Fundraisers take the Plunge for Special Olympics

Monday, February 21, 2011 | 12:50 p.m. CST; updated 7:50 p.m. CST, Monday, February 21, 2011

COLUMBIA — The Polar Plunge is the unique fundraising tool of the Special Olympics in Columbia. Teams raise money to enter and are rewarded with the opportunity to plunge into cold, unwelcoming waters, complete with coordinated costumes.