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DTMB Cares: Polar Plunge 2020

Polar Plunge March 2020 Group Shot

DTMB participants in the 9th Annual Michigan Law Enforcement Torch Run Legislative Polar Plunge for Special Olympics include, back row, from left to right: Roberto? Alonzo, Dodge Howell, Jeff VanLiew, Brad Sterkenburg, Deborah O'Connell, Jennifer Beebe, and Claudia Kingston. Kneeling in the front row is Curt Munro.

On February 27, one of the coldest days of the year, DTMB's Brad Sterkenburg and a team of his coworkers from the Design and Delivery Division got the chance to take "the plunge" into raising awareness and support for Special Olympics Michigan?. The team from DTMB participated in the 9th Annual Michigan Law Enforcement Torch Run Legislative Polar Plunge for Special Olympics Michigan, raising $34,000 for Special Olympics Michigan in the process.

The video below highlights the event and includes a conversation with Brad about how he first became involved with Special Olympics Michigan as a student at Central Michigan University and why it's so important to do our part in helping communities and organizations across? the state.

This article is part of the DTMB Cares series, which highlights DTMB staff engagement in a host of volunteer and charitable activities. These activities? show how we're extending our dedication to helping, connecting, and solving beyond the scope of our day-to-day work and demonstrating how our staff is making a difference in the lives of our friends, families, coworkers, neighbors, and communities.