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Officials ask community to participate in Freezin' for a Reason
Officials ask community to participate in Freezin' for a Reason

CABOT, Ark. (KTHV) - Law enforcement officers from Cabot and surrounding areas will plunge into the wintry waters of the Cabot Community Pond on Saturday, February 20.

What is the Polar Plunge?

The Polar Plunge is a unique opportunity for individuals, organizations, and businesses to support SOAR athletes by taking an icy dip in the frigid waters of the Cabot Community Pond. The event is open to the public—all spectators are welcome free of charge, so invite your friends to come watch you plunge and then encourage them to get involved. Visit www.specialolympicsarkansas.org/polar-plunge for more details on the Cabot Polar Plunge.

Participation:

The minimum donation to plunge is $50.00. Plungers can register at www.firstgiving.com/soar and create a personal fundraising web page to collect donations from family, friends and co-workers. Each participant will receive a long-sleeve t-shirt. Additional prizes can be earned based upon funds raised. 

Awards:

Awards will be presented to the individual and team with the best costume, as well as the individual and team that raise the most money.

Registration and festivities will begin at 10 a.m. with the first plunge happening at noon. 

Too chicken to plunge? You can still support the cause by purchasing an “I chickened out!” shirt at the event for $25.

For more information on the Cabot Polar Plunge, contact the Jacksonville Police Department at (501) 533-6424.

2015 Cabot Polar Plunge for Special Olympics

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