The Bronx Polar Bear Plunge is themed on fitness and the environment and also raising awareness and support for this need, and the services for the homeless provided by Bronx Works.
If you’d like to make a contribution toward the homeless services of Bronx Works, please visit their site
Join BronxNet & BronxWorks for the Bronx Polar Bear Plunge Against Homelessness At Orchard Beach on Saturday, February 14, 2015 at 11:00 AM
Come take the plunge in the brisk waters off Orchard Beach or come support the swimmers. Transportation is available courtesy of The Bronx Tourism Council and BronxWorks. (See schedule below for pickup information). To support the homeless, please bring new gloves, socks, hats or scarves to donate to BronxWorks homeless services programs. Donated items may also be dropped off now, through 5:00 PM, Friday, February 13th at the following locations:
- BronxWorks administration office – 60 E. Tremont Ave.
- Classic Community Center – 286 E. 156th St.
- Betances Community Center – 547 E. 146th St.
- Carolyn McLaughlin Community Center – 1130 Grand Concourse
- The Living Room – 800 Barretto St.
- BronxNet Television – Lehman College Campus, 2790 Goulden Ave., Carman Hall, Rm. C19B
- The Bronx Beer Hall – 2344 Arthur Ave.
Below is an itinerary with important info regarding the Bronx Trolley, the after party and much more.
- 9:30 AM: Bronx Trolley transportation pickup. Location: Manhattan – 42nd St. between Lexington & Park
- 10:30 AM: Bronx Trolley transportation pickup. Location: Bronx – Opera House Hotel, 436 E. 149th St., between Bergen & Brook Ave.
- 10:30 AM: BronxWorks transportation pickup. Location: Outside #6 Pelham Bay subway station
- 11:00 AM: Event kickoff/speeches
- 11:30 AM: Safety instructions/warm-ups
- 12:00 PM: The big plunge
- 12:30 PM: Soup served
- 1:30 PM: Bronx Trolley leaves. Destinations: After party, S. Bronx & Manhattan
- 2:00 PM: After Party – Happy hour at Bronx Beer Hall (located inside Arthur Avenue Market, 2344 Arthur Ave.)
Come join Danielle, from Bella Tan Studio, for some wine and cheese while they share their secrets to beauty.
Look and feel good from the inside out with high quality Arbonne products. You can try their Beauty & Wellness products to see and feel the difference after only one use.
If you are looking for an opportunity to make a few extra $$, you can also get information on how you can become a beauty consultant yourself.
The event starts promptly at 7:30 pm at Bella Tan Studios, located at 3166 East Tremont Ave, Bronx NY 10465. For more information, you can call (347) 810-8781.
With locations throughout the Bronx in Hunts Point, Parkchester and Westchester Square, MetroOptics Eyewear has been delivering outstanding eye care services to their patients for more than 35 years. At each location, you will find a compassionate and experienced team of opticians and optometrists who are dedicated to providing high-quality personalized eye care for your whole family. Each location also carries a large selection of affordable eyeglass frames as well as a great selection of designer frames and sunglasses.
Like many eye care facilities, Metro Optics Eyewear accepts Medicaid, Medicare, and most union and 3rd party insurance plans. But, what if you don’t have eye care insurance coverage. Now you have an option!
The team at Metro Optics Eyewear has been busy this holiday season preparing for the Metro Optics Vision Club roll-out. For $99 annually, the Vision Club provides a comprehensive yearly eye exam as well as a pair of single-vision or bifocal glasses from the Vision Club selection. Members are also eligible for discounts on frame and lens upgrades, second pairs, and contact lenses.
If you know of anyone who is neglecting their vision due to lack of benefits, please let them know of this opportunity. Registration is quick and easy online, and all major credit cards are accepted. They also offer discounts on group enrollment – business owners and administrators who are interested in offering the Vision Club as part of their employee benefits package can click here to send an email to John Bonizio.
New York State is now requiring all Homeowners that have already registered in the STAR Real Estate Tax Rebate Program to re-register on their Primary Residence. If you earn less than $500,000, you are eligible for the BASIC STAR Rebate. If you do not register before December 31, 2013 you may lose your tax reduction benefits.
If you are not familiar with the new registration procedure, don’t worry, the Bronx Tax Man will help you get re-registered fast. Give them 20 minutes and they will make sure you continue to receive your real estate tax rebate, completely FREE OF CHARGE. This offer is available until October 1st.
To schedule an appointment, call the Bronx Tax Man at (718) 829-1040 or to schedule an appointment in person, stop by the office at 3707 East Tremont Ave., Bronx NY 10465.
Senior Citizens with enhanced STAR are not subject to the new registration process and must continue to apply annually like they have in the past.
Is it time for you to dispose of old documents and confidential files safely? Go to the ‘Secure Shred’ mobile paper shredding event! To avoid being a target for identity theft, bring all old documents and confidential papers. All papers will be shredded on location in the mobile truck!
Date: Sunday, June 2nd, 2013
Place: First Lutheran Church, 3075 Baisley Avenue, Bronx, New York 10461
Cost: $ 7.00 a box or bag/ $30.00 a bin (bin up to 100 lbs of paper)
ALL PROCEEDS GO TO CUB SCOUT PACK AND BOY SCOUT TROOP 182