Rotary Ducky Dash Runs Again

Quackers the Rotary Duck

Quackers the Rotary Duck

The Lamar Rotary is gearing up again for the 13th Annual Ducky Dash set for Willow Creek Park during Lamar Days, May 17th at 12:30pm.  The Rotary mascot, “Quackers” will be present in the middle of the Park near the race headquarters.  Area grade school students will participate in a series of races, helping to pick the winners.  Proceeds from ticket sales help fund purchase of dictionaries for all area 3rd grade students. 

The first prize winner will receive $750, second prize is $250 and five, third prize winners will receive $100 each.  Cash prizes will be awarded to the student winners of the races and all race participants will receive a certificate for roasted ears of corn from Southeastern Diversified Services. 

Mike Renkin Gives the Ducks a Spin

Mike Renkin Gives the Ducks a Spin

The heats will have 5th and 6th grade level winners drawing for the first place cash prize.  Third and 4th grade race winners will draw for the 2nd place cash prize and K through 2nd grade winners in five heats will draw for the 5, $100 cash prizes. 

Tickets are $25 for a six ‘quack’ or individual tickets are $5.  Contact Cathy Buxton at 688-7840 for ticket information if a Rotarian hasn’t contacted you yet.

By Russ Baldwin

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