear making her generous contribution to the Polar Bear Plunge.
Attendees may bring a donation for the St. Lawrence Valley SPCA Wish List: litter, laundry soap, bleach, trash bags, Purina Cat or Kitten Chow, Purina/Pedigree dog food, treats, blankets and towels.
The Polar Bear Plunge is sponsored by the Greater Ogdensburg Chamber of Commerce and the Ogdensburg Volunteer Rescue Squad.
Admission is free to watch the plunge. Call the Ogdensburg Chamber, 315-393-3620, for more information on sponsorship opportunities or a pledge form.