Special Olympics Iowa and Jordan Creek Town Center announced a new partnership that will bring the Des Moines area Polar Plunge to Jordan Creek Town Center on Saturday, November 7, 2015. The Polar Plunge is a signature fundraiser for Special Olympics and offers a unique opportunity for individuals and organizations to raise money and support Special Olympics Iowa athletes by plunging into frigid waters.
“We are excited to be able to partner with Jordan Creek Town Center and see this great event unite our surrounding communities, and the families who live within them, for a day of fun,” said Special Olympics Iowa President and CEO Gary Harms. “The location and amenities are a perfect combination to give our plungers, fans, families and Special Olympics athletes a fantastic experience while braving icy waters to support individuals with intellectual disabilities.”
The Polar Plunge will take place at Jordan Creek Town Center with festivities beginning at noon. Plungers, fans, families and athletes will witness the fun in the freezing waters while enjoying a wide variety of family-friendly activities.
“We are very excited to partner with Special Olympics Iowa in 2015,” said Jordan Creek Town Center General Manager Randy Tennison. “We welcome the community to come out and experience this first-time-to-Jordan Creek event and support Special Olympics Iowa.”
There is a way for everyone to be involved – plunge solo, plunge as a team, toss your boss, sponsor an individual or team, the corporate challenge or volunteer at the event. If you are too chicken to plunge, you can register to raise funds and receive a t-shirt and other prizes.
Registration and further details about the event will be available soon. Please visit www.soiowa.org for updates.
ABOUT SPECIAL OLYMPICS IOWA
Special Olympics Iowa (SOIA), a statewide nonprofit organization, provides high-quality training and competition for children and adults with intellectual disabilities in all 99 counties of Iowa. SOIA offers 23 Olympic-style sports to more than 12,000 athletes and Unified Sports partners year-round.
Since 1968, Special Olympics has provided an inclusive culture that stresses athletic excellence, rewards determination, emphasizes health and celebrates personal achievement. Through Special Olympics sports training and competition, children and adults with intellectual disabilities reach their full potential and experience inclusion in their communities every day.
For more information on Special Olympics Iowa, visit www.soiowa.org or call 515-986-5520.
ABOUT JORDAN CREEK TOWN CENTER
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MALL: Jordan Creek Town Center is owned and managed by General Growth Properties, Inc., an S&P 500 company focused exclusively on owning, managing, leasing, and redeveloping high quality retail properties throughout the United States. GGP is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, and publicly traded on the NYSE under the symbol GGP.