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Special Olympics New York hosts Rochester Polar Plunge

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ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) – Special Olympics New York is hosting its annual Rochester Polar Plunge on Sunday, in effort to raise funds and awareness for Special Olympics New York athletes in the Genesee region.

Last year the event saw 2,000 participants raise $330,000.

“Polar Plunges are some of the most valuable fundraisers we host each year,” Special Olympics New York President and CEO Stacey Hengsterman said. “They’re an excellent opportunity for people from all over the community to come together and support our athletes.”

Registration for the event begins Sunday, February 4 at 9 a.m. before the inevitable plunge kicks off at noon.

​ ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) – Special Olympics New York is hosting its annual Rochester Polar Plunge on Sunday, in effort to raise funds and awareness for Special Olympics New York athletes in the Genesee region.

Last year the event saw 2,000 participants raise $330,000.

“Polar Plunges are some of the most valuable fundraisers we host each year,” Special Olympics New York President and CEO Stacey Hengsterman said. “They’re an excellent opportunity for people from all over the community to come together and support our athletes.”

Registration for the event begins Sunday, February 4 at 9 a.m. before the inevitable plunge kicks off at noon. Read More NewsRochesterFirst  

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