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Town of North Hempstead Polar Plunge to Benefit Special Olympics New York

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Polar Plunge & Winter Festival

We will be Freezin’ for a Reason at the 8th Annual Town of North Hempstead Polar Plunge & Winter Festival

Saturday, March 3, 2012 at North Hempstead Beach Park in Port Washington

Registration between 10:00 - 11:30 am PLUNGE at Noon

Last year over 550 Plungers braved the icy waters while spectators giggled with excitement at the Winter Festival. These brave souls are your neighbors, friends and of course Special Olympics athletes.Help raise money for the athletes of Special Olympics New York by asking your friends, family, co-workers, etc. to support you in taking the PLUNGE! Then, take a dip or slow crawl into the chilly waters of the Long Island Sound. Every Plunger that raises $100 receives an official Plunge sweatshirt, raise more money and receive more great prizes! This is a morning filled with fun & festivities. Whether you plunge or support a Plunger, come join us on March 3rd for a cup of hot chocolate!

How do I get started?Log onto www.polarplungeny.kintera.org/NHempstead and click the Register Here button. You can start a team, join a team or join as an individual. Set up your Personal Plunge Page and you are on your way to Freezin’ for a Reason! Check out the site for more great information about team building and fundraising ideas!

Did you know? Special Olympics New York has 51,809 athletes training and competing year-round in 22 Olympics-style sports. Our athletes and their families or caregivers are NEVER CHARGED to participate! It costs $400 to support training and competition for one athlete for one sports season. Set your Plunge goal at $400 and you have sponsored an athlete for an entire season!

 

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