Jennifer Vargas Saves a Life- Now That’s Bold


Now, that's Bold- Jennifer Vargas Saves a Life

From the Daily News– Our Backyard, Coney Island, was home to a ridiculously large lobster who was headed for the “hot seat” (otherwise known as a pot of hot water and buttery dipping sauce).

Instead, Jennifer Vargas decided to save its life. “This seemed like a [lousy] way to go,” Vargas said. “A lot of the customers were interested in him – the problem was they didn’t have a pot big enough.” The large lobster went on exhibit this week at the New York Aquarium, thanks to the seafood company worker who decided it was too big to serve. She found him the home at the New York Aquarium, run by the Wildlife Conservation Society, after her boss gave her the OK.

Aquarium Director Jon Dohlin say, “He radiates a certain charisma,” he said proudly, “a crustacean charisma.”

The lobster was caught weeks ago off the coast of Canada and sent in a 2-ton shipment to the New England Lobster Co. in San Francisco.


Author: csalute

Christopher Salute is a Professor and Asst. Dean at Long Island University. His top three specialties include organizational change, market research, and digital marketing. Salute spent his career in banking, advertising, and e-commerce, working with firms like Yahoo! Inc., eBay, and He has an earned Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology with Minors in Business, Writing, and Communications from Siena College. His MBA in Management was earned at Molloy College. Salute completed his Ph.D. in Applied Organizational Psychology at Hofstra University. Read more at

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