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Polar Plunge Is Freezing Fun

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Ben Pena | 11 February, 2018, 21:47

Beaver Lake, Greenbrier, Blytheville all held Polar Plunge fundraisers Saturday (Feb. 10) morning.

"It's a great experience, not only for new people that want to try it out, but especially for people with disabilities", said costume contest judge Zach Herrmann.

"You know, helping out and making a difference is just what makes it go home for me", Herrmann said.

MI will be having 28 polar plunges in 2018. Afterward, they can unthaw in hot tubs and after changing clothes, enjoy a dinner hosted by Special Olympics athletes and their families. Dragos is also on the Special Olympics board, and WZZM is the media sponsor for the Polar Plunges.

Trump signs budget agreement, ending US govt shutdown
The shutdown happened even as a bipartisan spending bill that would have averted it awaited a vote in the Senate. The point, he explained to irritated colleagues, was to be a pain in the ass. "She negotiated the deal".

FARMERS BRANCH, Texas- As temperatures dropped, people in Farmers Branch jumped in a cold pool for a good cause. "We call it our party at the river because it is such a fun time".

Registration is taken at the event, which starts at 9:30 a.m. and the plunge starts at 11 a.m.

Special Olympics benefits more than 13,000 athletes. Incentives begin with $75 in donations. Prizes will be awarded for raising pledges and creativity.

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