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Kari Lucin / Sun file photo Dennis Sand, also known as “Fluffy the Parrot,” cannonballs into the water at Stutsman Harley-Davidson, as part of the Polar Pig — Walk the Plank fundraiser in this February 2013 file photo.

Plungin’ into philanthropy: Polar Pig returns Saturday with funds raised going to hospice

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Taking a dip in an outdoor pool on Feb. 1 might be crazy, but if so, those leaping into the water Saturday at the Polar Pig —Walk the Plank fundraiser are crazy for a cause.


That cause is the Jamestown Regional Medical Center’s hospice program, and in the last seven years, the event has raised more than $84,000.

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Kari Lucin
Kari Lucin joined the Grand Forks Herald as a multimedia producer in August 2014. Previously, she worked for a few years at the Jamestown Sun in Jamestown, N.D., as a staff writer, and prior to that, for about six years as staff writer and later online content coordinator, at the Daily Globe in Worthington, Minn. A graduate of Jackson County Central High School and Augsburg College, she has a bachelor's degree in philosophy and English. Find more of her writing at her blog, Oh Look, a Shiny Thing! or on Twitter at @karilucin.
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