March 14, 2017
2017 Polar Plunge Calgary
On February 25th , Alberta Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics presented the Polar Plunge Calgary. 170 plungers braved the frigid waters of Arbour Lake while hundreds of spectators cheered them to plunge into icy glory. This year Calgary raised over $55,000 for Special Olympics Alberta including donations and sponsorships for the event.
Thank you to our wonderful sponsors: William Huff Advertising and Arbour Lake. Headline Plungers this year included: Calgary Stampeder Alex Singleton, Former Olympic Gymnast Kylie Stone, Calgary Police Service Deputy Chiefs Parhar, Cook, Ritchie and Robitaillie, Tsuu T’ina Police Chief Blake, and Calgary-Hawkwood MLA Michael Connolly.
Congratulations to our top Fundraisers:
Top Individual fundraiser – Gordon Szol
Top Athlete fundraiser – Leonka Kaluha
Top Law Enforcement fundraiser – Kylie Stone, Calgary Police Service
Top Law Enforcement Team fundraisers – Tsuu T’ina Police Blue Bloods
Top Corporate Team fundraiser – Arbour Lake
Top University Team fundraisers – Columbia College-School of Justice
A HUGE THANK YOU to all those that braved the cold and raised funds for our Athletes!