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Special Olympics Polar Bear Plunge

Special Olympics Polar Bear Plunge

The 2018 Bloomington Polar Plunge for Special Olympics challenges participants to charge into the frigid waters of Miller Park Lake to raise money for Special Olympics Athletes.

"Generating a team spirit was very important, and teams raised more when they did things together", Priestley said. And I've seen them compete over the years and they just have a blast.

During the Polar Plunge, people "plunge" into the North Platte River near the Trails West YMCA Camp.




FARMERS BRANCH, Texas- As temperatures dropped, people in Farmers Branch jumped in a cold pool for a good cause. Sokenu commended the teams' contributions to helping children and adults with intellectual disabilities, and encouraged everyone to sign a pledge ending the use of the "R-word" before the student-athletes went outside.

Registration is taken at the event, which starts at 9:30 a.m. and the plunge starts at 11 a.m. The event was held to raise money and awareness for the Special Olympics. And for more information about Special Olympics Louisiana, visit their Facebook page. Prizes will be awarded for raising pledges and creativity.


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