2011-02-11 / Community

Wind, Rain, Cold Do Not Deter Cystic Fibrosis Plungers



Many firefighters and police divers attended to safeguard the participants. Many firefighters and police divers attended to safeguard the participants.

A cold, hard rain did not deter more than 250 people from running across the snowcovered beach at Beach 90 Street and plunging into the freezing ocean on Saturday. The event, a fundraiser for cystic fibrosis, went off on time despite the weather. Pictured: a band entertained before the plunge. A cold, hard rain did not deter more than 250 people from running across the snowcovered beach at Beach 90 Street and plunging into the freezing ocean on Saturday. The event, a fundraiser for cystic fibrosis, went off on time despite the weather. Pictured: a band entertained before the plunge.

This photo: the Ridgewood Savings Bank once again provided hot drinks and snacks to participants and onlookers. This photo: the Ridgewood Savings Bank once again provided hot drinks and snacks to participants and onlookers.

Right: getting ready for the cold ocean. Right: getting ready for the cold ocean.

Left: Participants registered for the event. Right: running for the plunge. Below: getting warm again. Left: Participants registered for the event. Right: running for the plunge. Below: getting warm again.

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