Polar Plunge http://wkms.org en Cold Water Won’t Deter Polar Plunge Participants from Raising Special Olympics Funds http://wkms.org/post/cold-water-won-t-deter-polar-plunge-participants-raising-special-olympics-funds <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Kentucky Lake temperatures are at a chilly 37 degrees today as Polar Plunge participants prepare to jump in tomorrow to raise money for the Special Olympics. That’s ten degrees lower than the water temperature last year.</span></p><p> Fri, 14 Feb 2014 22:18:30 +0000 Whitney Jones 38704 at http://wkms.org Cold Water Won’t Deter Polar Plunge Participants from Raising Special Olympics Funds Western Kentuckians Polar Plunge for Special Olympics http://wkms.org/post/western-kentuckians-polar-plunge-special-olympics <p><em>Brrr!</em>&nbsp;Perhaps the chilliest fundraising event of the year, the Western Kentucky Plunge Polar Plunging pits brave Kentuckians against the icy waters of Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park to raise funds for the Special Olympics. The event, held this year on February 15, has grown to more than 500 participants and raising more than $100,000 each year. Kate Lochte speaks with coach and coordinator Laura Miller of Murray about the event.</p><p> Tue, 28 Jan 2014 21:39:07 +0000 Kate Lochte 38337 at http://wkms.org Western Kentuckians Polar Plunge for Special Olympics Western Kentucky Polar Plunge 2013 Set http://wkms.org/post/western-kentucky-polar-plunge-2013-set <p></p><p><em>Due to technical difficulties, we are not able to provide the audio from Friday's Special Olympics/Polar Plunge interview on Sounds Good. We apologize for the inconvenience. </em></p><p>The <a href="http://www.soky.org/westernkyplunge.htm#.UN3JXfLhd8E">2013 Western Kentucky Polar Plunge</a> is set for February 16, at Kentucky Dam Village. The event is the major annual fundraiser for Special Olympics Kentucky, with several plunges held across the state.</p><p>And, yes, it’s what it sounds like: A group of silly, happy people jumping in to freezing cold water for <a href="http://soky.kintera.org/faf/home/default.asp?ievent=1049199">a good cause.</a> Murray-Calloway Special Olympics Coordinator Laura Miller, and Coach Chuck Williams joined Angela Hatton at WKMS's studios to talk about the plunge and Special Olympics. Fri, 28 Dec 2012 19:02:40 +0000 Angela Hatton 26185 at http://wkms.org Western Kentucky Polar Plunge 2013 Set