About 200 jumpers take the plunge in Alexandria, raising more than $66,000 for Special Olympics MN w/videos
The annual event took place on Lake L'Homme Dieu Saturday, Feb. 25, in front of Zorbaz and Lure Lakebar.
ALEXANDRIA — The sun was shining and the temperature was around 15 degrees during the 17th annual Alexandria Polar Plunge.
The annual event, which raises money for Special Olympics Minnesota, took place in front of Lure Lakebar and Zorbaz on Lake L'Homme Dieu Saturday, Feb. 25.
An estimated 200 jumpers took part in this year's event, according to the Alexandria Polar Plunge website. As of Saturday afternoon, teams raised more than $66,000. One of the organizers, Keith Melrose, will have official totals later this week.
The plunge will take place on Lake L'Homme Dieu in front of Zorbaz and Lure Lakebar.
Watch for more information and photos in both the Wednesday, March 1 and Friday, March 3 Echo Press.