Thank you for Pelican Plunge participation

info@islandpacket.comFebruary 11, 2013 

What a great turnout for the fifth annual Pelican Plunge. There were more than 400 plungers and almost 700 well-wishers. What a day.

Congratulations to the following for raising the most money in their category: Organization, Beaufort Shag Club, $685; business, Boondocks, $362; individual, Steve Leverton, $250; child, Isabelle Cuchinella, $222.

As of now, more than $4,000 has been raised, which is just enough to ensure that 32 third-, fifth- and seventh-grade classes scheduled in a Discover Carolina program can come at no charge for a day of hands-on learning at Hunting Island State Park.

Not into the "Plunge thing" but want to help create future stewards of our natural resources? You can contribute anytime through our website, Thanks again, Beaufort.

Denise Parsick, chairman Pelican Plunge Committee Friends of Hunting Island State Park Beaufort

The Island Packet is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere in the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

Commenting FAQs | Terms of Service