ACWORTH, Ga., Feb. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Plungers will "bear" the cold waters at Acworth Beach February 25 to support the athletes of Special Olympics Georgia in the eighth annual Polar Plunge fundraiser.
The Polar Plunge is one of the "coolest" fundraisers where participants raise money and plunge into the chilly waters of Acworth Beach. The plungers bring quite the excitement to the fundraiser by dressing up in crazy costumes and celebrating the success of their fundraising in which all of the proceeds benefit Special Olympics Georgia athletes.
Participants must raise a minimum of $50 to plunge. All plungers will receive a commemorative Polar Plunge long sleeve t-shirt. Additional incentives and prizes will be given to plungers who raise $150 or more. The Plunge is at 1:30 p.m. on February 25th, and you can come out on the event day and pay to plunge onsite! Onsite registration is 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
It's easy to get involved! Online registration is open, and it is highly suggested to submit the registration forms as soon as possible. Participants can also set up their own online fundraising page. For more information and to register, please visit www.2017polarplungega.org. Please join us for a wild and crazy event that is fun for the whole family!
Special Olympics Georgia would like to recognize and thank our 2017 Polar Plunge sponsors: Publix, Dunkin' Donuts, the Georgia Law Enforcement Torch Run, WSB-TV, Resurgens Orthopaedics, Northside Hospital, STAR 94.1 FM, Tip Top Poultry, and Waffle House.
About Special Olympics Georgia
SOGA provides year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for 27,110 children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy, and participate in the sharing of gifts, skills, and friendships with their families, other Special Olympic athletes and the community. For more information, visit www.specialolympicsga.org.
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SOURCE Special Olympics Georgia