Frezzin  for a Reason” Our 15th year of the Great Polar Bear Plunge does have special moments of true  meaning. Doc” Russ Calemmo along with Vicki Littman Chairman of the East Hampton Food Pantry proudly presents Mayor Paul F. Rickenbach Jr. (plunges every year) Mayor of the East Hampton Village with a plaque in his honor on this special day. Their is so much to say about this fine humble man as to his value to the East Hampton Food Pantry and the residents of East Hampton, if there be a list I bet  you could never find it’s end. So want to know what it says on that most beautiful plaque so shinny?


Presented to Mayor Paul F. Rickenbach Jr.

It is with most sincerity that we at the East Hampton Food Pantry, congratulate and thank you for your years of service in our beautiful village. Your dedication and integrity certainly have put a touch on its growth and a far better way of life in one of the most unique area’s in Long Island. Your belief in serving others has shined every day including our East Hampton Food Pantry. Because of good will and your staff, we have accomplished many things in feeding the hungry. Your open helping hand gives us all here at the East Hampton Food Pantry the true meaning of value and service to our community.