Taking the Tiger Plunge

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On Saturday morning, a large crowd gathered at Mansfield City Lake to take part in the inaugural Tiger Plunge.

The plunge was sponsored by the Mansfield/Huntington Area Chamber of Commerce. Thirteen volunteers took pledges to take a dip in the chilly waters.

Following the plunge, everyone enjoyed a barbeque sandwich with chips and a drink.

Chamber President Mike Gipson expressed his gratitude towards Mansfield Mayor Buddy Black and the community who came out to support the first ever event. Also, to the businesses that contributed including Resident Press, West Fraser and Walters, Gaston, Allison and Parker Law Firm. Lastly, to Trent and Wendy Hayslip for preparing the meat, Joanna James and Miranda Allison for designing the banner, the Mansfield Fire Department and First Responders.

Those who participated and contributed $100 pledges were:

  1. Michael Gipson
  2. Miranda Allison
  3. Lisa Elmore
  4. Becky Walker
  5. Rick McDaniel
  6. Stephanie Morgan
  7. Faith Rainwater
  8. Lincoln Allison
  9. Winston Allison
  10. Natalie Allison
  11. Jonella Graham
  12. Clay James
  13. Mike Gipson

The Chamber will be sponsoring a community wide Easter Egg Hunt in April.

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Tammy Teague

Tammy Teague

Mansfield native, with roots in Scott County. Daughter, sister, wife and Christian. Education: 1995 MHS graduate; 1999 Arkansas Tech University Graduate - BA in Journalism. Career: Managing Editor - The Citizen; Copy Writer - Southwest Times Record; 20+ years experience in the news.

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