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February 2017

Polar Plunge 2017

February 11, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Nationals Park, 1500 S Capitol St SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Freezin’ for a Reason with Special Olympics DC at Nationals Park! Saturday, February 11, 2017 Noon to 4:00pm give.specialolympicsdc.org/polarplunge2017 The Polar Plunge is a very cool way for the community to come out and show their support for Special Olympics DC.  Three above-ground swimming pools will be erected in Nationals Park for plungers to jump in to the cheers of the crowd! How do I get started? Visit give.specialolympicsdc.org/polarplunge2017 and click one of the Register buttons: You can start a…

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October 2017

Law Enforcement Torch Run

October 6, 2017

About: Each year, hundreds of dedicated Law Enforcement officers participate in the annual Law Enforcement Torch Run. The event shows our appreciation to local law enforcement for keeping our city safe, while also raising awareness and funds for individuals with intellectual disabilities. This 5K Walk/Run unites the community by bringing together law enforcement personnel and citizens all working towards the same goal of acceptance and inclusion. October 6, 2017 11:30am-2pm www.dctorchrun.org

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December 2017

Night of Trees Gala

December 1, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 11:55 pm
Omni Shoreham Hotel DC, 2500 Calvert St NW
Washington, DC 20008 United States
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On Friday, December 1, 2017 at the Omni Shoreham Hotel, we will celebrate our 33rd Annual Night of Trees Auction Gala, a holiday tradition that supports the life-changing programs that mean so much to so many. This signature event raises one-third of the annual funding needed to deliver programs that reach some of this community’s most deserving and often under-served citizens. From 6pm to midnight, enjoy a champagne reception, drinks/dinner/dessert, silent auction, SODC program, live auction, live band and dancing! Featuring…

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February 2018

Polar Plunge

February 10, 2018
Nationals Park, 1500 S Capitol St SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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The Special Olympics DC Polar Plunge provides a fun, festive atmosphere with music, refreshments and parades of plungers in costume for all to enjoy. Pools are erected at Nationals Park, ready for all to take the plunge! Participants are encouraged to register as either individuals or join or create a team of family, friends or colleagues to inspire friendly competition and show your collective support for the athletes of Special Olympics DC! All participants will receive a free t-shirt and…

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May 2018

TD Bank Special Olympics Choose To Include Campaign

May 14, 2018 @ 8:00 am - June 22, 2018 @ 11:00 pm

TD Bank celebrates its tenth year of the Special Olympics fundraising campaign in 2018! This year's focus is for community members to take the pledge to "Choose to include." You can take the pledge online at www.meetourathletes.org OR in person at a local TD Bank. Those who take the pledge can choose to receive a pack of Special Olympics athlete trading cards as well!  

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September 2018

Inaugural Golf Scramble

September 6, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Algonkian Golf Course, 47001 Fairway Dr
Sterling, VA 20165 United States
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The Young Professional Council of Special Olympics DC is hosting a Golf Scramble to support the Special Olympics athletes on Thursday, September 6, 2018 at 1:00 pm at the Algonkian Golf Course. Registration includes 18 hole game, cart, bucket of practice balls, use of driving range, dinner and gift bag: Foursome: Early-bird $500 through July 31st; then $600 Individual: Early-bird $125 through July 31st; then $150 Join us and help a Special Olympics athlete participate in our golf program this fall.…

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2018 Law Enforcement Torch Run 5K

September 15, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Historic Congressional Cemetery, 1801 E St SE
Washington DC, DC 20003 United States
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For over 30 years, Special Olympics DC has partnered with local law enforcement for the annual Law Enforcement Torch Run 5K. The race raises awareness and funds for children and adults with intellectual disabilities who can benefit from the programs Special Olympics DC has to offer. For the first time ever, the DC Law Enforcement Torch Run will be open to the general public! Please join us for the 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, September 15th. Your support helps us enrich the…

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November 2018

2018 Night of Trees

November 30, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Omni Shoreham Hotel DC, 2500 Calvert St NW
Washington, DC 20008 United States
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50th Anniversary Logo

This year we celebrate 50 years of Special Olympics. On Friday, November 30, 2018, at the Omni Shoreham Hotel Special Olympics DC will celebrate our 34th Annual Night of Trees Fundraising Gala, a tradition that supports the life-changing programs that mean so much to so many. This signature event raises nearly a third of the annual funding needed to deliver the top-notch programs that reach some of our community’s most deserving and often underserved citizens. The black-tie, live and silent…

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February 2019

2019 Polar Bear Plunge

February 2 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Yards Park, 355 Water St SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Come out and take the plunge for our athletes!  Bring friends and family! Click here to register.

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2019 Cool Schools Plunge

February 15 @ 2:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Catholic University DuFour Center, 600 Taylor St NE
Washington, DC 20017 United States
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