North Vancouver RCMP prepares to get bold and cold in support of Special Olympics BC athletes

North Vancouver

2024-02-26 14:51 HNP

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Aux termes de la Loi sur les langues officielles, ce bureau n'offre des services au public qu'en anglais. Vous trouverez des renseignements généraux dans les deux langues officielles au cb.grc.ca et www.grc.ca.

North Vancouver RCMP officers are warming up once again to chill out and take the Polar Plunge in support of Special Olympics BC (SOBC).

The 2024 plunge is a joint North Shore venture featuring members from the North Vancouver RCMP, West Vancouver Police, North Shore Rescue and Vancouver Law Courts that will take place at Ambleside Park/Beach Thursday, February 29 at 10:00 a.m.

Leading this year’s detachment challenge is Constable Azad Vizheh, whose set an admirable fundraising goal of $2,500 to help support SOBC athletes pursuing life-changing, year-round sport, youth, and health programs. Cst. Mansoor Sahak, Media Relations Officer for the North Vancouver RCMP will also be in attendance to help facilitate any on-site/on-land interview requests.

 Members from the North Vancouver RCMP, West Vancouver Police and North Shore Rescue pose with Special Olympics BC athletes during the 2023 Polar Plunge in West Vancouver.

Click here for higher resolution image - Members from the North Vancouver RCMP, West Vancouver Police and North Shore Rescue pose with Special Olympics BC athletes during the 2023 Polar Plunge in West Vancouver.

What:
Polar Plunge 4 Special Olympics BC

When:
Thursday, February 29, 2024 @ 10:00 a.m.

Where:
Ambleside Park/Beach, West Vancouver

Who:
Everyone is invited to get bold and cold

Why:

Special Olympics BC provides high-quality year-round sport programs and competitions that help people with intellectual disabilities celebrate personal achievement and gain confidence, skills, and friendships.

North Vancouver RCMP are encouraging anyone to get involved, show support, follow and share this year’s social media campaign using #Plunge4SOBC!

To register and donate to Cst. Vizheh’s chilly challenge campaign, please visit: PolarPlunge SOBC

Released by

Joshua Kilner

Communications Strategist
North Vancouver RCMP
147 East 14th St, North Van., BC, V7L 2N4
Office: 604-985-1311
Cell: 778-554-1802
Email: joshua.kilner@rcmp-grc.gc.ca
Website: nvan.rcmp-grc.gc.ca (English only)

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