August Stays Busy with Three Derby Duck Races this Weekend

GAME EVENTS Derby Duck Race, Fundraising Community

Over 45,000 Derby Ducks will take the plunge this weekend for three quacky nonprofit organizations! Check them out and Adopt a Duck today! Remember, you don’t need to be present to win!


The GREAT Texarkana Duck Race

Who: CHRISTUS St. Michael Foundation

CHRISTUS St. Michael provides patient-centered quality care through the Center for Joint Replacement, the designated Primary Stroke Center, a Level III NICU, a Level III Trauma Center, as well as day surgery, open heart surgery, orthopedic surgery, vascular surgery, neurosurgery, cardiac/pulmonary rehabilitation, diagnostic radiology, therapeutic and wellness programs.

Where: Texarkana, TX at Holiday Springs Water Park

When: Saturday, August 20, 2016 from 9am – 11am CDT, Ducks Race at 10am

Highlights: Spend a day at the water park with children’s activities on Monkey Island and Splash Mountain Texarkana. At 10am 12,000 Derby Ducks will take a dip in the lazy river for their shot at one of six prizes!

Prizes: These lucky ducks are racing for the top duck prize of a 2016 Kia Soul WAGON. The next five ducks to cross the finish line will also receive a prize including a solar watch, $500 worth of picture framing, a char-broil 4-burn grill, a 55” flat screen TV, and a $500 gift card to Super 1 Foods!

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4th Annual Hope Floats Derby Duck Race

Who: Rocky Mountain Crisis Partners

Rocky Mountain Crisis Partners has become a leader in collaboration, striving to reduce redundancy in the behavioral health system by providing access to care and continuity of care through partnerships of existing providers. RMCP strives to help shape the future of Colorado’s behavioral health system through its insight and demonstrated expertise.

Where: Denver, CO at the Great Lawn Park in Lowry

When: Saturday, August 20, 2016 at 11am MDT

Highlights: This year’s Hope Floats will be complete with live music, entertainment, food, games and activities for the whole family and so much more! Every duck in the water is a life you helped change so Adopt Away!

Prizes: 5,000 are floating for cash. Three cash prizes will be offered at this year’s race including $500, $1,000 and a grand prize of $1,500!

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Nevada Humane Society Duck Race and Festival

Who: Nevada Humane Society

The Nevada Humane Society provides shelter and care to homeless pets, low-cost spay/neuter and vaccines, pet adoption and other services for the community. Today, more than 70,000 animals have been placed into loving homes since 2007 and NHS continues to grow, maintaining its status as one of the top communities in the country for saving homeless pets.

Where: Reno, NV at Wingfield Park

When: Sunday, August, 21, 2016 from 11am – 5pm PDT, Ducks Race at 4pm

Highlights: Join the ducky fun with food trucks, music and entertainment, a carnival, face painting, vendor booths, raffle contests, pet adoptions and more! You don’t want to miss this quacktastic day!

Prizes: 30,000 Derby Ducks are swimming to win the grand prize of a 2016 Toyota Corolla! Other fun prizes include tickets to the Great Reno Balloon Race, a Dine Around Reno Package, a Pampered Pet Package, and an exciting vacation! Get your duck on and adopt a duck and save a life today!

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