Posted on November 29, 2018
Woodlawn Beach Cleanup in preparation for the 12th Annual Polar Plunge to benefit Special Olympics
3580 Lakeshore Road, Blasdell, NY 14219
Friday, November 30 between 10am and 12 Noon
Diving teams from the Hamburg Town Police, New York State Police, Erie County Sheriff’s Office and United States Border Patrol will be cleaning up Woodlawn Beach on Friday, November 30th between 10am and 12 noon. They will work to remove any obstructions and debris from the water and beach edge. The clean-up will ensure the beach is safe for Saturday, December 1st when nearly 1,000 Western New Yorkers will participate in the Special Olympics Polar Plunge at 2pm.
Special Olympics is anticipating more than $175,000 from the 2018 Polar Plunge to benefit local athletes.
Special Olympics New York provides year-round sports training and competition in 23 Olympic-style sports to children and adults with intellectual disabilities at no cost to the athletes, their families or caregivers. The more than 66,000 athletes that train and compete with Special Olympics New York makes it the largest Special Olympics program in North America.