April 18, 2017 > Ducks for Bucks returns
Ducks for Bucks returns
Submitted By Kiwanis Club of Fremont
Get ready for an invasion of rubber ducks. Thousands of them will descend on Fremonts Lake Elizabeth on Saturday, April 22 as the Kiwanis Club of Fremont kicks off its annual Ducks for Bucks race to benefit local charities and non-profit agencies.
This is the 23rd year for the popular event which last year, raised more than $17,000 for numerous Tri-City organizations. The event starts at 11 a.m. and will include music, carnival games, food booths and childrens activities. The duck race starts at 1 p.m. Visitors can adopt rubber ducks by making a donation of $5 for one duck or $25 for six ducks. Rubber ducks also can be adopted ahead of time by visiting the Ducks4Bucks website at www.ducks4bucks.org.
Numerous prizes donated by Tri-City businesses also will be awarded including the top prize of a new car from the Fremont Automall.
Other prizes include:
¥A $2,000 grand prize
¥A wellness package
¥Living trust package
¥Diamond pendant necklace
¥Four Disneyland Park Hopper passes
¥Girls and boys bicycles
¥Weekend stay and fine dining at Fremont venues
In addition to the Kiwanis Club of Fremont, other event sponsors include the Fremont Bank Foundation, Tri-City Voice, Fremont Automall, Tereo Chiropractic, Bernard, Balgley & Bonaccorsi, LLP, Dale Hardware, Washington Hospital Healthcare System, Masonic Homes of California, ChrisÕs Jewelry and Republic Services. Individual donors include Marsha and Al Badella, Tom and Gail Blalock, Chip and Laura Koehler and Shirley Sisk.
Ducks for Bucks Benefit Race
11 a.m. Ð 2 p.m.
Saturday, April 22
Lake Elizabeth, Central Park
40000 Paseo Padre Parkway, Fremont
Donation is $5 per duck; $25 for six ducks