Hotchkiss Swimathon sends athletes to Special Olympics

The Hotchkiss School’s annual Swimathon for the Special Olympics raised $12,000 this year. Photo submitted

SALISBURY — The 24th annual Hotchkiss Swimathon, held on Sunday, Nov. 4, at the school’s pool, was the second most successful to date.

Organizer Keith Moon reported this week that 207 swimmers raised $12,000 for the Northwest Connecticut Special Olympics swim team and Special Olympics Connecticut.

“This is the third time the swimathon has raised at least $10,000 and it is our second-highest donation to Special Olympics ever,” Moon said.

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