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Freezin' for a Reason splashes in the Oil City this month

(Casper, Wyo.) - Dressed in crazy costumes, area residents will jump into freezin’ cold waters to raise money for Special Olympics Wyoming athletes! When the day of the jump arrives, there is excitement and anticipation in the air as friends gather to share the evening, celebrate the abilities and accomplishments of Special Olympics athletes, and prepare to jump! There will be delicious snacks and hot beverages for the jumpers to enjoy, opportunities to win awards and fun costumes! This fundraiser is a family-friendly, community event bringing together local residents, friends from neighboring towns, as well as brave individuals of all ages representing caring companies, civic organizations, local schools and law enforcement. Jackalope Jumps are open to the public, and all spectators are encouraged to come out to cheer on the brave jumpers. All proceeds benefit Special Olympics Wyoming programs. There are nineteen Jackalope Jumps scheduled in 2016. - February 19th Casper-Casper Family Aquatics Center-Registration beings at 5pm, jump starts at 6pm. For more information about the Jackalope Jump or to register please visit www.specialolympicswy.org or call the Special Olympics Wyoming office at (307) 235-3062. Feature Photo: Tim Kupsick/Pitchengine Communities #oilcity #news #whatshappening #specialolpympicswyo