NewDay USA, a nationwide VA mortgage lender, today announced it has teamed up with Special Olympics Maryland as a major sponsor of the 21st Annual MSP Polar Bear Plunge, January 26 – 28, 2017, held at Sandy Point State Park on the Chesapeake Bay. The three-day fundraising event supports more than 7,300 athletes throughout Maryland, and is estimated to be the world’s largest polar bear plunge.
As part of the company’s commitment:
>>NewDay USA Presents the Military, Fire, Police and EMS Plunge, registration beginning at 10:30 a.m. with the plunge scheduled for 12:00 p.m. on Friday, January 27, 2017
>>NewDay USA Presents the Corporate Plunge, registration beginning at2:00 p.m. with the plunge scheduled for at 3:30 p.m. on Friday, January 27, 2017
“Through our corporate giving efforts, NewDay USA has been a supporter of Special Olympics Maryland for many years,” said Rear Admiral Tom Lynch (USN, Ret.), executive chairman of NewDay USA. “We are thrilled to have the opportunity to serve as a Presenting Sponsor of two of the event’s plunges and to demonstrate the importance that NewDay USA places on one of its core values, ‘Giving Back.’ We have quite a few team members fired up to take the plunge themselves.”
The company’s sponsorship includes registration for more than 100 NewDay USA employees and college students participating in the company’s internship program who will be taking the plunge in a show of support for Special Olympic athletes, as well as members of Maryland’s military and first responder communities.
“NewDay USA has been a supporter of the Special Olympics and its mission of providing Olympic sports competition for the disabled since our company was founded in 1999,” said NewDay USA CEO Rob Posner. “We are honored to be a Presenting Sponsor for this year’s MSP Polar Bear Plunge.”
Overall, approximately 10,000 plunge participants are expected to take part in the event this year. All participants pledge $75 or more for the privilege to take to the waters of the Chesapeake Bay. The goal for this year’s plunge is to raise $2,500,000 for Special Olympics Maryland.
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