The Hons Take the Plunge!

The 2009 Polar Bear Plunge was a complete success- with 11,000 plungers and almost three million dollars donated, it was a chilly and fun day!

Participants took a quick dip in the Chesapeake Bay to raise funds for Special Olympics Maryland, the state’s largest year-round organization devoted to sports training and competition for children and adults with intellectual disabilities.

I want to first thank Jaime for hooking me up with the Plunging Hons. She wasn’t able to photograph it this year, and asked me if I’d want to- I said OF COURSE! 🙂 It was a total blast! And sooooo cold! For awhile I couldn’t feel my toes!

Secondly I want to thank Kate Callahan who put the Plunging Hons team together. You helped raise a lot of money for Special Olympics and also helped a lot of people have a lot of fun on a cold Saturday in January.

Check out these photos!  And if you want to see ALL of them- go to my Pictage page HERE.  I will donate all proceeds from the photos to Special Olympics Maryland!

11,000 people! Plunging into the Chesapeake! Insane!

One of the hons (Heidi!) *won* the Plunge Pageant and won a free Carnival cruise!

Everyone! What a team! 🙂

The Plunge- a chilly 32 degrees!

Our group! I was wearing rubber boots and standing in the water to get this shot!

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