Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune

 

Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune

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Annual Polar Plunge for Special Olympics scheduled for Saturday
January 09, 2014
MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. --

The seventh annual Polar Plunge aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune will take place Saturday, Jan. 11 at Onslow Beach.

Hundreds will be “freezin’ for a reason” to show their support for Special Olympics of Onslow County for their annual major fundraising event.

The Polar Plunge is an event for the whole family including a children’s sandcastle contest, costume contests for individuals and teams, door prizes and more.

Registration begins at 9 a.m. with activities planned throughout the morning until individuals, families and teams assemble for the plunge at 10:40 a.m., and the plunge will begin promptly at 11 a.m.

For those wishing to participate, individuals plunge with a minimum pledge of $25, teams of 8-20 plunge with a minimum pledge of $200, teams of 21-30 plunge with a minimum pledge of $300 and teams of 31 or more plunge with a minimum pledge of $400.  For more information, please visit sonconslow.org.

Media representatives interested in covering this event should contact
GySgt. Ryan O’Hare by 3:00 p.m. Friday at 910-451-7440 or Ryan.OHare@usmc.mil.

Media covering this event should plan to meet at the main gate visitor center no later than 9:00 a.m. Saturday.

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Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune Gunnery Sgt. Ryan O'Hare
Commanding General, Attn: Public Affairs,
PSC Box 20005, Camp Lejeune, N.C. 28542-0005

Phone: (910) 451-7440
ryan.ohare digat usmc-digdot-mil