There’s still time to sign up for – or make a donation to – the 4th annual East Hampton Turkey Plunge, coming up on Saturday, November 16.
Once again, this popular event will be held at Sears Park with brave and generous residents from East Hampton – as well as other parts of the state – hitting the water at 9 a.m.
Plungers of all ages are invited to participate in the “coolest” event of the season.
The event is open to the public, it’s free and loads of fun for the entire family.
Last year, plungers raised more than $17,000!
To learn more about the event, to view some fun photos from previous years – including plungers in costumes – and to register, click on this link http://alexiscrean.wix.com/turkeyplunge-1
How the Turkey Plunge was hatched
From Tom Crean and Maryann Aitken, Your Turkey Plunge Co-chairs
Over the years, the needs of East Hampton’s citizens have grown at an alarming pace. Some of our neighbors have lost their jobs, experienced medical conditions, or have experienced other situations which have made it difficult to provide for themselves and their families.
Many of these neighbors have needed to turn to the East Hampton Food Bank to assist them during these difficult times.
With this need in mind, the Turkey Plunge was hatched.
The Crean family – while enjoying the earth’s bounty and marveling at the wonder of Lake Pocotopaug – brainstormed about how to help those facing misfortune.
We decided to combine East Hampton’s two most precious resources, the people of East Hampton and the lake, in an event that will raise funds for the Food Bank and bring the community together.
We shared this idea with some friends and one thing led to another and we are proud to say that the Turkey Plunge became a reality.
No East Hampton family should do without, as so many of us are blessed with health, food, family and friends. Let’s share the wealth, one plunge at a time!
Questions? Send email to email@example.com or call 860-748-2092.
You can also follow updates on Twitter @TurkeyPlunge and on Facebook at
Posted November 2, 2013 based on website info as edited and added to by HTNP News Editor Brenda Sullivan
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