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Plunge to benefit Special Olympics

Plunge to benefit Special Olympics

January 18th, 2018 by Gazette Staff in Texarkana News

The Sportsplex by HealthCARE will host a Polar Plunge at 11 a.m. Feb. 3 at 5610 Richmond Road.

Registration begins at 10 a.m. Event organizers are looking for people to take an icy dip for a good cause—Special Olympics Arkansas.

Participants must be 12 or older and have a pledge of at least $50 to participate, which qualifies for an official Polar Plunge T-shirt. People who raise $250 receive a T-shirt and beach towel. Participants who raise $500 will have an umbrella added to their prize package, and those who raise $1,000 or more also will receive a lawn chair.

To sign up or make a donation, visit firstgiving.com/soar/texarkana-plunge-2018 or specialolympicsarkansas.org.

Those who prefer to stay warm can still support the event by purchasing a Too Chicken to Plunge long-sleeve T-shirt for a $25 donation to Special Olympics Arkansas.

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