Date(s): Mar 1, 2014
The idea of dipping into Pelican Lake sounds inviting most days, but when the top layer of ice has to be removed first – not so much.
There are 430 Special Olympic athletes who participate in Area 5, which covers Aitkin, Cass, Crow Wing, Morrison, Todd and Wadena counties.
Special Olympics athletes compete in five different sports, including basketball, aquatics, track and field, bowling and unified bowling.
Funds raised at the Polar Bear Plunge event in Breezy Point will go to Special Olympics Minnesota to help pay for athletic uniforms and for athletes to compete in Special Olympic events.