Beaver Lake Polar Plunge

You'd be well-advised to dress lightly for the Polar Plunge

It was all part of the Lake City Polar Plunge, benefiting Special Olympics Michigan. After the run, participants got to cool down even more with the Polar Plunge. "I have an older brother that has a disability so it's awesome to be out here and support the cause". People can begin fundraising now to take a dip in the North Platte River to benefit Special Olympics on February 24.

"We encourage teams, costumes and silliness", Overman said.

Junior lacrosse player Jess Lyons commented on the collective passion that all of Catholic Athletics shows for events like the plunge. SAAC, the student-run organization that serves as liaison between the university's athletic department and its athletes, coordinates a number of community service related events each year.

Rachel Pate took part in the Polar Plunge.

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"We have a lot of special Olympic athletes that come into the studio", said participant Jamie Lesowske.

Saturday's plunge was supported by the Wertz Warriors and was one of 28 plunges in the state.

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