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Brave People Sought To Make The Annual Polar Plunge – Transylvania County, NC


Last updated 2/25/2020 at 8:50am

Feeling brave? Then, plunge into the cold waters of Lake Atagahi in Connestee Falls during the sixth annual Polar Plunge on Saturday, Feb. 29, for a good cause.

The Plunge is the annual fundraiser for the Transylvania County Special Olympics.

"We don't charge our athletes for anything when we go to state games in Raleigh in May, or our fall games, which are in Charlotte," said Eric Edwards, the Special Olympics' interim coordinator. "This fundraiser pays for uniforms, registration, hotel stay, equipment and food."

Registration for the Polar Plunge is free, Edwards said, and donations are...

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