Late notice that there would be no hot tubs awaiting participants did not hamper turnout at the Rotary Club’s fifth annual Winter Plunge Feb. 22 on Forest Lake. More than 700 registered to plunge, representing 70 teams.
The Forest Lake Rotary Club’s Winter Plunge will reach two milestones on Saturday: five years, and $500,000 raised for local nonprofit causes. Those lofty achievements were not foreseen in the summer of 2009 when Blake Roberts, then the club’s president, first brought the idea to the local Rotarians.
Rotary Club’s Winter Plunge set for Saturday One of the biggest fundraisers in the area will cap FLake Festival this Saturday, as the Forest Lake Rotary Club’s Winter Plunge will heat up chilly waters. The fourth-annual event is expected to bring over 700 brave participants to Lakeside Memorial Park. It may also bring a number [...]