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Menomonie Polar Plunge for Special Olympics

Feb 9, 2013 11am Registration, Noon-2pm Plunging

Elk Point Resort, Colfax, just 6 miles past Jake's Supper Club
Winter's wackiest and most fun fundraiser! Join Special Olympics Wisconsin for the annual Polar Plunge at Elk Point Resort near Menomonie. Put a team of friends or coworkers together, jump into the icy waters of the lake and feel warm and fuzzy inside knowing you helped more than 1,000 local Special Olympics athletes.

Raise a minimum of $75 to Plunge and get the official long-sleeve Plunge shirt. The more money you raise, the better incentives you earn!

Register to take the Plunge today at It’s easy to sign up and start fundraising.

Also enjoy music, food specials and souvenirs in the heated entertainment tent and on-site bar. Check in begins at 11am and Plunging is from Noon-2pm.

Avoid long lines on Plunge day by going to the early check-in event on Friday, February 8 from 6-8pm at Elk Point Resort. At check-in , you will turn in your money and signed waiver, get your incentives, and pick a Plunge time.

The Plunge is the largest fundraiser of the year for the local Special Olympics program and it allows athletes to train and compete in sports year-round. Your 10 seconds of Freezin' for a Reason benefits athletes for a lifetime.
Karen Kraus