Annual Rotary Polar Plunge event
11AM - Saturday, April 2, 2022
Cape Ann Motor Inn on Long Beach Gloucester


Anyone Wishing to plunge contact Rotary Chair Bob Garrity @ bob@garrity-insurance.com. We have two warm changing rooms at the Inn.


To support the #EndPolioNow campaign may make a donation online at this link below. Please indicate if you are supporting a specific plunger. 

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Some important facts regarding Polio and Rotary’s efforts to #ENDPOLIONOW
  • Only Two countries remain endemic, but children STILL NEED TO BE VACCINATED to prevent polio infection
  • Many of vaccine distribution centers that have administered the Polio vaccine in developing countries are now being used for COVID Vaccine!
  • The poliovirus is a highly infectious disease that most commonly affects children under the age of 5.
  • Rotary & Our Partners have immunized 2.5 Billion children worldwide
  • There is no Cure, but Polio Preventable with a vaccine
  • Rotary has helped reduce cases 99.9% since 1988
  • The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has pledged to match each dollar raised with an additional $2 donation--tripling the District’s anticipated $100,000 goal to $300,000!
  • When Rotary International took on the battle against this disease, more than 350,000 people spanning 125 countries were impacted by Polio each year.