Rep Cotter participates in 2nd Annual Legislative Polar Plunge and Push for

first_imgSpecial Olympics Michigan drove a competition-sized pool to the Capitol lawn today where state Rep. Kevin Cotter and nearly two dozen other brave legislators participated in the “Second Annual Legislative Polar Plunge and Push” in support of the nonprofit. Cotter was also a co-chair of the event for the second year.“Special Olympics Michigan is an incredible organization and with their headquarters and Summer Games in Mt. Pleasant, I have seen firsthand the positive impact they have on so many Michigan families,” said Cotter, R-Mount Pleasant. “They are champions for dignity, equality for everyone as well as promoting respect for everyone. I was happy to serve as a Co-Chair for this event and join some of my colleagues in taking an icy plunge for such a great cause.“Our goal this year was to raise $30,000 for Special Olympics and I am happy to say we were able to exceed that amount.”The event helps support Special Olympics Michigan, which brings year-round sports training and athletic competition to more than 20,670 children and adults with intellectual disabilities in Michigan.The Polar Plunge takes place all over the country in cold weather and is well-known for the colorful costumes and shivering swimmers it produces. Categories: News 01Mar Rep. Cotter participates in 2nd Annual Legislative Polar Plunge and Push for Special Olympicslast_img