Berlin -- Take an icy dip in the Atlantic at Atlantic General Hospital's 12th Annual Penguin Swim, New Year's Day at the Princess Royale at 91st Street and the ocean in Ocean City. AGH's Special Events Committee, chaired by Gail Whaley, has a fun filled-event planned for Penguins who are willing to take a dip in the Atlantic and also for all who want to cheer them on. Registration starts at noon on January 1, 2006 in the Atrium at the Princess Royale with the swim starting at 1 pm.
Wonderful prizes will be awarded to our brave Penguins who raise funds for getting wet for a good cause. Penguins who raise $25 will have their choice of an AGH Penguin, an embroidered hat or ear wrap. Those who raise $75 will receive a silk screened long sleeve T-shirt. Penguins who raise $150 will receive a silk screened sweat shirt, and those who raise $250 will receive an embroidered stadium blanket or reversible vest.
First, second and third place trophies will be given to individual penguins who raise the most money as well as to teams of penguins who raise the most money. Special recognition will also be given to the youngest and oldest Penguin.
All teams are encouraged to pre-register and contact the hospital’s development office as soon as possible to receive team registration information and sponsorship packets.
The Princess Royale has opened their Atrium from noon to 2 pm to brave Penguins and their fans. Swim in their indoor pool and enjoy the hot tubs. The event promises to be a fantastic way to spend your New Year's Day. For more information or to receive a Registration/Sponsor form, please call Janis Foley, AGH Development Coordinator, at 410-641-9644 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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