Time for us to step up and jump in

Chillin’ — Polar Plunge 2012 raised more than $24,000 for Special Olympics Virginia. Photo credit: Ruth Bibby

You may have never heard of 21-year-old Molly Hincka, but she is an exceptional person and an amazing athlete. She has won medals participating in 10 different athletic events. She volunteers at an Alzheimer’s facility in her hometown of Livingston County, Mich. She runs six miles a day to stay …

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PRSSA preps for Plunge

Taking the plunge —Witherite said that snow flurries fell before last year’s event. Photo credit: Ruth Bibby

Liberty University students and the community of Lynchburg prepare to brave the icy waters of Camp Hydaway Lake during the Hill City Polar Plunge that will take place Feb. 16, 2013. Special Olympics Virginia is teaming up with Liberty’s chapter of the Public Relations Student Society […]

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Polar Plunge: Who will take the dare?

Lynchburg residents will plunge into wintry water in support of the Special Olympics Virginia (SOVA) on Feb. 26, at the Hill City Polar Plunge Festival. Liberty University is the first university in Virginia to host a Polar Plunge Festival. The Event has been a great success, according to Josh Walker, director of Special Olympics Piedmont region.

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