We have three fun rubber duck races this weekend for three different, yet amazing nonprofits in Fremont, Columbia and Santa Cruz. Adopt your ducks today!
23rd Annual Ducks for Bucks Benefit Race
The Kiwanis Club of Fremont partners with multiple nonprofits within the community to adopt 7,000 ducks for their causes. Nonprofit selling organizations include schools, various youth organizations and clubs, churches, and adult & family service groups. Nearly $17,500 was paid out in 2016 to local charities and nonprofits!
Where: Fremont, CA at Elizabeth Lake
When: Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. PDT
Highlights: This race truly brings the community together by allowing any nonprofit to participate and earn money for their organizations! Family activities will begin at 11:00 a.m. and the ducks will race at 1:00 p.m.
Some lucky duck adopter will win the great grand prize of a car of their choice, from any dealer in the Fremont Auto Mall up to a $30,000 purchase. Other prizes include a grand prize of $2,000 cash, Disneyland passes, a wellness package and a weekend stay and fine dining package.
Racer Website: www.ducks4bucks.org
27th Annual Ducky Derby
Who: Omega Nu
Omega Nu has been serving Santa Cruz County since 1903 through charitable events, scholarships, and community service. One hundred percent of the proceeds from the Duck Derby goes directly back to the community.
Where: Friendship Gardens at Harvey West Park
When: Saturday, April 22, 2017 from 10:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. PDT
Highlights: The Santa Cruz community will join together in Friendship Gardens at Harvey West Park to enjoy an afternoon of food, carnival games, live music, and local entertainment! This unique race features a custom-built course the Derby Ducks and will run several heats throughout the afternoon. Don’t worry, all 12,000 Derby Ducks will have their chance to race! This ducky race features hundreds of prizes with gift certificates to local businesses in Santa Cruz! Adopt a Duck and Help a Community today!
Racer Website: www.duckyderbysantacruz.org
CoMo Duck Derby 2017
The Central Missouri Humane Society is the leading animal welfare agency in mid-Missouri. Their primary goal is to find caring, lasting homes for every adoptable animal. In addition to finding homes for stray and unwanted animals, they also provide low-cost veterinary services for pet owners in the community.
Where: Columbia, MO at Stephens Lake Park
When: Saturday, April 22, 2017 from 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. CDT. The ducks race at 2:00 p.m.
Highlights: Columbia residents can enjoy an afternoon of live music, food, family friendly activities, and of course sunglass wearing ducks! CMHS will also have adoptable animals on site so you can meet your new best friend! Don’t miss out on this inaugural event!
Prizes include $500 cash, a hotel stay and a weekend pet stay. One lucky duck will have a chance to win $10,000!
Racer Website: http://www.comoduckderby.com