Polar Plunge Special Olympics Newport on the Levee - Cincinnati News, FOX19-WXIX TV

Hundreds plunge to support Special Olympics

More than 700 people participated in the Second Annual Special Olympics Polar Plunge at Joe's Crab Shack in Newport Saturday.

FOX19's Stephanie Woods emceed the event, and took the plunge.

Participants raised a minimum of $75 before jumping into a very cold pool in the parking lot of Joe's Crab Shack.  Plungers got into the spirit, donning various costumes.

Money raised goes towards Special Olympics programs of sports training and competition for children and adults with disabilities in Kentucky and Ohio.

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