It’s about freezin’ for a reason. Pounds Hollow Recreation Area will be the chilly site for the Shawnee Polar Plunge into Pounds Hollow Lake to support the Friends of the Shawnee National Forest and the Equality Fire Department.
Registration can be made online at https://go.illinois.edu/2ndAnnualPolarPlunge. Onsite check-in will begin at 1:30 p.m. The plunge starts approximately at 3 p.m.
Participants are encouraged to gather pledges family and friends. After collecting, pledges participants donate the pledged money to Friends of the Shawnee Forest. Visit
https://www.shawneefriends.org/ and click on the Polar Plunge button or use this link: https://friends-of-the-shawnee.square.site/product/shawneepolarplunge/165?cs=true&cst=custom