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Going Public: 16th Annual Polar Plunge Rescheduled for February 25

Special Olympics Missouri

***Due to weather, the Cape Girardeau Polar Plunge and Polar Bear Strut scheduled for Saturday have been postponed until Saturday, February 25, 2023. The new times/dates are listed below. If you are unable to attend due to the date change, please email Penny Williams to make arrangements to get your Plunge shirt and turn in any additional funds raised.***

Pre-registration – Friday, February 24, 2023 from 3 – 6 p.m. at the Osage Centre.

Polar Bear Strut
February 25, 2023 at Cape County Park
Registration opens at 8:15 a.m.
Strut begins at 9 a.m.

Polar Plunge
February 25, 2023 at Cape County Park
Registration opens at noon
Opening Ceremony and Plunge at 2 p.m.

Special Olympics Missouri will host their annual Polar Plunge fundraising event on February 4.

This “unbearable” event is a unique opportunity to show your bravery as you plunge into frigid winter waters. Proceeds will benefit Special Olympics Missouri which works to provide year-round sports and training opportunities for individuals with intellectual disabilities.

The 2023 Cape Girardeau Polar Plunge will take place from 2 p.m. on February 4 at Cape County Park North.

KRCU spoke with Plunge Director Penny Williams to learn more.

Dan is a 1994 graduate of Southeast Missouri State University. He majored in radio and minored in political science. He spent three of his four years at Southeast working as a student announcer at KRCU – the beginning of his radio career.