New Years Polar Plunge in Peekskill!


Local Residents to Plunge into Hudson River on New Year’s Day


Peekskill, N.Y., December 4, 2013 – On New Year’s Day, local residents will be plunging into the cold waters of the Hudson River to raise money for a great cause.


Sponsored by The Quiet Man Public House, all proceeds from the Polar Plunge will go to the This is Me Foundation, and specifically towards college scholarships for local students who have faced an adversity, or helped a friend through adversity.


The event will be held at the Peekskill Riverfront Green at 1:00 p.m. on January 1, 2014 and is open to the public to spectate, and encourage the brave plungers.  Plunge participants are still being accepted.  If interested, please emai This Is Me Foundation co-founder, Lauren Brady at polarplunge@thisismefoundation.com.


To sponsor a plunger, or all plungers, please visit www.newyearspolarplunge.org


The This Is Me Foundation was created to raise awareness about alopecia, an auto-immune disease that causes hair loss, while giving hope to any individual who faces adversity.  All proceeds go directly to the This Is Me Scholarship Fund, Inspired by Ryan Risco & Cait Chivonne Polhill.  The fund provided two scholarships to local students in 2012, and four scholarships locally and two nationally in 2013. 


For more information, or to learn more about the This Is Me Foundation and the College Scholarship Fund , please visit  the website at http://www.thisismefoundation.com or the Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/ThisIsMeFoundation


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