The New Bedford Police Union's Polar Plunge is less than two months away! The event benefits Special Olympics Massachusetts and will be held at East Beach in the South End. Officer Josh Fernandes is organizing the event. He visits WBSM's Townsquare Sunday this week to share details about the March 23 "Plunge," and how you can help make it a big success.

Townsquare Sunday with Jim Phillips can be heard each Sunday at 6 a.m. on WBSM 1420 and Townsquare Sunday is a weekly public affairs program highlighting non-profits and community organizations in the Greater New Bedford area.

If you have a public event, festival, or neighborhood activity you want to publicize, submit your information here. You can also send an e-mail to Jim Phillips at This program can also be heard by downloading the WBSM app.

With additional reporting by Victoria Bergeron

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