WVWC interim president Dr. James Moore takes the plunge at Saturday's Polar Plunge fundraiser for the Special Olympics at the Riverwalk. / Photos by Katie Kuba

Freezin’ for a Reason: 2023 Polar Plunge participants dive into fundraising for the Special Olympics

BUCKHANNON — Participants in the 2023 Freezin’ for a Reason Polar Plunge fundraiser for the Special Olympics of West Virginia were greeted with temperatures in the mid-40s Saturday as they took their promised dips in the Buckhannon River.

Below are a few photos from the event; more will be posted soon.

Mayor Robbie Skinner was part of Team Awesome.
Upshur County Commissioner Doug Bush, at left, wades right in donning his Creature from the Black Lagoon costume.

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