Naugatuck PD detective to climb Mount Kilimanjaro to raise money for Special Olympics Connecticut

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A Naugatuck police detective is set to make a big climb for a good cause.

Detective Tom McGarvey will join a group of law enforcement officers from around Connecticut to climb Mount Kilimanjaro and raise more than $100,000 for Special Olympics Connecticut.

The team is planning on climbing the mountain in February 2020.

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Det. McGarvey is a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps.

He has set a personal fundraising goal of $10,000.

Officials said that money generated from fundraising efforts will benefit athletes in Connecticut and the Special Olympics program as a whole.

For more information on the fundraising effort, click here.

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