Effingham Polar Plunge
Take the Plunge
The Polar Plunge, presented by Law Enforcement Torch Run and GEICO, is a unique opportunity to support Special Olympics athletes by taking a flying leap – a leap into the frigid waters of Lake Sara. Participants must raise $75 in donations from friends, family and co-workers in exchange for jumping into the icy waters.
Plunger Incentive Prizes
Plungers will receive incentive prizes based on the amount of money they raise. By raising the minimum of $75, you’ll receive an official Plunge hooded sweatshirt and admission to the post-plunge party. Other prizes are awarded at the $250, $500 and $1,000 levels.
The additional incentive items are:
- $250 – Beach Towel
- $500 – Under Armour Backpack
- $1,000 – Embroidered Columbia 1/2 Zip Fleece
Plunge Day Information
Plunge registration will start at 11 am at Lake Sara, Effingham. The plunge begins at noon with the post plunge party taking place immediately afterwards at a location TBD. Lunch is free for Plungers and $7 for guests.
Attire: Anything but a wet suit; shoes are required; costumes encouraged.
All plungers must sign a waiver and plungers under the age of 18 MUST have a parent/guardian sign the waiver form.
For additional information visit our main plunge site at www.plungeillinois.com.
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