- Published on Sunday, January 26 2014 8:59 AM
Written by Rhoda
Posted by Mark Ruda
Experience Polar Bear Plunge in Branson
This February, witness a different kind of activity – one that will not only give you the chills, but also one that will inspire you. When we say it will give you the chills, we mean it literally and figuratively. This event is called the Polar Bear Plunge, a charity event for the benefit of the local Special Olympics athletes.
The Polar Bear Plunge gives you the opportunity to experience some cold and have fun in the snow as you walk, run, or crawl in the freezing waters of winter. This event is specially designed to support the contenders of Branson is the Special Olympics. Let this event be your way of giving back to the special athletes of Branson. Not only will you have some fun with your family and friends by doing some crazy things in the snow, you also get to help out and touch other people’s lives. The money from this event goes to the funds for the training and competition expenses of the special athletes for the Special Olympics. These special athletes are kids and adults with intellectual disabilities.
This event is only one proof that Missouri lets you have the best of both worlds – being able to have fun and lend a helping hand. The Polar Bear Plunge is held in Table Rock Lake where the water is really chilly during the winter season. If you want to participate in this event, you have to be at least 10 years old. You also have to be able to raise a minimum of $75 per day. This event is also hosted by the Branson Police and the Missouri State Highway Patrol, and is a project of the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Missouri.
Since the Polar Bear Plunge is held in Table Rock Lake, why not stay in a place near Table Rock Lake, too? Imagine being home in just minutes after participating in the event. You can already get the rest and relaxation that you need after a long, tiring day. For the most convenient lodging place for your Branson winter getaway, choose Thousand Hills Golf Resort. Not only to do you stay close to all the happening in Branson, you also get to be in a place surrounded by the gifts of nature. Thousand Hills is situated in Highway 76 in downtown Missouri, which is also considered to be the entertainment district of Branson. Now, you don’t have to travel far to experience the famous live music shows, the best malls and restaurants, and the exciting and peaceful theme parks and nature parks which Branson is very proud of. You are also offered various lodging options in Thousand Hills – among these are the nightly rentals of log cabins, golf front condos, and lake front condos. The lake front condos are located near Table Rock Lake – really perfect for you not to miss out on the Polar Bear Plunge! Call Thousand Hills at 1-877-262-0430 now for reservations and inquiries.