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Second annual Polar Plunge just a few days away

Second annual Polar Plunge just a few days away


With the second annual Polar Plunge now just three days away the West Grey Police Service received an award for outstanding contributions to Special Olympics Ontario in 2017. 

In a West Grey Police Service media release, Cst. Cory Trainor attended the Special Olympics Provincial Meeting in Niagara Falls in January and was presented with the award for the having the second highest growth in revenue raised by Chair of the OACP Torch Run Executive committee, Chief Andre Fletcher of the South Simcoe Police Service and the Director of the Ontario Law Enforcement Torch Run, Sergeant Mark McGugan of the London Police Service.

Trainor was proud to accept the award on behalf of all the members of the West Grey Police Service and all the members of the community who supported their Special Olympics events.

A special thanks is given to all the staff at St Peters St Paul’s School for hosting the annual Polar Plunge and to the West Grey Fire Department for their continued partnership that makes the events possible. 

The second annual Polar Plunge is set for March 9 at 11 a.m. at St Peter’s and St Paul’s School in Durham and West Grey Police Service hopes to surpass last year’s achievements and continue supporting the Special Olympics and Torch Run for years to come. Prizes will be awarded for top pledges including an Air Canada Travel Voucher.

For more information on the 2018 Polar Plunge go to or follow them on Twitter @WestGreyPolice and use the hashtag #FreezinForAReason.

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