Polar Pig fundraiser could see most participants everThe Polar Pig — Walk the Plank fundraiser for the Jamestown Regional Medical Center’s Hospice program could see its most participants ever on Saturday.
By: By Chris Olson, The Jamestown Sun, The Jamestown Sun
The Polar Pig — Walk the Plank fundraiser for the Jamestown Regional Medical Center’s Hospice program could see its most participants ever on Saturday.
The event starts with a silent auction at 9 a.m., a chili cook-off starting at 10:30 a.m. and the plank-walk proceeds at noon, with registration at 11 a.m. on Saturday at Stutsman Harley-Davidson, 2501 Third Ave. SW, Jamestown. All proceeds from the event go to the JRMC Hospice program
Don Wegner, main organizer for the annual event, said there could be 20 teams taking part in the fundraiser.
Participants will jump into an 800-gallon tank of warm water. Prizes will be awarded for team spirit, best splash and wildest costume.
The silent auction will include a 1997 Pontiac Grand Prix donated by Don Wilhelm, owner of the Wilhelm Chevrolet, Buick and GMC dealership in Jamestown.
“This is a big-ticket item that should bring in more money for the Hospice program,” Wegner said.
For more information about Walk the Plank call Wegner at 701-320-7866. George Quigley is organizing the chili cook-off and may be reached at 701-320-5355.
Sun reporter Chris Olson can be reached at 701-952-8454 or by email at email@example.com