In advance of Special Olympics Connecticut's annual fundraising event, the New London at on Feb. 20, Patch is profiling local Plungers. Today, meet Girl Scout Troop 580.
Name: Jamie Bonito, Shannon Swanson, Rachel Flaherty, Erica Jenkins, Samantha Falkowski & Erin O’Conner - Girl Scout Troop 580
Town of residence: Windsor Locks
Occupation: Students at Windsor Locks Middle School
First Plunge? If not, how many? First Plunge
Why take the Plunge? The girls in our troop are all working toward our Silver Award. So we thought raising money for the Special Olympics was a great way to start.
What does Special Olympics mean to you? It means friends helping friends.