– We’ve had our first snow of the year, and the leaves are
falling from the trees: You know what that means! It’s time to sign
up for the AGH Penguin Swim! This New Year’s Day marks the 24th
anniversary for the event, which has become a local tradition on the lower
Penguins are encouraged to come wearing costumes for Best Costume Contests.
Special recognition awards will be given to Oldest and Youngest Penguins. 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place trophies will be awarded to those who raise the most money in divisions
for Individuals – Adults and 18 & under, and Teams – Businesses
and Community Groups/Organizations and Youth/Family.
All registered Penguins will receive an official 2018 AGH Penguin Swim short-sleeve
t-shirt. Additional incentive prizes can be earned based on individual
Individual and team participants can register online and start collecting
donations. In-person registration and check-in is from 10am-12:30pm on
the day of the event, with the swim taking place promptly at 1pm. Pre-registration
and advance check-in will be also held at Princess Royale on New Year’s
Eve from 2-4pm. For more information, to view this year’s shirts
and prizes, or to register, visit
www.aghpenguinswim.org or text PENGUIN to 51555. Find the event on social media using #OCPenguinSwim,
like us on Facebook at
www.facebook.com/penguinswim, or call the Atlantic General Hospital Foundation office at 410-641-9671
for more information.
It isn’t too late to join your fellow penguin community members take
a dip in the icy cold Atlantic! All proceeds benefit Atlantic General
24th Annual AGH Penguin Swim
Monday, January 1, 2018
Princess Royale Hotel
91st Street Oceanfront
About Atlantic General Hospital
Atlantic General Hospital has been providing quality health care to the
residents of Worcester, Wicomico, Somerset (Md.) and Sussex (Del.) Counties
since May 1993. Built by the commitment and generosity of a dedicated
community, the hospital’s state-of-the-art facility in Berlin, Md.
combines old-fashioned personal attention with the latest in technology
and services. Atlantic General Health System, its network of more than
25 primary care provider and specialist offices, care for residents and
visitors throughout the region. For more information about Atlantic General
Caption: Emperor penguin and legacy sponsor Bull on the Beach leading the charge.