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Polar Plunge for Special Olympics

Friday, February 10 and Saturday, February 11, 2017

Time: 1:30 pm

Location: Foster Arend Beach, East River Road, Rochester MN

Sponsor: Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics

Proceeds benefit: Special Olympics Minnesota and Special Olympics Rochester Area

Firs,t the “”To Cool for School Plunge””  the time frames are 10:00 am – 1:00 pm but schools from throughout SE Minnesota will be encouraged to plunge during the noon hour on Friday, February 10.  Sr. High students will sign up to plunge representing their school and be treated like Kings and Queens at the Plunge site!

Secondly, the “Super Plunge” will begin again at 3:00 pm on Friday, February 10 with Super Plungers raising $3,000 minimum and plunging 24 times in 24 hours with their final plunge on Saturday February 11 at 1:30 pm.

Finally, the main “Polar Plunge” will kick off with the Opening Ceremonies at 1:15 pm where Special Olympics Athletes from the Rochester Flyers Special Olympics team will greet the plungers and spectators. The plunging will begin at 1:30 pm with the final plunge of the Super Plungers followed by over 1,000 plungers throughout SE Minnesota raising money for Special Olympics!

Cost: Each plunger must raise a minimum of $75.

Contact: Sheriff Kevin Torgerson, 507-273-5224, torgerson.kevin@co.olmsted.mn.us

Website & registration:

http://www.plungemn.org/events/rochester

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