PENGUIN PLUNGE ATTRACTS RECORD NUMBER OF 'PLUNGERS' PDF Print
Saturday, 02 March 2013 09:49

It was a snowy 31 degrees Saturday morning at the Glasgow National Guard Armory when a record number of participants gathered to jump into the chilling waters to raise money for Junior Achievement.

Money’s being raised to help continue the efforts of the organization were raised by a number of groups and individuals who braved the cold.  Even though it was already 31 degrees, workers added bags of ice just before jump time to make sure the water remained cold.  Awards were given out to Employees of the Barren County Jail who raised the most money, had the most number of plungers and who had the ‘grand penguin’, oldest plunger in Lloyd Bean.  Annette Ramsey of Citizens First Bank won the costume contest, Wes Mouser of U.S. Bank raised the most money as an individual and East Barren Fire Department won the People’s Choice award.

WCLU's Ryan Metzger (above) was one of a record number of "Plungers" in the 8th annual Penguin Plunge

 

This is National Public Safety Telecommunications Week- Today we are patting on the back the “Unseen First Responders”. Beverly Harbison and employees- Julie Greer, April Dunbar, Dennis Hatcher, Laura Lee Williams, Amy Houchin, Colleen Hamilton, Schelly Vance, Pan Lyons, Jim Spears, Lisa Shirley, Teresa Bull, Alison Burton, Matthew Vaughn, Bill Ekhardt, Bill Shoopman, Kathy Tyree, Joe Perry, Joann Eaton.

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