Carol Woodward, center, director of WVU Medicine Pharmaceutical Services, along with pharmacy residents Kara Piechowski and Brittany Palasik enjoy a refreshing dip in the Monongahela River Saturday during the Polar Plunge, which supports the West Virginia Special Olympics

The event, sponsored by WVU Medicine, was held at Star City Park and Marina. A photo gallery, featuring participants with WVU Medicine ties is available here.

The women were part of a team representing WVU School of Pharmacy, honorary Phi Lambda Sigma and WVU Medicine Hospital Pharmacy. The team raised a total of $2,283 for Special Olympics.