Jo-Kell Employees Raise Over $3,000 in the 2008 Polar Plunge to Benefit Special Olympics of Virginia
Chesapeake, VA (February 13, 2008) – Employees of Jo-Kell Inc., an electrical distribution and engineering Company, raised over $3,000 dollars for Special Olympics of Virginia in the 16th Annual Polar Plunge on February 3, 2008 at the Virginia Beach oceanfront.
This year’s team, the Jo-Kell “Frost Stars,” consisted of thirteen employees along with their family members. Employees were able to count on their friends and family as well as non-plunging co-workers to help raise funds for the annual plunge into the frigid waters of the Atlantic Ocean.
With the company matching the donations of the 13 team members, Jo-Kell donated $3,120 to the special cause. Money raised for the annual event goes to the Special Olympics in their community.
“Our employees form an incredible group of generous people,” said Jo-Kell’s CEO, Suzy Kelly. “They are always ready to jump in and support a great cause!
The Special Olympics Virginia Polar Plunge began in 1993 at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront. 3,522 plungers raised more than $850,000 in this year’s plunge.