Media Advisory: Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises and Coney Island Polar Bear Club Team Up to Benefit WCS
Participants of the “Naked” Polar Bear Cruise to raise
funds for every minute spent outside in the cold
Saturday, February 27
New York, NY- January
25, 2010- Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises and Coney Island Polar Bear Club are
teaming up on Saturday, February 27th to host the second annual “Naked” Polar
Bear Cruise (bathing suit required) to benefit the Wildlife Conservation
Participating passengers are encouraged to strip down to
their bathing suits and enjoy a frosty ride while they raise money to help WCS save
wildlife and wild places around the globe.
When: Saturday, February 27th, 2010. 10:30 a.m.
to 12:00 p.m.
begins at 10:30 a.m. at Pier 83
St. on the Hudson River)
Polar Bear Cruise.
brave the cold in their bathing suits for the cruise.
Who: Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises
Polar Bear Club
Those brave enough to withstand the chilly cruise of the New
York Harbor are encouraged to seek individual sponsors who will donate for each
minute spent on deck.
There will be an inside area where participants can bundle
up and enjoy complimentary hot chocolate.
Participating passengers ride for free. Spectator tickets can be purchased for
$20 at the Pier 83 box office (42nd Street and the Hudson River) by calling
212-563-3200 or online at www.CircleLine42.com.
Sponsorship forms are also available online.
- Members of the media are encouraged to arrive by
- Media who wish to attend the event should contact
Max Pulsinelli 718-220-5182 or Sophie
Bass 718-220-6853 to make arrangements.
Max Pulsinelli: (o) 718-220-5182; firstname.lastname@example.org
Sophie Bass: (o) 718-220-6853; email@example.com
Steve Fairchild: (o) 718-220-5189; firstname.lastname@example.org
The Wildlife Conservation Society saves wildlife and wild places worldwide. We do so through science, global
conservation, education and the management of the world’s largest system of
urban wildlife parks, led by the flagship Bronx Zoo. Together these activities change attitudes towards nature
and help people imagine wildlife and humans living in harmony. WCS is committed to this mission
because it is essential to the integrity of life on Earth.