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Published: Saturday, January 01, 2011
People cheer in the ocean on Brighton Ave. in Atlantic City during the annual Polar Bear Plunge. Atlantic City Moose Lodge No. 216 sponsored the annual Atlantic City Polar Bear Plunge today at the Brighton Avenue beach. Proceeds benefit the Make-A-Wish-Foundation.Thursday January 01 2008 (The Press of Atlantic City/Anthony Smedile)
Here's a way to keep the kids cool - a Polar Bear dip in A.C.

Atlantic City Polar Bears make their 20th annual plunge at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 1, in front of Resorts Casino Hotel in Atlantic City. The bears plunge in rain, sleet, snow and hail, dressed in beach attire. Each plunger receives a commemorative finisher's certificate. To commemorate warm hearts among chilly feet, the Atlantic City Polar Bears encourages members to make a donation to this year's charity, the Food Bank of Bristol Borough, Pa., Community Action Group. Your donation will allow the food bank to sustain food donations during the holidays and to assist people who are behind on their water bills, electric bills, etc. In the past, the Food Bank relied solely on church donations and public contributions, but those have fallen off because of the economic times. For more information, call Mike Kahlenberg, president of the Atlantic City Polar Bears, at 215-547-3564 or 267-566-4649.



 

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