Special Olympics Polar Plunge-A Splashing Success!

February 24, 2014
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Participants braved the freezing water on Saturday at the Polar Plunge.

Participants braved the freezing water on Saturday at the Polar Plunge. (Image: Dearborn County Register)

The 2014 Indiana Special Olympics Polar Plunge took place at The Versailles State Park Lake.  The preliminary totals of money raised is over $50,000.  The highest total raised in the seven year history of our area Polar Plunge.

Many awards were presented following The Polar Plunge.

Best Costume:  The Moores Hill Volunteer Fire Department.

Team With The Largest Group:  The Village Store-Oldenburg with 19 members who took the plunge.  Led by Tim Paul.

WRBI's Caz Burdette was freezing for a reason during the Polar Plunge.

WRBI’s Caz Burdette was freezing for a reason during the Polar Plunge. (Image: Dearborn County Register)

Most Money Raised By An Individual:  Owen Menchofer raising over $2,000.

Most Money Raised By A Team:  Area Knights of Columbus raising nearly $5,400.

Public Safety Challenge Award:  Moores Hill Fire Department’s Hot Chicks raising over $730.

Cool School Challenge Winner & Most Money Raised By A School:  South Ripley raising over $2,500.

A special award was presented to Bill McDonald of The Knights of Columbus for  Statewide Sponsorship of all 12 Statewide Polar Plunges.

The 7th annual event raised over $50,000. (Image: Dearborn County Register)

The 7th annual event raised over $50,000. (Image: Dearborn County Register)

WRBI’s Morning Show Co-Host, Caz Burdette, was also Freezin’ For A Reason and got into the cold water.

Country 103.9 WRBI is a proud Media Sponsor for Special Olympics and The Polar Plunge.

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