The Town of Long Lake hosted the 5th Polar Plunge on December 30th, 2017 at a Northeast record breaking cold at 7 degrees Fahrenheit. Seemed warm to us.
Teams raised over $1900 for High Peaks Hospice. Donations can still be made in honor of the Feeling Long Lakey Polar Plunge by sending donations to
High Peaks Hospice
PO Box 840
Saranac Lake NY 12983-0840
Best Costume – “Team” Schindler for Skins Flippers
Best Plunge Technique – “The Howes”
Best in Show – “The Rubber Ducks” also winning for most funds raised by a team $636
Best Individual Costume – Paul Roalsvig
Thank you to the Long Lake Fire Department, Long Lake Rescue Squad, Long Lake Parks and Recreation Team including Cindy Black, Steph Hample, Erik Arsenault, Alexandra Roalsvig. Also thanks to volunteers Barbara Gachowski, Barbara Taylor, and photographer Jim Lanthier. A huge thank you to our emcee Peter Michael Marino
Congrats to our amazing, courageous plungers for taking a dip in dangerously cold temperatures!
Paul Roalsvig, Shane LaRose, Denis Martin, Russell Clinard, Paul Martin, Stephanie Howe, Christopher Howe, Thomas Scott, Spencer Schindler and Kelly Gottstine.
Check out the national news media links talking about the crazy cold weather and Long Lake’s own plunge.. and lets go SNOWMOBILING!
Special thanks to the Town Board of Long Lake.
Clark Seaman, Supervisor of Long Lake
of Raquette Lake
of Long Lake.
Special Thanks to our generous supporters who donated to High Peaks Hospice Feeling Long Lakey Polar Plunge
Hoss’s Country Corner, Long Lake
Roalsvig Law Office, Long Lake
Long Lake Rentals, Long Lake
Adirondack Hotel, Long Lake
Tupper Lake Supply, Tupper Lake
Touch Above The Best LLC, Tupper Lake
Adirondack Renovations & Contractors, Tupper Lake
Raquette River Brewing, Tupper Lake
Larkin Deli & Bakery, Tupper Lake
Ray’s Liquor, Tupper Lake
Boulevard Wine & Spirits, Tupper Lake
Dustin & Kate Traynor
Barbara & Chuck Taylor
Paul & Alexandra Roalsvig
Mike & Nancy Hosley
Lorrie & John Hosley & Jules Pierce
And all the donators that contributed on the spot at the Long Lake Town Beach