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Feb. 27, 2014ST. JOSEPH, Mo.  |  By: Hastert

Plunging for Special Olympics

The tenth annual Polar Plunge in St. Joseph raised over $56,000 for Special Olympics Missouri.

Prior to the Plunge, individuals and groups that participated were required to raise a minimum of $75.

Development Director for Special Olympics Missouri North Area, Melody Prawitz, says the money raised supports athletes of Special Olympics Missouri.

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Prawitz adds participation in this year’s Plunge was down, but money raised increased.