***FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE***
Monday, February 13th
CONTACT: Melissa Maltese (EW Parks and Rec.) 860-627-6662
Cliff Nelson~~ (860)878-9537
It was announced today that Cliff Nelson Motor Sports will be this year’s major sponsor of the East Windsor Panther Plunge, a fundraising effort to help the East Windsor Fuel Bank during the home heating season.~ This year’s event will be the third annual Panther Plunge, having raised thousands of dollars in the first two years.~ Cliff Nelson Motor Sports has a long tradition of being active in community and charitable events.
“I am honored to be a part of such a great cause.~ Everyone is well aware of how hard the economy has hit so many of our friends and neighbors, and we are very happy to be able to lend a hand in some way to help those who are really struggling to make ends meet,” said Cliff Nelson, the principle owner of Cliff Nelson Sports.
Nelson continued, “I can’t say enough about the effort that so many people put in to organize the event, and to participate, and we are happy to lend a hand to make this year’s event another great success”
East Windsor First Selectman Denise Menard said “It’s volunteers like Cliff Nelson Motor Sports and the many people going for a very cold swim on a cold day that make East Windsor the great community that it is.~ This is a great event to help our less fortunate”
This year’s Panther Plunge will take place at the East Windsor Reservoir on Saturday, March 17th at 1:00 p.m.~ For further information or to sign up to take the plunge, please contact the East Windsor Parks and Recreation Department at 860-627-6662