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[17 Jan 2011 | 4 Comments | 3,601 views]
Plunging for Special Olympics Arkansas

Mitchell Mote, a Benton Realtor and immediate past president of the Benton/Bryant Realtors Association, wanted to start the board’s Special Olympics Arkansas fundraising efforts off right.
What did he do? He jumped in Hurricane Lake on Saturday morning in 33-degree water after presenting area Realtors and affiliated businesses a challenge — he’d hop in the lake if contributors donated some cash.
Realtors and affiliates responded to Mote’s challenge by giving $199.23 to Special Olympics — far exceeding Mote’s initial goal of $100 and getting close to the newer goal of $200. You …