The 2018 Virginia Beach Polar Plunge benefiting Special Olympics Virginia was held recently at the Virginia Beach Ocean Front. This years event was held under a beautiful blue sky that masked the cold water & air temperatures facing the plungers, supporter and the First Responders.
Every year water rescue specialist from across the Commonwealth of Virginia and beyond provide mutual aid supporting Virginia Beach EMS-Fire-Police water rescue specialist and 2018 was no different.
This year, News Channel 3 recognized Virginia Beach EMS Marine Rescue Team Member Ben Dobrin withe the 2018, “People Taking Action” award for his volunteer service coordinating the VA Beach Polar Plunge Marine Rescue team response.
For the full story go to: VB EMS People Taking Action.
Did you know that all training to be a part of the Virginia Beach EMS Emergency Response Team is free, including the Marine Rescue Team?
To learn more go to Join-VBEMS.