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Polar Plunge 2014



Today's Hit Music 101.5 CIL-FM is a proud sponsor for Special Olympics Illinois and they are coming to the SIU Campus Lake on Saturday February 22nd! 

Plunge alone, with a team or make an online donation to support a plunger.

Our very own, Nina Blanco will be taking the plunge! Click here to donate to her team

Register or support a plunger at plungeillinois.com or call 618-457-2969






What is the Polar Plunge?

The Law Enforcement Torch Run Polar Plunge is a unique opportunity to support Special Olympics athletes by taking a flying leap – a leap into the frigid waters of an Illinois lake. 

Participants raise at least $75 in donations from friends, family and co-workers in exchange for jumping into the icy waters in the middle of winter.

Each plunger receives a Polar Plunge sweatshirt and entrance into a Post-Plunge Party, plus the chance to win additional prizes for raising more money.

All proceeds collected by plungers benefit Special Olympics Illinois athletes.

In 2013, more than $1.7 million was raised by more than 6,913 plungers. In 15 years, $10.2 million has been raised by more than 40,000 plungers! 

Attire: Anything but a wet suit. Shoes are recommended and costumes are encouraged. Don’t forget a towel with which to dry off! No head-first diving is allowed! 

In 2014, Polar Plunges will take place from Feb. 21 to March 23 in 20 different locations around the state! 

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Locations : Illinois
People : Nina Blanco
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