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2nd Annual Polar Bear Plunge at Lake Viking raises $15,723 for Special Olympics

Posted By Tammy Huffman On February 25, 2009 @ 2:30 pm In Headline News | No Comments

[1]The Second Annual Polar Bear Plunge on Feb. 21 at Lake Viking was a splashing success, raising $15,723 to date.

A total of 46 brave men and women from around the area donned costumes and swim-wear to take a chilly dip into the lake. Their "Reason for Freezin"?….the athletes of Special Olympics Missouri.

Online fund-raising is still ongoing. Organizers of the plunge exceeded their goal of $15,000 but still hope

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