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Third annual 'polar plunge' set for Saturday

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A hearty disposition and dedication to a cause takes these individuals to the freezing waters of Sarg Hubbard Park pond. The annual Polar Plunge will be held at the Yakima park beginning at 9 a.m. this Saturday as a Yakima County Sheriff's Office fund-raiser for Special Olympics.

YAKIMA - Interested in taking the plunge for Special Olympics?

The Yakima County Sheriff's office is giving interested hearty types the opportunity to jump into a pond of freezing water Saturday, Feb. 21, at Sarg Hubbard Park in Yakima.

The third annual event is a kick-off fund-raiser for the YSO's 2004 Law Enforcement Torch Run, held in May as a benefit for Special Olympics.

The "Polar Plunge" begins at 9 a.m. with registration beginning at 8:30 a.m.

Those interested in helping to raise money for the event may call Stacee Brooks at (509) 574-2623 for more information.

Spectators are welcome to encourage the polar bear-types into the water.

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