Batesville Herald Tribune, Batesville, Indiana

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January 14, 2014

Plunge supports Special Olympics

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“In the 40-plus years since its founding, Special Olympics Indiana has become a movement that is active in almost all Indiana counties, reaching nearly 11,000 athletes, 10,000 volunteers, thousands of committed family members and other stakeholders. Their daily, year-round mission is to provide sports training and competition for people with intellectual disabilities. The result is that lives change – not only the lives of Special Olympics athletes, but also those of everyone they touch. Indiana’s programs are known to be some of the best and biggest in the world,” he notes.

For more information about the Versailles Polar Plunge, persons can contact him at gtownsend@soindiana-rod.org or 812-584-6861.

Diane Raver can be contacted at diane.raver@batesvilleheraldtribune.com or 812-934-4343, Ext. 114.

Special Olympics fundraiser Saturday, Feb. 22 Versailles State Park 11 a.m. - Polar Climb (registration begins 10 a.m.) 11:30 a.m. - Pee Wee Plunge (registration, 10:30 a.m.) 2 p.m. - Polar Plunge (registration, 11:30 a.m.) After Splash Bash follows To pre-register: www.soindiana.org.

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