St. John Valley

Plourde adds $2,785 to the Knights of Columbus Polar Dip fundraiser

Mike Plourde, a member of the Fort Kent Knights of Columbus, shows off the pledges he has generated for the annual Polar Dip scheduled for May 6 at the Long Lake Sporting Club. Plourde is a regular and enthusiastic participant in the yearly plunge into Long Lake. As of March 30, Plourde had raised $2,785 which will combine with the funds that other participants raised. The Knights of Columbus donate the money from the Polar Dip to the Special Olympics. Mike explained that he has a deep commitment to the Special Olympics through his family. “My mom’s sister had Down Syndrome. Her name was Lucille Guerrette.”

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