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Lauren Bishop WCU Purple Plungers' Fundraiser:

5th Annual Polar Plunge Benefit-t-t-ting Kids in the Creek & Environmental Education

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BENEFITING: Haywood Waterways Association Inc

ORGANIZER: Haywood Waterways Association Inc

EVENT DATE: Feb 04, 2017

Lauren Bishop WCU Purple Plungers

THE STORY:

Haywood Waterways Association Inc wrote -

Haywood Waterways and Lake Junaluska Assembly are hosting the "5th Annual Polar Plunge Benefit-t-t-ting Kids in the Creek and Environmental Education" on "Super Bowl" Saturday, February 4, 2017. The Plunge will be at the Lake Junaluska Assembly beach (11 Memory Lane, Lake Junaluska, by the pool); registration begins at 10:00 am and festivities start at 11:30.

There will be great prizes for the top 3: Individual Fundraisers, School Team Fundraisers, Community Team Fundraisers, and Best Costumes. All Plungers receive a FREE t-shirt to commemorate their courage. All Plungers and spectators get a FREE lunch and a chance to win one of many great door prizes.

We are seeking as many valiant souls as possible to brave the frigid waters of Lake Junaluska and help raise money for our premier education event, one that teachers call “extremely valuable for teaching about water quality” and students call “cool”. We’ll save you the long details but we do have data that demonstrate Kids in the Creek is a very effective tool for increasing knowledge about water and bringing out environmentally-responsible behaviors in the kids.

Come join us so you can say you plunged in Lake Junaluska in the middle of winter. The depth of plunge is a personal choice - from a dip of the toe to a full immersion jump off the dock. All ages welcome, though kids should definitely get parent’s permission (parents are going to have to sign the liability waiver anyway). Shorts and shoes are mandatory, costumes are encouraged.

The cost is $25 or FREE by raising sponsorships ($10 for under age 18). Register by "Joining the Team" here on Crowdrise, then "Donate" your $25/$10 (all donations are tax deductible), or better yet, send the link to all your family, friends, coworkers, and anyone else you can think of to sponsor you ($1, $5, $25, everything counts) and have a chance for one of the top fundraiser prizes.

Want to support the cause off-line? Contact Haywood Waterways for a paper copy of the "Sponsorship, Donation, and Registration Packet" (828-476-4667, info@haywoodwaterways.org).

The Assembly will have bonfires going to help folks warm up as well as indoor changing and eating facilities. Since it is a "Polar" Plunge, the event will happen rain or shine!

Haywood Waterways Association is a 501(c)(3) not for profit organization. All donations are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law (Tax ID: 56-2108874). Financial information and a copy of our license is available from the State Solicitation Licensing Branch at 919-807-2214; the license is not an endorsement by the State.

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$500

MONEY RAISED
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  • Larry & Kelly Rice

     

  • Mike Gillespie, DDS

    $100

  • Jay Gerlach

    $20

  • Brooke Parrott - Beverly Hanks Realtors

    $100

  • Forest Land Mgmt & Mapping Services

    $100

  • Lorna P Sterling

    $50

  • Martha Ray

    $50

  • N Rupp

    $25

  • Andy & Carolyn DeGrove

    $20

  • Grandma & Popi Bishop

    $25

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100% Raised of $500 Goal

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The Team: $22,845 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Haywood Waterways Association Inc

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$3,690

 

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Bill Eaker

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$2,340

 

156% Raised of $1,500 Goal

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Don Ebaugh

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$1,570

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Shining Rock Classical Academy

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$1,135

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Yvonne Kolomechuk

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Donor Comments

Grandma & Popi Bishop

Grandma & Popi Bishop

DONATION: $25

8 months ago

Andy & Carolyn DeGrove

Andy & Carolyn DeGrove

DONATION: $20

8 months ago

N Rupp

N Rupp

DONATION: $25

Thank you for all that you do for educating your community <3 8 months ago

Martha Ray

Martha Ray

DONATION: $50

8 months ago

Lorna P Sterling

Lorna P Sterling

DONATION: $50

In memory of Peter 8 months ago

Brooke Parrott - Beverly Hanks Realtors

Brooke Parrott - Beverly Hanks Realtors

DONATION: $100

8 months ago

Forest Land Mgmt & Mapping Services

Forest Land Mgmt & Mapping Services

DONATION: $100

8 months ago

Jay Gerlach

Jay Gerlach

DONATION: $20

8 months ago

Mike Gillespie, DDS

Mike Gillespie, DDS

DONATION: $100

9 months ago

Larry & Kelly Rice

Larry & Kelly Rice

9 months ago