Featured YouTube Video: Polar Plungers
Check out this video of local residents braving frigid waters to raise money for the Special Olympics.
There's a lot of cool stuff going on in Brighton. Luckily, some of it is posted on YouTube.
Every once in a while, Brighton Patch will pick YouTube videos to feature. Today's pick is a video posted by user Wade Heinonen showing him and his brother, Danny, jumping into frigid waters during the Brighton Polar Plunge on Feb. 23 at Brighton High School.
The event was among 27 Polar Plunges conducted throughout Michigan this year to raise funds on behalf of about 19,000 Special Olympic Athletes.
The money raised at the event will go to aid Livingston County athletes by purchasing uniforms and the use gyms and soccer fields.
Danny, a local athlete, was one of the top fundraisers, raising more than $1,000.
The video currently has more than 1,000 views on YouTube.
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