The 14th Annual Pocono Polar Bear Plunge will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 16 at Hennings Pond, Albrightsville.

Participants must preregister at Robert Christian's Restaurant, Route 940, Pocono Lake or by calling 570-646-6600 by Feb. 9. Participants must also sign a liability waiver. There is a fee.

Proceeds from the event will be donated to April Schaefer, who is fighting a serious illness. The goal is to raise $5,000 for the Schaefer family.

Each registered participant will receive a commemorative sweat shirt, food and beverages. Snacks and drinks will also be available for purchase by spectators.

Following the event, enthusiasts will gather at Robert Christians to see who will be crowned Ms. and Mr. Pocono Polar Bear.

For more information, call Bob Kasper at the above number or at 1-888-727-2985 or Robert Christian Restaurant at 570-646-0433.

No wetsuits are allowed.