Sunday, December 15, 2019

AlohAvengers Polar Plunge Team Updates & Events!


Welcome to the AlohAvengers Blog! 
Pronounced ah-LO-ha-VENGE-ers :)

 We are a group of former Willingboro Lifeguards, drum corps folk, Special Olympics Athletes, parents, friends & family who love to get together and be goofy while helping out wherever  & however we can.  Our events include Polar Plunges for Special Olympics in Wildwood, NJ, and Detroit, MI. We also support Alzheimers Association events and pretty much whatever other goodness we can manage.

THANK YOU for supporting our 
10th Polar Plunge for 
Special Olympics Michigan
on Saturday, February 22
at Beach Tiki Bar & Boil in Walled Lake!

https://www.classy.org/team/267935
Mahalo!

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Thank you for supporting the  
AlohAvengers 2020 Polar Plunge in the Wildwoods 
for Special Olympics New Jersey 
on Saturday, January 11, 2020!




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Thank you for supporting the AlohAvengers' 
Totally Tubular Tattoo Fundraiser 
at 168 Tattoo in Pennsauken, NJ!

7017 Kaighns Avenue, NJ-38, Pennsauken Township, NJ 08109

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Thank you for supporting the AlohAvengers 
Walk to End Alzheimer's team in Philadelphia!

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Join our AlohAvengers at the starting line 
at #PlungeWildwood for #SONJ 
on Saturday, January 12, 2019!
https://give.classy.org/AlohAvengers2019

Carol Clowry
Tina DeFelice
Greg Killian
Robert Klukow
Leslie McDonald
Alex Pawson
Ann Schwantes
Myon Hye Wilson





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Thank you for supporting our
AlohAvenger Family at the
Detroit Walk to End Alzheimer's
Saturday, August 25 at 7:30am 
at the Detroit Zoo
According to Lilo & Stitch, "Ohana means family. Family means no one gets left behind - or forgotten." 
#EndALZ
John Schwantes
Abbey Dallas
Cheryl Kassak
Ashleigh Merritt
Charleigh Merritt
Natalie Merritt
Jamie Rivard
Mackenzie Rivard
Madison Rivard
Ann Schwantes
Melissa Syme
Kellie Massey

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Tuesday, June 12 from 5-8pmTHANK YOU for coming out to the Sonic in Hainesport, NJ and helping us raise money for Special Olympics New Jersey! 
1498 Route 38 East
Hainesport, NJ 08036

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 RSVP to our Facebook event!Thank you for supporting
Willingboro Pools Reunion 
& Summer Plunge 
to benefit Special Olympics New Jersey!
Please show some love to our donors/sponsors/partners:
The Flying W Motel & Resort, Medford, NJ
Rita's Water Ice, Willingboro, NJ
Kitchen 87, Mount Holly, NJ

Evergreen Dairy Bar, Vincentown, NJ
Arrowhead Tennis, Medford, NJ
Johnson's Farm, Medford, NJ
Trader Joe's, Marlton, NJ
Amerikick, Medford, NJ
Brightview, Mt. Laurel, NJ
Costco, Mount Laurel, NJ
Medford Bagel Shop, Medford, NJ
Rancocas Golf Club, Willingboro, NJ
Burlington Country Club, Mount Holly, NJ
Recovery Sports Bar & Grill, Westampton, NJ
The Philadelphia Soul, Philadelphia, PA
Pepsi-Cola Company, Pennsauken, NJ
Cook's Corner, Galloway, NJ
Stroehman's Bakery, Mays Landing, NJ
Gigi's Provisions, Dorothy, NJ
BJ's Wholesale, Mays Landing, NJ
Sam's Wholesale Club, Pleasantville, NJ
Sweet Things, Galloway, NJ
Smithville Inn, NJ
Rebecca McGrath, Premier Designs, Rancocas, NJ
Thank you for your support!

Thank you to the Camden County Bell Choir for inviting us to perform "Take Me Out to the Ballgame" with them!
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Thank you for supporting the 
Midwest AlohAvengers at the 
Detroit Polar Plunge for 
Special Olympics Michigan on 
Saturday, February 24, 2018
Joni Beaugrand
Daniel Gausz
Abby Melinda
Alex Pawson
Jamie Rivard
John "Jay" Schwantes
Melissa Syme
Meg Ingham
Samantha Wensing
Abbey Dallas
Angela Gallihugh


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Thank you for supporting the East Coast AlohAvengers at the 
Polar Plunge in the Wildwoods 
for Special Olympics 
New Jersey 
on Saturday, January 13, 2018
Lisa Antenucci
Victoria Bovo
Sandra Cathers
Carol "Dee Dee" Clowry
Jeffrey Cole
Kim Coll
Tina DeFelice
Tommy Eagle
Johnathan Ertwine
Christopher Falcone
William Fithian
Mark Gatti
Dan Gausz
Matthias Gausz
John Hunter
Brandon Killian
Greg Killian
Robert Klukow
Ed Koch
Natalie Kuprianov
Rose Kuprianov
John Lake
Leslie McDonald
Joey Mietz
Chuck Mihalik
Ryan Mirra
Rachel Morgan
Tom Pacifico
Alex Pawson
Molly Pembleton
Ann Schwantes
Jack Schwantes
Jamie Schwantes
Jeffrey Schwantes
Jill Schwantes
John "Jay" Schwantes
Kate Skelly
Mike Skelly
Russ Smith
Tiffany Taylor
Hunter Terpe
Emily Wright
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Thank You for supporting the 
East Coast AlohAvengers at the
Walk to End Alzheimer's at 
Citizens Bank Park on
Saturday, November 11, 2017



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Thank you for supporting

Crossfit Lifeforce/AlohAvengers

for the SONJ 2017 Plane Pull 
at Newark Liberty International Airport



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Thank you Midwest AlohAvengers 
for raising over $3100 at the 
Walk to End Alzheimer's 
at the Detroit Zoo
on Saturday, August 26, 2017

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http://www.firstgiving.com/team/338440
Thank you for helping our 
Midwest AlohAvengers raise money for 
Special Olympics Michigan
at the Detroit Polar Plunge on 
Saturday, February 11, 2017 at Cheli's Chili Bar!
Angela Gallihugh
Katherine Oss
Jamie Rivard
John Schwantes
Melissa Syme
Marisa Vaglica


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THANK YOU FOR SUPPORTING US
at the Polar Plunge in the Wildwoods for 
Special Olympics New Jersey on 
Saturday, January 14, 2017
Our Team raised $33,058 for SONJ!
Every penny raised makes a difference!
Lisa Antenucci $335
Sara Archut $25
Sybil Boiston $25
Victoria Bovo $500
Sandra Cathers $300
Carol "Dee Dee" Clowry $1,090
Jeffrey Cole $1,006
Kim Coll $500
Tina DeFelice $545
Thomas Eagle $1,520
Lex Ertwine $325
Frances Gates $330
Daniel Gausz $1,000
Matthias Gausz $1,150
Greg Killian $1,145
Robert Klukow $6,626
Ed Koch $400
Natalie Kuprianov $1,000
Rose Kuprianov $500
Dianna McDaniel $410
Becky McGill $500
Kellen McDonald $100
Leslie McDonald $2,620
Joey Mietz $670
Karen Mirra $300
Ryan Mirra $500
Thomas Pacifico $325
Gaetan Pappalardo $570
Alexander Pawson $540
Molly Pembleton $1,000
Briana Schmidt $355
Ryan Schmidt $530
Ann Schwantes $1,045
Jack Schwantes $360
Jamie Schwantes $500
Jeffrey Schwantes $340
Jill Schwantes $340
John "Jay" Schwantes $685
Jordan Sheetz $530
Kathryn Skelly $500
Mike Skelly $1,096
Russ Smith $300
Hunter Terpe $300
Emily Wright $320


2017 Polar Plunge in the Wildwoods for Special Olympics New Jersey
"Braveheart"



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We are now on Flickr!
 AlohAvengers on Flickr




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Thank you for supporting our first
AlohAvengers Beef-n(Polar)Bear!




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Thank you for supporting the 
Special Thank you to the Camden County Bell choir 
(for individuals with special needs) for kicking off our event
with their performance of "Take Me Out to the Ballgame"






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If you are unable to attend any of our events but would like to support Special Olympics New Jersey's Athletes directly, please make check payable to Special Olympics New Jersey and send to:
SONJ Wildwood Polar Plunge - AlohAvengers
1 Eunice Kennedy Shriver Way
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648-2301

Please add "AlohAvengers" on the comment line on your check.
THANK YOU!!!


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 AlohAvengers Polar Plunge Team Page
Thank you for supporting the AlohAvengers at the Polar Plunges for Special Olympics Michigan!




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Thank you for supporting our
2016 Polar Plunge in the Wildwoods
The AlohAvengers raised $29,400
to support New Jersey's Athletes' Programs :)



Click below to see our 
2016 Polar Plunge in the Wildwoods 
slideshow :)
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What happens in Wildwood stays in Wildwood ;)





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Thank you for supporting the AlohAvengers at the
2015 WALK TO END ALZHEIMER'S
on Sunday, November 8, 2015
at Citizens Bank Ballpark









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THANK YOU!
for supporting our first
Independent Plungeraiser
at the First Annual

WILLINGBORO
LIFEGUARD REUNION
& SUMMER PLUNGE
 on Saturday, June 20 at Country Club Pool.
 

If you couldn't make the Summer Plunge but would still like to support New Jersey’s Special Olympics Athletes, you can send checks made out to “Special Olympics New Jersey” and please put AlohAvengers on the comment line.

SONJ Wildwood Polar Plunge - AlohAvengers
1 Eunice Kennedy Shriver Way
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648-2301



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Thank you for supporting the AlohAvengers at the Polar Plunge in the Wildwoods for Special Olympics New Jersey on Saturday, January 17, 2015 at the Wildwoods Convention Center on the Boardwalk. 
 We raised over $15,152 for
Special Olympics New Jersey.
THANK YOU!!!





2013 Polar Plunge in the Wildwoods for Special Olympics NJ


Honoring our loved ones :)

Celebrating Anniversaries together :)


2012 Polar Plunge for Special Olympics Detroit, MI



2013 Polar Plunge for Special Olympics Michigan


2013 Polar Plunge for Special Olympics New Jersey


2012 Polar Plunge for SONJ Wildwood



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