Garrett County Government Team Raises Over $7,800 for Special Olympics Maryland

Garrett County Government Team Raises Over $7,800 for Special Olympics Maryland at Deep Creek Lake, MD

In the spirit of community and generosity, 15 Garrett County Government employees took the plunge at the first-ever Community Dunk event, collectively raising an impressive $7,827 for Special Olympics Maryland. The first-ever Community Dunk drew new participants from across the county, all eager to support their friends, family, and colleagues as they braved the icy waters of Deep Creek Lake for a good cause.

Kevin Null led the fundraising efforts with a contribution of $2,400, closely followed by Tracy Kelley, who generously donated $1,325 to the cause. The combined efforts of every team member showcased the power of community action, with individual contributions ranging from $75 to over a thousand dollars.

The funds raised will go directly to Garrett County Special Olympic athletes.

Participants on the Garrett County Government team were: Kevin Null, Tracy Kelley, Sarah Myers, Nathaniel Watkins, Connor Norman, Matthew Kisner, Ryan Hershman, David Kordyban, Anthony Glotfelty, Michael Null, Brandon Hartman, Jeremiah Lewis, Addison White, Quentin Whetzel, Gavin Piper, and Nicholas Llanza.

A video recap of the dunk event can be found at

“We are overwhelmed by the support shown by our employees as part of the first-ever Community Dunk event,” said Commissioner Ryan Savage. “Seeing everyone come together, cheering on their friends, and raising such a significant amount for a great cause has been truly inspiring. We are grateful to every participant, donor, and volunteer who made this event a success.”

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