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Jumpers ready

Cancer support fundraiser is 30 years old

 

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Jumper in breast costume makes the plunge.

Saturday's Polar Bear Jumpoff may be one of the warmest on record for the fundraiser's 30th year. Jumpers who have collected pledges are set to leap, in crazy costumes, into Seward's Small Boat Harbor at 12:30 p.m. Saturday to raise money for the American Cancer Society and Children with Cancer on he Kenai Peninsula. But the family fun goes on all weekend.

All the events in the three-day festival raise funds for groups that support cancer research or support those who suffer from the disease.

Friday night's auction at Tony's Bar usually raises the second highest amount of money of the weekend.

The entertainment and awards ceremony with the taping of The Big Alaska Show is hugely popular.

Events over the weekend include a parade, children's carnival, Wii bowling, waiter/waitress contest, poker and pool tournaments, and Karaoke contest.

Meals will served at all restaurants along with fundraiser meals at the American Legion and Seward Senior Center.

Live music is on tap at the Yukon Bar and Tony's Bar.

There's more, too.

Jumpers:

1 US Coast Guard Anchorage Sector - Captain Paul Mehler, Steven Gustin, Eugene Chung, Kartik Parmar, Laura Gadziala, Roger Holland, Seville Henney, Will Henney, Chris Sheffield, Pedro Gonzalez-Soto, Lindsey Green, Justin Sayegh, William Albright, Justin Harrison, Jeff Wheater, Kevin, Roman, Mike McCandless

2 US Coast Guard Seward Mustang

3 Alaska's Brass - Jeff Manley, Sam Cliff

4 Home Inspection Plus - Troy Bloxom, Colin Bloxom

5 Ice Eagles - Jason Renn, Heather Robison, Alyssa Ralston, Sydney Jones

6 Splashin' For a Cure - Christie Hill, Conway Seavey, Haley Bond

7 BP Team

8 Cancer Ninjas - Tia Lewis, Jamie Pennington, Jessica Welna, Sarah Burrows

9 CPH Splash - Kevin McCornick, Dan Cronk, Marcie Duncan, Amber Mullican, Melody Tomter

10 The Eight Balls - Chip Alvord, Vern Johnson JG Samuels Galen Nelson

11 Slap the Puck out of Cancer - Kim Bender, Peter Carlson, Jennifer Lee

12 Belly Flop - Von Terry, Karl Hill, Stacy Hill, Jamie Nyquist, Kelly Kass, Lisa Kelly

13 Dave Doorenbos

14 Tri-Lincoln Team 1 - Robert Lincoln, Nelana Lincoln, Dave Sheffery, Luke Smith, Levi Courchene

15 Tri Lincoln Team 2 - Kim Crocker, Maile Mergler, Ben Zollinger, Tim Jones, Johnny Taulin

16 TOTE - Holly Hubbard, Kaylea Jacobson, Melanie Schwing, Jessica Warner, Aileen Lucas

17 Christopher Infante

18 CNAs Team- Katie Mae Tallent

19 UAA Psych - Robert Boechman, Brock Tucker, Jennifer Nance, Shea Lowery, Mara Hill

20 Muscateeis Fighting For Cancer - Ion Vinderev, Lynetta Hagel-Grant, Sage Oneil

21 Trina Peeples

22 Gym Class Hereos - Lara Shogren, Tasha Ortega, Tay Conklin, Kim Shogren, Amanda Day

23 Wild Bones Project - Brandon Martinez, Meranda Carter

24 TEAM - Brenna Caughlin, Tyson Whiteid

25 NAPA Servicing General Parts & SVC - Shannon Martindale, Brent Martindale, Travis Pintar, Toney Pensy, Jeff Hove

26 Gentle Giant Meets Polar Bear - Johnny Tyson

27 KFAT 92.9 - Michaeel Lajoie

28 Wolfgang Kurtz

29 SGS for Sarah - Heather Hall

30 Support No Boobs - Barry White, Donna White, Beckhila, Robert White

 

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