Shelburne Police Update & Polar Plunge 2018 Raise Over $19, 000 In Support Of Special Olympics

Shelburne Polar plunge for special olympics raises over $19,000.00

Shelburne Police hosted a 2018 Polar Plunge for the Special Olympics on February 19, 2017 (Family Day Monday) as part of Shelbrrr Fest 2018.

PC Jeff Mclean of the Shelburne Police Service organized this fundraising event with what was considered a challenging goal of raising $10,000.00 for Special Olympics.  PC Mclean not only reached that goal, but almost doubled it.  The Shelburne event raised $19,270.00!

Thanks to the 30+ plungers, the Shelburne Air Cadets, Shelburne and District Fire Department, Dufferin County Paramedic Service​,  Shelbrrr Fest​, the Shelburne Kinsmen, Pete’s Deli, Canadian Bath Bomb Company, Shelburne Family Chiropractic and so many more for their efforts in taking this event a success!

Here is the list of plungers:

Shelburne Police Chief Kent Moore

Shelburne Police Sgt. Mark Bennett

Shelburne Police Constable Ryan Hubbert

Shelburne Police Constable Jeff McLean

Shelburne Police Auxiliary Constable Dennis Jeronimo

Shelburne & District Fire Chief Brad Lemaich​

Shelburne & District Fire Fighter Joel Chisholm

Dufferin Paramedic Service Chief Tom Reid

Dufferin Paramedic Dillon Varey

Shelburne Mayor Ken Bennington

Shelburne Deputy Mayor Geoff Dunlop

Shelburne Town Councillor Dan Sample

Town of Shelburne Works Lead Hand Brad MacDonald

Town of Shelburne Bylaw Officer Vanessa Albanese

Special Olympian Ryan MacBean

Dr. Stephanie Avery

Rebecca Buck (Hyland Heights Elementary School)

Trish Linton (Hyland Heights Elementary School)

Becky Nienhuis (Glenbrook Elementary School)

Todd Schooley (Glenbrook Elementary School)

MJ Stewart (Glenbrook Elementary School)

Erinn Yetman(Glenbrook Elementary School)

Charity Hunter (Glenbrook Elementary School)

Valerie Smith (Glenbrook Elementary School)

Belinda Cox (Centre Dufferin District High School)

Caleb Jonker (Centre Dufferin District High School)

Morgan Priest (Centre Dufferin District High School)

Zoe Priest (Centre Dufferin District High School)

Emma Schofield (Centre Dufferin District High School)

Madison Gray

Andrew Boyle

Anthony Benevided

Heather Hunter

The two top individual fundraisers were Dan Sample & Ken Bennington. The top fundraising team was Super Troopers/Shelburne Police Service. “We look forward to hosting this event for many years to come! “, states PC Mclean. PC Mclean also thanks Country 105​for broadcasting the plunge live on Facebook! “What a great community we serve. Thank-you to all the participants, community partners, and to those who supported the event through pledges and by attending the event.  The success of this event is a testament to the great people of Shelburne.  Thank-you PC Mclean for you hard work on this event”, states Chief Moore.

The above media release provided by Shelburne Police Services Media Relations Officer, Sergeant Paul Neumann.


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