Tuesday, January 01, 2008
Before the Plunge
Several groups did a New Year’s Day polar bear plunge at Westport’s Compo Beach today. More than 20 braved temperatures in the 30s, wind gusts up to 30 knots, and pelting rain to raise money for Westport-based Save the Children. Participants posed for a pre-plunge photo. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Larry Untermeyer for WestportNow.com
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This was the first time I’ve ever done anything like this. I’m glad I did. It was an invigorating way to start off the New Year while helping out a great organization like Save The Children.
Note: WestportNow Publisher Gordon F. Joseloff is also First Selectman of Westport