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East Grand Rapids takes the plunge Feb. 15
East Grand Rapids takes the plunge Feb. 15

EAST GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.--- Hundreds of people are breaking out the bathing suits and costumes for one frigid dip into Reeds Lake this weekend.

The East Grand Rapids Polar Plunge is Saturday, Feb.15.  Registration will begin at 11 a.m. at East Grand Rapids Middle School, followed by a parade of costumes at 12:45 p.m.  The big plunge will happen immediately after the parade.  Participants can celebrate their feat with a Post Plunge Party at 1:45 p.m. at the middle school.  Awards will also be handed out.

The East Grand Rapids Polar Plunge is one of 30 such events statewide this year.  Proceeds from the event will go to Special Olympics Michigan, which supports more than 19,000 athletes.