Event:  2016 Polar Plunge in Marina Del Rey on Saturday, February 27 , 2015.   This event raises funds for Special Olympics Southern California.  The Polar Plunge is a unique opportunity for individuals, organizations, and anyone to support people with intellectual disabilities by running into the chilly waters.  Check out the fun video below!

Additional details:  For just a minimum of $50, you can participate in the coolest event of 2015 — the Polar Plunge. Not only will you brave the cold waters, but you’ll have the opportunity to earn incentives, party with friends, and show off your plunge power to help support Special Olympics.  You can also donate here!

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About:  Special Olympics Southern California enriches the lives of more than 17,000 athletes with intellectual disabilities and their communities through sports, education, and athlete health.

Your generous support helps fund Special Olympics programs in your community. Every dollar raised through the Polar Plunge not only provides free year-round sports training and competition for people with intellectual disabilities, but also gives them empowerment, joy, and improved health.

Special Olympics helps build the self-confidence of a person with intellectual disabilities so they can work and give back to their community. It drives the athletes’ determination so they can overcome hurdles. It inspires people to open their hearts to the wider range of human potential and talent. It provides people with intellectual disabilities an opportunity to shine and live happier, healthier, and longer lives.

Click here for more info!  http://www.sosc.org/laplunge

View Polar Plunge video below!


VENICE STAYCATION:  Spend time in the Marina


About: Marina del Rey’s the Marina is the world’s largest man-made small craft harbor with 19 marinas. It has the capacity for 5,300 boats and is home port to approximately 6,500 boats. The marina houses a wide variety of restaurants, hotels, bars, boats and a beach. In addition to great entertainment options, one can find fishing and whale watching tours, parasailing, stand up paddle boarding and more.   View list here! www.visitveniceca.com/2015/05/15/the-marina-marina-del-rey/



Dine and drink  Tony P’s Dockside Grill!   Voted by local newspapers and T.V. Stations! Tony P’s Dockside and Grill has the best steak, seafood, outside dining, beer selection, bar food, blood Mary! Westside #1 Sports Tavern and Happy Hour. One of top three fish and chips, American BBQ and martinis! Weekend Breakfast with Bottomless Mimosas at Tony P’s!   Great patio with Marina view! Happy Hour Mon-Thurs. 3-6 p.m. Fri.’til 7p.m. 4445 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey, CA – 90292. www.TonyPs.com



Dine and drink at Marina Grill and Bar!  California cuisine and local enchantment combine for a truly memorable dining experience in the heart of Marina del Rey. Relax by the fire or on the outdoor patio with a specialty cocktail, while looking out over Mother’s Beach.

The Marina Grill and Bar is located in the Hilton Garden Inn Marina del Rey, and is open for breakfast, happy hour and dinner and features a full bar. Marina Grill and Bar. All you can eat breakfast buffet for $14.95.   4200 Admiralty Way. Marina del Rey, CA 90292 | www.marinagrillandbar.com


Spend a night in Marina del Rey at the Hilton Garden Inn!

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About Hilton Garden Inn:  This waterfront hotel is less than 2 miles from the Venice Beach Boardwalk and under 4 miles from the Santa Monica Pier.   All rooms offer sophisticated decor and custom-designed beds, plus flat-screen TVs with premium cable channels, minifridge, microwaves and free WiFi. Suites add separate living areas; some have loft bedrooms and private patios.
A buffet breakfast is available (fee), and there’s an on-site restaurant serving California cuisine and a 24/7 pantry. There’s also a 24/7 fitness center, outdoor pool and whirlpool. Additional amenities include 2 meeting rooms and business center.  4200 Admiralty Way, Marina Del Rey, CA 90292  hiltongardeninn3.hilton.com

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