2015 Special Olympics of Vermont Penguin Plunge (Bennington, VT)

2015 Special Olympics of Vermont Penguin Plunge (Bennington, VT)

With plunge time temperatures hovering in the low single digits, FAHRENHEIT, brave plungers once again took to the icy water of Lake Paran in North Bennington, Vermont on January 31 to raise funds for the┬áSpecial Olympics of Vermont. The North Bennington event is┬áthe first of three freezing events that are held throughout VT. Once again, safety and support for the event was provided by the North Bennington Fire Department Cold Water Support Team.  

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Penguin Plunge for the Special Olympics of Vermont

Penguin Plunge for the Special Olympics of Vermont

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…

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