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WERDCC hippies take the plunge

Posted on Tuesday, March 13, 2012 at 9:46 pm

WERDCC members who participated in the Polar Plunge.

A record setting 165 people took part in the Special Olympics Polar Bear Plunge on February 18 at Kiwanis Park in Mexico. The team from WERDCC in Vandalia braved the 38-degree water temperature and 42-degree temperature out of the water after raising $825. WERDCC’s “Hippy Hippers” with their van before the plunge. Members participating were Bobbi Calkins, Terri Eastwood, Lara Fischer, Kala Gollaher, Amy Kuda, Barb Straube, Anne Trowbridge, and Wendy Walker.