Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Freezin' for a Reason! 8 Polar Plunges To Go!
On December 10, 2014 the Ontario Correctional Services College hosted the first Polar Plunge for Special Olympics of the season. In total, 53 Plungers were brave enough to jump into the frigid waters of Lake Ontario and over $16,000 was raised for Special Olympics.
We still have 8 Plunges remaining in: Windsor, York Region, Kingston, Ottawa, Peel Region, Sudbury, Owen Sound and Thunder Bay.
Visit the Polar Plunge website for more information HERE
Monday, January 19, 2015
Ontario Law Enforcement Polar Plunge Returns to Kingston
In partnership with the OLETR (Ontario Law Enforcement Torch Run), the Kingston Police Force and the OPP will be co-hosting the 2015 Kingston Polar Plunge at Crawford Wharf on Sunday, February 8, 2015 to raise awareness along with money for the athletes and families of Special Olympics Ontario.
Read the entire Media Release HERE
Monday, January 12, 2015
Peters pleased to carry torch for Special Olympics
Laureen Peters just joined the ranks of Ontario’s correctional officers and now she’ll get to participate in one of the most highly-honourable events any of them could take part in. The Fort Frances resident randomly was selected as the Fort Frances Jail’s representative to help carry the “Flame of Hope” torch on its final leg into Nipissing University in North Bay on Jan. 29 as part of the opening ceremonies for the 2015 Special Olympics Provincial Winter Games.
“I’m really excited,” said Peters, who just completed her training to become a correctional officer at the end of October in Thunder Bay.
“One of our trainers in Thunder Bay is very involved in the torch run and got me interested about it,” she noted.
Read the entire article HERE