Written by: Whats Up Prince William
Prince William County, VA… The 2020 Polar Plunge to benefit Special Olympics Virginia was a success, raising $91,000 at the event on Saturday, Feb. 22, at Leesylvania State Park in Woodbridge.
The Prince William County Police Department thanks the community for its support in raising money for Special Olympics Virginia and for coming out to cheer everyone on, the Polar Plunge teams, and the volunteers who assisted to make this event fun and successful. Special thanks goes to members of the various law enforcement agencies who participated, whether as Plungers or as volunteers, including: the Prince William County Sheriff’s Office; the Town of Haymarket Police Department; the City of Manassas Park Police Department; the City of Manassas Police Department; the Fairfax County Police Department; the Stafford County Sheriff’s Office; and the Arlington County Police Department.
Prince William County Police also thank this year’s host, Leesylvania State Park, as well as all the sponsors for this year’s event – especially Wawa and Mission BBQ, who fed all the volunteers.
The Polar Plunge benefits Special Olympics, an organization which is supported by law enforcement officers throughout the United States and in 45 countries.
Pictured (l. to r.): Rick Jeffrey, president of Special Olympics Virginia; Prince William County Police Chief Barry M. Barnard; and Prince William County Sheriff Glendell Hill.