11th Annual Polar Dip Set to Make a Splash Next Month 

Some folks plan to make a splash in the ocean off Maine next month.The 11th Annual Polar Dip for the Ronald McDonald House is set for Friday, February 4th.On Tuesday, students from the Washington County Community Center announced that this year’s theme is “Support our Troops.”All money raised goes to the Ronald McDonald House.Organizer Janice Rice is looking for swimmers, you don’t have to stay in the water long.”I’m hoping for about 200 people jumping in the Atlantic Ocean in at least zero degree weather it takes about 10 seconds, you’re in, you’re out, you’re changed, it’s just a fun time,” she said.The Ronald McDonald House of Bangor serves as a home away from home for 450 families of ailing children receiving medical treatment each year.