Freezin' for a Reason and Taking the Plunge – the Penguin Plunge – for Special Olympics!

We're Freezin' For A Reason – for Special Olympics Connecticut!

Are you brave enough to dive into the chilly Connecticut water for the Penguin Plunge?

Join the NBC Connecticut "Paddling Peacocks" on Sunday, Jan. 24  at 10 a.m. at Winding Trails in Farmington and participate in the largest grassroots fundraiser to benefit Special Olympics Connecticut.

Grab a group of friends, put on your funniest costumes and join other “penguins” as you take the plunge to support over 14,000 Special Olympics Connecticut Athletes and partners!

Be sure to say hi to our brave NBC Connecticut team including Bob Maxon, Todd Piro, Heidi Voight, Ryan Hanrahan, Kaitlyn McGrath and Max Reiss who will be taking the plunge! Over 20 of our employees are plunging!

To join the fun, those who wish to jump must raise a minimum of $100 and must be at least 8 years old.

Can’t make it out that Sunday? Not a problem! Plunges take place throughout the winter season, from January through mid-March across Connecticut. For more information and registration, click here.

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