Sen. Jones takes ‘Polar Plunge’
Lansing— State Sen. Rick Jones, R-Grand Ledge, vaults into an ice-cold pool in front of the Capitol on Thursday. Jones and other legislators participated in the Legislative Polar Plunge” in order to raise money for the Special Olympics. Jones is a board member of the Special Olympics Michigan Committee and has been a volunteer at the summer games for many years. In total $30,000 was raised for Special Olympics athletes. Jones was the only senator to take the plunge, while others contributed to the fund. Lt. Gov. Brian Calley and members of the Michigan House also participated in the event.