It's time to take the plunge in Lynchburg to help Special Olympics. If you are wondering what the plunge is, it's The Hill City Polar Plunge Festival.
The Polar Plunge will take place on February 25 from 11am-2pm at Camp Hydaway Lake, located up the mountain from Liberty University.
If you live in an apartment in Lynchburg and you want to take the plunge, you will need to raise at least $50. You will also receive lunch and a T-shirt.
There will be live music, costume contests, and fund-raising and team prizes.
You can register online at the plunge website, www.polarplunge.com/View/Page/Liberty_Polar_Plunge.
Special Olympics is a nationwide program for kids and adults with intellectual disabilities. There are over 10,000 Special Olympics athletes in Virginia.
The Special Olympics organization provides athletic training and competitions in various sports all year round free of charge. The large base of volunteers help with everything from office work to mentoring athletes.
Original Article - Examiner