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Penguin Plunge just around the corner!
February 13, 2017
By Michael Meier
Boundary County Public Information

You have the opportunity to support our Special Olympians by participating in the Penguin Plunge 2017.

For the seventh year, teams and Law Enforcement Officers will be “Taking the Plunge” by jumping into Kootenai River to raise funds for Idaho Special Olympics. It is fun and exciting with many participants in costume; imagine Halloween goes swimming with ices cubes.

Plungers and plunge teams collect pledges that help to raise money and awareness for Special Olympics, and without those funds Idaho Olympic Athletes would not have the opportunity for their special day.

All donations raised go to benefit Idaho Special Olympics.

The Plunge is on March 11th at the Search and Rescue/Waterways Building with registration at 11:00 am and the plunge starting at noon. Minimum age for the plunge is 14 years of age. All spectators are welcome!!!!

Judging for best costume, most team spirit, most donations, along with a special spectator’s choice award will be done with prizes in each category.

Photos of the Plunge will be available for viewing on a Flicker site for the world to enjoy.

Put your plunge team together, or jump alone. Get your pledges from those who won’t plunge and come join the fun and frolic. Warm food and beverage will be available after those chilling moments in the Kootenai River.

Please come join us and enjoy a day of Beach Boy music, interviews, costumes, laughter, and of course the jumpers. It can be very entertaining!
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