Tuesday, January 29, 2013
More than 20 officers took a dip in the chilly Chesapeake as part of the 17th annual Maryland State Police Polar Bear Plunge on Saturday.
Rockville city police took the plunge on Saturday. But it’s not too late to support their efforts to raise money for Special Olympics Maryland through the annual Maryland State Police Polar Bear Plunge. More than 20 of Rockville’s finest plunged into the cold waters of the Chesapeake Bay as temperatures hovered near freezing at Sandy Point State Park in Annapolis, according to a news release. Click the video above to watch the team take the plunge. The team raised more than $4,000 and has raised more than $18,000 in its four years of participation, the release said. As of Tuesday evening, K-9 Boomer has raised $2,410 through donations to his personal donations website. The team is still accepting donations. Click here to donate to Boomer’s…
Friday, December 7, 2012
City police will be ‘freezin’ for a reason’ with another dip in the Bay.
Rockville city police will take a chilly dip in the Chesapeake Bay again in January as the department participates in the 17th Annual Maryland State Police Polar Bear Plunge. The plunge, set for Jan. 26 at Sandy Point State Park in Annapolis, features thousands taking a dip to raise money for Special Olympics Maryland. Click on the video above, courtesy Rockville 11, for more on the department’s participation. You can help support Special Olympics by donating to the Rockville city police plunge team. Here’s how: Rockville city police went "all in" for last year's plunge, which raised more than $2.1 million. Click here to see video of members of the department taking the plunge. Click here for more information on the 2013 Polar Bear Plunge.
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
The 17th annual run into the chilly Chesapeake Bay will take place Jan. 26 at Sandy Point State Park in Annapolis.
Before you know it, 2013 will be here and so will the annual Maryland State Police Polar Bear Plunge. Each year, thousands take a quick dip in the Chesapeake Bay to raise funds for Special Olympics Maryland. The Plungefest, which is open to the public, is set for Jan. 26, at Sandy Point State Park. Frigid Friday for participating schools will take place the day before the Plungefest. Participants in the plunge must collect a minimum of $50 in pledges—and if they're younger than 18, they must have a parent or guardian's written consent. It's still early but more than $200,000 has already been raised for Special Olympics Maryland, according to the event's website, which also has a running countdown until the event. Click here to register …