Jumping in for a good cause

Matt Asche, Cedar Rapids High School principal, donned a cheerleader uniform for his jump into the Cedar River.Polar Bear Dip was successful 

Despite temperatures in the 20s and a chilly wind from the northwest, a total of 38 people plunged into the icy Cedar River at Mel’s Landing in Cedar Rapids last Saturday, Feb. 21.

The fifth annual Toma Rutten “Polar Bear Dip” and other events on Saturday raised $3,000 for special causes in the Cedar Rapids area, according to organizer Cyndi Greger.

(Photo courtesy of Henry Weare, Cedar Rapids Press)

Complete details in this week’s Albion News Print Edition.