On Saturday, Feb. 11 the Northshore Wranglers will take “The Plunge” to raise money and support for Special Olympics Washington. Wrangler members will be collecting “pledges” from people and then plunging into the cold winter waters at South Lake Union Park in Seattle.
Check in starts at 10 a.m. at 1000 Westlake Avenue North, with a costume contest at 11:30 a.m. and the plunge into Lake Union at noon, according to Cole Caplan, Northshore Wranglers coach. To join may join or make a donation to the Northshore Wranglers Team, check the website here.
The Polar Plunge is an annual event sponsored by Special Olympics Washington, an international competitive sports organization for people with intellectual disabilities. The Northshore Wranglers “Team Wranglers giving back to community campaign” helps to raise money for and awareness of other non-profits in the Northshore community, according to Caplan.
The Northshore Wranglers is a non-profit Special Recreation and Services Program serving individuals of all ages with intellectual, cognitive and developmental disabilities. Part of the Northshore Health & Wellness Center in Bothell, the Wranglers serves the cities of Bothell, Woodinville and Kenmore, as well as surrounding communities. For complete event details visit the Northshore Wranglers website at www.northshorewranglers.org.