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Results from the 2014 Lincoln Polar Plunge

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[March 25, 2014]  Below is a special note from Joanie Keyes, Area 10 Special Olympics director, along with the results from the Polar Plunge on Saturday at Lincoln Lakes:


"On behalf of all the Special Olympic Athletes, Parents and Coaches I would like to express my sincere thanks for the COOL way the 2014 Polar Plunge Participants contributed to this event!! We had 197 plungers and raised over $33,000!! It takes a team of volunteers and sponsors to make this event a success and Special Olympics would like to thank everyone that helped to make this event happen!"

Prize winners for the 2014 Lincoln Polar Plunge:

  • Team that raised the most money, up to 5 participants: The Christian Village Angels, $375

  • Team that raised the most money, 6-14 participants: Pulaski Plungers, $1,359

  • Team that raised the most money, 15-plus participants: Team Lexi, $8,274

  • Teams that recruited the most plungers: Team Lexi, 57; Lynx Won't Synk, 35; LJHS, 26

  • Individuals who raised the most money: Julie Bradford, $1,550; Paula Coffey, $1,460; Julia Hutton, $1,397

  • Best Costume, individual: Santa Claus

  • Best Costume, team: Minions-Lynx Won't Synk, Lincoln College

  • Honorary Plunger for 2015 Polar Plunge: Team Lexie

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Teams and amounts raised:

  • Team Curry: $4,095.70

  • LJHS: $3,088.82

  • Monsanto: $2,600

  • Lynx Won't Synk: $2,321

  • Midwest Central Student Council: $1,818

  • Wal-Mart Super Heroes: $1,505

  • Pulaski Plungers: $1,359

  • Chester-East Plungers: $860

  • Sudzey Sponges: $595

  • Purple & Gold with some Wildcats: $480

  • The Christian Village Angels: $375

  • Shock and Thaw: $295

  • Lincoln Community High School: $275 (still collecting)

  • Sparked Out: $150

Ms. Keyes says to save the date for the 2015 Lincoln Polar Plunge: Saturday, March 21.

[Information from Joanie Keyes, Area 10 Special Olympics director]

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