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Polar Pig raises $19,000 for hospice

February 4, 2013 in The Jamestown Sun

A beauty queen, a firefighter, superheroes, clowns, kids and a giant parrot all leaped into water on a snowy day to earn $19,000 for Jamestown Regional Medical Center’s hospice program Saturday in the Polar Pig Walk the Plank fund-raiser. Continue Reading

Extra cold: Lack of heated water makes Polar Pig Splash even colder

January 31, 2011 in The Jamestown Sun

<img src=”http://www.jamestownsun.com/media/full/jpg/2011/01/31/a1polarmaincolor.jpg” height=”200″ class=”alignleft size-full wp-image-498″ />When all the pledges are paid, the 16 doing the “Walk the Plank for Hospice” Saturday will have raised close to $11,000 for Jamestown Hospital’s program. At this point, it’s still hovering around $10,000, the same as last year.
The fifth year of the annual event brought more jumpers, more chili samplers and more supporters to Stutsman Harley-Davidson, the host site for the Polar Pig Splash. The splash is organized by members of the Harley Owners Group, led by Don Wegner, who plays master of ceremonies “Capt. Jack” and makes people walk the plank. <a href=”http://www.jamestownsun.com/event/article/id/128512/”>Continue Reading</a>