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Third Annual Polar Plunge at Heinz Field for Special Olympics. Sunday, Dec. 2

Are you ready to take the plunge? Come on out and support Special Olympics by “freezin' for a reason”. Join us at the Third Annual Polar Plunge Dec. 2 at Heinz Field.

The Polar Plunge at Heinz Field is a law enforcement-driven fundraising event that challenges an individual or group to enter into the cold Allegheny River in order to raise money for Special Olympics of Pennsylvania.

Plunge participants set a fundraising goal and get pledges from family, friends and colleagues for their commitment to be “freezin' for a reason.” Polar Plunge benefits more than 20,000 Special Olympics Pennsylvania athletes—the state’s largest year-round organization devoted to sports training and competition for children and adults with intellectual disabilities.

By being a part of the Plunge challenge, you are allowing thousands upon thousands of children and adults with intellectual disabilities to experience a brighter tomorrow. So dare to Plunge!

Since 2010, the Polar Plunge in Pittsburgh has raised more than $400,000 for the amazing and wonderful athletes who participate in Special Olympics Pennsylvania!

To register or learn more go to Pittsburghplunge.org or click on the link

http://www.kintera.org/faf/home/default.asp?ievent=1030162&lis=1&kntae1030162=304892C317404D8F991EE0F973084D58

 

THIRD ANNUAL POLAR PLUNGE!

Date: Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012
Early Packet Pick-up: Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012, 11 a.m.to 3 p.m. at Heinz Field
Day of Event Registration: 9 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.
Plunge Towne: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Plunge Time: 1 p.m. to  2 p.m.
Fees: $50 minimum donation – spectators free

There will be plenty of activities for the entire family (chili cook-off, bands, games, costume contest, etc.). All activities will take place at Heinz Field. FREE Parking is available in Gold Lot 1.

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