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Sign Up Now for the Polar Bear Plunge [Video]

How's that for an action shot?  Just a fraction of a second after hovering above the Hines Center Lake, we were swimming in it.  And a fraction of a second after this pic was taken,  I  was swearing like Andrew Dice Clay.  And, you know what?  I'm ready to do it all over again.  The freezing AND the swearing.  LOL!  The 2014 Polar Bear Plunge is coming up Saturday, February 8th at The Hines Center in Philpot and we are looking for folks to join us in raising money for Special Olympics Kentucky.

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The 2014 Polar Bear Plunge Set for Saturday, February 8th at The Hines Center

It's that time again.  And, yes!  Here at WBKR, we are going to be Freezin' for a Reason at the 2014 Polar Bear Plunge.  It's Saturday, February 8th at The Hines Center in Philpot and we'll be among the hundreds of folks who suck it up, throw caution to the shrinkage-inducing wind and jump into the icy cold waters of The Hines Center lake.  Here are some video highlights from last year's Plunge!

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Kizzy Takes the Polar Bear Plunge for Special Olympics [Video]

This is HILARIOUS!!  Saturday marked the 2013 Polar Bear Plunge at The Hines Center in Philpot and 200 plungers showed up to jump in the chilly, 22 degree waters of the Hines Center lake.  Among them was Kizzy, who joined WBKR's team, Jimmy Parrot's Plungers.  The cameras were rolling as Kizzy, decked out in a scuba suit, arm puffers and Korger bags, walked out onto the dock to prepare for her plunge.  WATCH!

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The Polar Bear Plunge costume contest! (Facebook)
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The 2013 Polar Bear Plunge is Coming! [Video]

I have said it multiple times before . . . jumping into a freezing-cold lake is the single WORST idea in history and the single-worst way to raise money for a charity.  LOL!  But, you know what!  We're doing it anyway and we are going to have a blast.  :)

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Kizzy To Take the Polar Bear Plunge for Special Olympics! [Audio]

I have been trying to get her to take the plunge for years!  And now, finally, Kizzy has agreed to help WBKR raise money for Special Olympics Kentucky by taking the 2013 Polar Bear Plunge!  It's Saturday, February 9th at The Hines Center in Philpot and, as Kizzy explains, it's going to be COLD!!  Listen . . .

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The 2013 Polar Bear Plunge is Coming! [Video]

I have said it multiple times before . . . jumping into a freezing-cold lake is the single WORST idea in history and the single-worst way to raise money for a charity.  LOL!  But, you know what!  We're doing it anyway and we are going to have a blast.  :)  The 2013 Polar Bear Plunge is coming up Saturday, February 9th at The Hines Center in Owensboro and we are truly going to be "freezin' for a reason."  All proceeds from the Plunge benefit Special Olympics Kentucky.  Wanna know how crazy this event is?  Check out video from last year's Plunge when Jaclyn, Erin Grant and I took it with a couple of brave WBKR listeners!

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Apollo High to host Special Olympics Tomorrow

Obbie Todd and Sam Rutland visited the WBKR Waking Crew show earlier this week and told us about the big Special Olympics event scheduled for tomorrow at Apollo.

It's a Special Olympics weightlifting competition that starts at 9:30 a.m. tomorrow morning. The school is located at 2280 Tamarack Road.

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WBKR Takes the Polar Bear Plunge [Video]

The Polar Bear Plunge was Saturday morning at The Hines Center in Philpot.  And, for the second consecutive year, record crowds and participants turned out to raise money for and support Special Olympics Kentucky!  233 plungers walked the plank at the Hines Center lake and plunged into the chilly waters and, in doing so, they raised $55,000 . . . an all-time record for Owensboro's event.  As you know, Jaclyn and I encouraged listeners (and a couple of fellow deejays) to join us in the effort.  And, yep!!  We've got video!!

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Take The Polar Bear Plunge With Chad & Jaclyn!

Picture it!  The Hines Center in Philpot.  Saturday, February 18th.  It's freezing a#$ cold outside and you're standing on the dock of The Hines Center lake and hundreds of people are chanting, encouraging you to jump in the freezing cold water that, quite possibly, has big chunks of ice in it.  And by "big chunks of ice" I mean the kind that sank the Titanic!  And, yet, there you are . . . standing next to Jaclyn Graves and me . . . and we're about to take the Polar Bear Plunge!  It's an absolutely AWFUL way to raise money for charity, but, goshdarnit, we're gonna do it!  And WE WANT YOU to do it with us!!

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THE 2011 POLAR BEAR PLUNGE
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Freezin’ For A Reason

The 2011 Polar Bear Plunge is Saturday, February 5th at The Hines Center in Philpot!  And, basically, we want you to go jump in a lake!  Literally!

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