Mesquite community raises more than $22,000 for Special Olympics Texas
The Mesquite Police Department led the charge and helped raise more than $22,000 for Special Olympics Texas. On Feb. 1, Mesquite residents took part in the annual Polar Plunge, plunging into 49- degree water. In the past 10 years, the Mesquite community has donated more than $200,000 through the annual event that generates funds to help provide people with intellectual disabilities the opportunity to compete in year-round sports. Read more about the event.