AN INTERVIEW WITH TOMMY KAIN, VP OF NORTH AMERICA SPORTS MARKETING WITH NIKE, BOARD CHAIR FOR SPECIAL OLYMPICS OREGON, AND A POLAR PLUNGER, AND SGT. GWEN JOHNS WITH THE NEWBERG/DUNDEE POLICE DEPT., VOLUNTEER WITH SOOR AND CHAIR OF THE LAW ENFORCEMENT TORCH RUN EXECUTIVE COUNCIL, ABOUT WHAT THE SPECIAL OLYMPICS OREGON IS AND HOW THEY RAISE FUNDS WITH THE POLAR PLUNGE.
bit Jumbo and of the Columbia River. Do the polar plunge for Special Olympics are again those are gonna talk about today on the shelf. On the show this time I'd like to welcome Tommy came that Tommy is vice president of North America sports marketing for Nike. Board chair for Special Olympics organ of polar plunge super plunger and probably most importantly father Jack. It was also like to welcome sergeant Glynn Johns with the Newburgh Dundee police department. Quinn is a ball into a Special Olympics Oregon and share of the law enforcement torch run executive council what new show guys. Good morning. So Tommy can start with you until you're about your involvement with Special Olympics Oregon. Well I go racing in. My feeling I've been involved with Special Olympics are over ten years now we we came into estimate laid many families do. My son Jack. Some. Intellectual disabilities and we
university and we just we did about what you would abide. Sports basketball tournament in 4 escrow the Pacific University are Saturday it was great. My whole clip he's really bolt yeah well. That's pretty fantastic. So Jolie a little bit about the Special Olympics and a Special Olympics oriented that happens throughout the state right. Yes it does I think down you know many people familiar with Special Olympics and it's. You know I would assume that they CS says the organization that provides year round sports. Training and opportunities to
just amazing. Quinn tell me how did you first get involved with Special Olympics were in. Well. I was the Bradley lost that surge and one of my sergeants I needs to go out to one of the day. Put it needs in McMahon bill. And later they do the annual torture iron to celebrate summer games. And Special Olympics is one of those things that once you do it you're hurt and your skin. So I've been involved with LE TR and Special Olympics since 1995. And gosh I can't even count how many. Gave it or competition and that I spend to pay go and hand out medals than men watched them. In their game. Two pension fund raising men tend to get the word out there as much as we can about Special Olympics . Can I ask can I comment on the fundraising that quit the team do for special if they lose. It's just it's