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Taking the plunge
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Matthew Ritter, Cody Bodie and Brik Cash brave the cold to complete the Polar Bear Plunge, held Jan. 1 at the Retreat at Colonel Creek on Lake Wateree.
On Jan. 1, the Miss Lake Wateree Scholarship Organization hosted a Polar Bear Plunge at the Retreat at Colonel Creek on Lake Wateree. Participants plunged into the icy waters of Lake Wateree, competing for prizes such as biggest splash, best costumes and biggest charitable contribution. Plunges like this are now held throughout the United States to celebrate New Year’s Day and also to raise money for charity.