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Saturday, February 20, 2010

Less Polar Weather Means That Polar Plunge Will Go On

336863_120113127b.jpgNow that we're all dug out of the snow, go taunt the wintry gods one last time by watching people jump into Lake Anne for the comparative warmth no good reason.

The "Virginia Polar Dip," which was canceled earlier this month due to polar weather, is now on for 2pm today at Lake Anne Village Center, benefitting Camp Sunshine, a retreat for children with life-threatening illnesses. If you're so inclined, please to be enjoying RA Director of Parks & Recreation Larry Butler's fundraising page, which states that he's "plunging so others don't have to." Okay then!


  1. I think the best part of this event is when the cold water rescue team goes in to break up the ice so that there is a place for the crazy folk to jump in, but it's also a great cause.

  2. 2pm? It's going to be a balmy 47 degrees then. Isn't that the kind of temps that have been KILLING the polar bears?

  3. I photographed the event and posted to Flickr.

  4. Wow, those are great photos and captions Imagidiem!!


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