Taking an icy plunge for Special Olympics

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Participants obtain monetary pledges and jump into frigid water at the sixth annual Caesar’s Creek Polar Plunge for Special Olympics Ohio Saturday, March 12.

To be held at Caesar’s Creek State Park at 8570 E. SR 73, Waynesville, check-in/registration is at 11 a.m., costume contest starts at 1:15 p.m. and the plunge will begin at 1:30 p.m.

The Polar Plunge is presented by Special Olympics Ohio and the Ohio Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics. All proceeds help Special Olympics Ohio provide year-round sports training and competition opportunities to more than 23,000 children and adults with intellectual disabilities.

Through successful experiences in sports, Special Olympics Ohio athletes gain confidence and build a positive self-image which carries over into the classroom, home, job and community. The Polar Plunge is a fun and exciting fundraising event that brings the community together to support and raise awareness.

For more information about Special Olympics Ohio and the 2016 Caesar’s Creek Polar Plunge, please visit the Special Olympics Ohio website at www.sooh.org or on Facebook visit “SpecialOlympicsOhio.”


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