Hickory – Want to get a warm fuzzy from something extremely cold? Come join us at the 13th Annual Polar Plunge!

The Hickory Police Department will be hosting the 13th Annual Polar Plunge on Saturday, February 24, 2018 to benefit the Special Olympics of North Carolina. The event will be held at the Wittenburg Wildlife Access on Lake Hickory. Registration will begin at 11:00am with the actual plunge being at 1:00pm. A minimum donations required to participate: $50.00 regular; $25,00 student; $150 family maximum (immediate family only). All plungers will receive a free Polar Plunge t-shirt. (Spectators can purchase t-shirts the day of the event.) To pre-register, contact Chrystal Dieter at [email protected]/828-261-2642.

Register or donate at this link: https://give.classy.org/HickoryPolarPlunge

Warm campers will be available for changing clothes and coffee, hot chocolate, doughnuts will be offered as well for plungers. DJ Ryan Carswell will provide entertainment for the day.

Special thanks to our local businesses and organizations for their assistance in making this event a success: Krispy Kreme, Lake Hickory Scuba Center, Sunrise Camping Center, Sunbelt Rentals, DJ Ryan Carswell, Valley Rentals, Hickory Crawdads, Texas Roadhouse, Push America (Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity of Lenoir Rhyne University) Elk’s Lodge, Sheetz, Lamar Advertising and Cosmo Motors.

Follow our event on the Hickory Police Department Facebook page for more details as they become available. www.facebook.com/HickoryPoliceDepartment/