When it’s cool to be cold
Frigid water not an issue at Polar Bear Plunge
March 15, 2019
These Polar Bear plungers were brave, though more seemed to be headed out of the water than into it.
Travers Kalbero, left, and Alex Kushnir hung out with a mascot who appeared neither wet nor cold.
There to show their support — or their courage — were, from left, Judge Frank Scherpro, Judge Rhonda Fischer, Town Supervisor Joseph Saladino, Laura Mayer and Freddie King.
Robert McGuire, executive director of CP Nassau, became a polar bear for a day.
Amelia and Jay Tisk hung out with Clifford the Big Red Dog, who was there to entertain.
Connor Cronin, left, Jonathan Cox, Steve Wolfhurst and Paul Bott manned the food table.
County Legislator Josh Lafazan, right, took the plunge this year with Russ Lundstrum, owner of the Coach Grill, which was one of the event’s sponsors.
Swimmers young and old ventured into the icy waters of the Long Island Sound at Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Park for the 15th Annual Polar Bear Plunge last Sunday. They were there to support the Cerebral Palsy Association of Nassau County, which benefits more than 1,500 children and adults with disabilities.