Saturday, February 18, 2017
Larry Holmes Drive & 3rd Street
Easton, PA 18042
More than 500 plungers participated in the fifth annual Lehigh Valley Polar Bear Plunge on Saturday, February 18, 2017 at Scott Park in Easton, PA. The event, thanks to our plungers and generous sponsors, raised more than $95,000! PhotoCredit: Sue Beyer for lehighvalleylive.com.
The fun filled plunge day included Plunge Town activities, tailgating, music, food, and a costume contest. Event sponsor Wawa was onsite to help warm everyone up with free food and beverages. Volunteers were also be onsite collecting pantry items to help Lehigh Valley neighbors through Backpack Pals Bethlehem, who provides food in backpacks to local kids for extended weekends during the school year.
Preceding the plunge on Friday, February 17th the 4th annual Super Plunge was held at the Grand Eastonian Hotel & Suites. A group of elite, super-committed plungers plunged every hour for 24 hours beginning at noon with the final plunge taking place at noon on the 18th in the Delaware River.
The 2017 Lehigh Valley Polar Plunge sponsors include Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics PA, Wawa, Aerotek, GEICO, New Pace Productions, and Harmelin Media.
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