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Another Successful 2013 Polar Plunge to Benefit Special Olympics of Washington State

On Saturday over 600 crazy people got together to raise money for Special Olympics of Washington State with the annual 'Freezin For a Reason' Polar Plunge in Columbia Park.

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Over 300 Run From the Cops for Special Olympics [VIDEO]

102.7 KORD, the Kennewick Police Department and Gold's Gym joined forces to host the very first “Run From the Cops 5K Midnight Run” to benefit Special Olympics of Washington.

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Watch Team KORD Jump At The Polar Plunge! [VIDEO]

It was a cold and windy day Saturday making the 2012 Polar Plunge for Special Olympics Washington challenging to say the least. Still, nearly 700 people turned out to take the plunge into the 36-degree water of the Columbia River -- some in bikinis and others in wild costumes

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Ready To Take The Plunge For Special Olympics? [VIDEO]

It all happens tomorrow! The 2012 Polar Plunge for Special Olympics! Here is Bear's checklist!

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Polar Plunge Is This Saturday! Help Big Bear Raise $1000!

I can't believe we are now down to days for the 2012 Kennewick Polar Plunge which is coming up on Saturday at Columbia Park! I have set a goal of $1000! Won't you help? This is for a great cause! Special Olympics of Washington

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2012 Polar Plunge Support Big Bear! aka Commander Splash! [VIDEO]

A couple of weeks ago I walked into the KORD studio and Chuck & Greg asked me if I was willing to take the Polar Plunge on January 21st. I said "Well that would be crazy" Then I saw how many people are actually jumping into the Columbia River and it's all for Special Olympics Of Washington. I then had a change of heart and said "YOU'RE ON"!

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Kennewick Polar Plunge Join Team KORD [VIDEO]

On January 21st hundreds from around the area will take the plunge! Polar Plunge is a fun way to support local Special Olympics athletes.  All you have to do is sign up and have your friends, relatives, and co-workers sponsor you!  Dress up as a character or just go in your swim suit. 

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Can You Guess What Event Draws 3.1 Million Athletes?

Worldwide, the Special Olympics sees participation from more than 3.1 million athletes with intellectual disabilities in 175 countries.

Special Olympics began in 1968 in Chicago and were organized by P.E. teacher Anne McGlone Bu

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Join KORD in Polar Plunge

Join Team KORD at the 2012 Kennewick Polar Plunge for Special Olympics Washington.

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Join Hot Pants – Freezin’ For A Reason Today At Noon!

What is the Polar Plunge?
Polar Plunge is a fundraising effort organized by law enforcement agencies throughout the state benefiting Special Olympics Washington.

Polar Plunge is a unique opportunity for individuals, organizations and businesses to support local Special Olympics athletes by collecting pledges and plunging into various frigid water locations across Washington State

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Hot Pants Set For Polar Plunge Saturday – Donate!

I'm ready to take the Polar Plunge for Special Olympics - this fridgid event takes place Saturday from 10am to 12pm at the Columbia Park boat launch (near the Blue Bridge).   It's not too late to participate

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