Polar Plunge 2013 — King County cops VS Pierce County cops raises $195,000

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polar plunge webLaw enforcement from all over the state support Special Olympics Washington, and now, ‘Polar Plunge’ season is upon us.

Polar plunge 2013 – ‘Freezin’ for a Reason’ — it was King County law enforcement VS. Pierce County cops in a contest to see who could raise the most money for Special Olympics Washington.

King County came out on top with $125,000 dollars raised, but Pierce County had a tremendous showing in their first year of holding a Polar Plunge, raising $70,000 for the athletes.

Seattle’s ‘Plunge’  took place on Feb. 9th, Tacoma’s on the 23rd.

Checkout the video below to see everyone ‘Freezing for a Reason’ at South Lake Union and Owen Beach!

Here’s a list of other events going on around the state:

  • February 9, 2013
    Yakima – Sarg Hubbard Park
  • February 16, 2013
    Wenatchee – Walla Walla Point Park
  • February 23, 2013
    Liberty Lake, Spokane
  • March 9, 2013
    Anacortes – Seafarer’s Park
  • March 16, 2013
    Redmond – Idylwood Park

All proceeds collected by Plungers benefit the Special Olympics Washington program in their local areas and will help further the Special Olympics Washington Mission.

For more information, contact Special Olympics Washington at specialolympicswashington.org

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