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This Week at APSU: Polar Plunge at Foy Pool to raise money for Special Olympics

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Join hundreds of brave souls from 10:00am-noon on Saturday, February 22nd, 2020 at the Austin Peay State University (APSU) Foy Fitness and Recreation Center pool and support Special Olympics Tennessee athletes by taking a chilly dip.

Austin Peay State University to hold annual Polar Plunge this Saturday, February 22nd. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University to hold annual Polar Plunge this Saturday, February 22nd. (APSU)

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Clarksville Police to hold Tip a Cop to Support of Special Olympics at O’Charley’s on December 18th

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department will be holding their Tip a Cop Fundraiser event for Special Olympics at the O’Charley’s located at 674 North Riverside Drive, on December 18th, 2019, from 11:00am-1:30pm and 4:30pm-7:30pm.

For those who can’t come out and dine with us, yea want to give, donations can be dropped off anytime at O’Charley’s, December 18th, between 11:00am-8:00pm.

Clarksville Police Department's Tip a Cop event to take place December 18th at the O'Charley's on Riverside Drive.

Clarksville Police Department’s Tip a Cop event to take place December 18th at the O’Charley’s on Riverside Drive.

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2019 Polar Plunge raises over $10,000 for Special Olympics

 

Polar Plunge at APSU

2019 Polar Plunge at APSUClarksville, TN – Dozens of brave souls signed up for this year’s Polar Plunge, which was held Saturday at Austin Peay State University’s Foy Fitness and Recreation Center Pool. Spectators enjoyed a very eclectic costume contest, followed by teams and individuals diving into the chilly water, all to support Tennessee Special Olympics.

‘Plungers’ who raised money for the cause were rewarded for their fund-raising efforts with post-plunge pizza. Some prizes were awarded for costume contest winners, as well as outstanding fund-raising achievement.

Members of the Clarksville Police Department led the charge at this year's Polar Plunge. The event held Saturday at APSU's Foy Pool raised more than $10,000 for Tennessee Special Olympics.

Members of the Clarksville Police Department led the charge at this year’s Polar Plunge. The event held Saturday at APSU’s Foy Pool raised more than $10,000 for Tennessee Special Olympics.

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Clarksville Police to participate in Polar Plunge at Austin Peay State University

 

Clarksville Police Department 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department will be taking part in the 2019 Polar Plunge. CPD invites everyone to come on out and jump in with us for Special Olympics.

The Clarksville Police Tip A Cop fundraiser was recently held at O’Charleys on North Riverside Drive and $3539 raised for Special Olympics in a single day. It was the largest amount ever raised in Tennessee during a Tip A Cop lunch event

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Clarksville Police Tip A Cop Special Olympics Fundraiser gets huge support from Community

 

Clarksville Police Department (CPD) 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – The Clarksville community came out, in mass, with their hearts and wallets open in support of the Tip A Cop fundraiser for Special Olympics held at O’Charleys, 674 North Riverside Drive. 

There was $3539 raised for Special Olympics in a single day.  The Clarksville community raised the bar by donating the largest amount ever raised in Tennessee during a Tip A Cop lunch event–$1990, thus raising awareness for Special Olympics Tennessee and the Polar Plunge.

Clarksville Police held their Tip A Cop Special Olympics Fundraiser at the O’Charleys on Riverside Drive. (Amy Parker)

Clarksville Police held their Tip A Cop Special Olympics Fundraiser at the O’Charleys on Riverside Drive. (Amy Parker)

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Clarksville Police to take part in Polar Plunge at APSU

 

Clarksville Police Department

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department will be part of the 2019 Polar Plunge, so CPD invites you all to come on out and jump in with us for Special Olympics.

Clarksville Police are also in the planning phase of setting up a Tip A Cop with a local business with the proceeds going to Special Olympics. CPD will be putting more on their Facebook as their plans progress. Clarksville Police are also working on getting some special guest plungers.

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2014 Clarksville Polar Plunge for Special Olympics

 

Trust us…this will be the COOLEST thing you do all year!

Special Olympics of TennesseeClarksville, TN – Come and join hundreds of brave individuals on Sunday, February 23rd at 1:30pm and support Special Olympics Tennessee athletes by jumping into the chilly waters of the outdoor pool at Foy Recreation Center on Austin Peay State University campus.

With just $50.00 in donations each plunger receives the official long-sleeved Plunge t-shirt and all bragging rights associated with such a brave endeavor.

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APSU was “freezin’ for a reason” to support the Salvation Army

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Students and Faculty at Austin Peay State University took the plunge on Tuesday to help those who are unable to help themselves in our community. As part of the University Recreation Department’s Polar Plunge event students were asked to make donations of clothing and other items to help support the local Salvation Army.

The Polar Plunge event involves jumping into the frigid waters 42.2 degree water at the outdoors Foy Center Pool. It wasn’t just the students, APSU President Tim Hall along with other faculity and university staff also took the plunge. Afterwards they dried off and warmed up with hot chocolate in the warming caress of portable propane heaters.

Taking the plunge!

Taking the plunge!

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