Penguin Plunge for the Special Olympics of Vermont

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Think you’ve experienced cold? Unless you’ve jumped into a hole cut in a frozen pond, I’m sure the participants of the Penguin Plunge would think otherwise!

The Penguin Plunge is a unique fundraiser that benefits the Special Olympics of Vermont. The North Bennington event was the first of three icy events that are held throughout VT. In coming weeks there will be additional events in Burlington, and Newport.

Safety and support for the event was provided by the North Bennington Fire Department who’s trained Cold Water Support Team, entertained onlookers before the event began with acrobatic dives into the frigid waters.

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