Anson County Polar Plunge for Special Olympics scheduled for Saturday

By: For the Record

The Anson County Sheriff’s Office will host its second annual Polar Plunge for Special Olympics North Carolina on Saturday.

This event is an opportunity for individuals, organizations, and businesses to support Special Olympics North Carolina athletes by jumping into frigid winter bodies of water across the state.

Events like the Polar Plunge help support nearly 40,000 Special Olympics North Carolina athletes. Special Olympics athletes around the world follow the oath: “Let me win. But if I cannot win, let me be brave in the attempt.”

The plungers will consist of law enforcement, emergency services personnel, and individuals from the community.

Special guests will include Anson County Special Olympics athletes and local leaders in the community.

This event is open to public and anyone who can attend is welcome. Registration will begin at 11 a.m. and the event will begin at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Griffin Lodge, located at 2063 Redfearn Road, Wadesboro.

For more information or to donate, call Lt. Brian Tice at the Anson County Sheriff’s Office at 704-694-4188.

For the Record