Alumni Society’s Winter Plunge Earns Alumni Association Award
The Penn State Altoona Alumni Society’s Winter Plunge has been selected for a prestigious Penn State Alumni Association award in the New/Innovative Event or Program category of the 2013 Volunteer Awards Program. The Alumni Association’s Alumni Council Awards Committee administers the awards program.
Award recipients in all categories will be honored at the Volunteer Awards Recognition Dinner on November 1, 2013, at the University Park campus.
Approximately eighty-five Penn State Altoona students, faculty, staff, alumni, and friends plunged into the waters of Canoe Creek State Park on January 27, 2013, in support of a philanthropic event that benefited the Alumni Society’s scholarship program and Penn State Altoona Benefitting THON. Sheetz, Inc. was the title sponsor of the event. Net proceeds from pledges and sponsorships totaled over $12,000.