Duck race brings in more than $2,000

Duck race brings in more than $2,000
(Photo : Gordon Lambie)

By Gordon Lambie

The rubber duck race to benefit Way’s Mills United Church proved to be a great success over the weekend. Gathered outdoors in the sunshine, spectators watched from above as the small colourful birds dodged the rocks and shoals of the Niger River to make their way from start to finish.
“We are very happy” said organizer Nicole Poitras, noting that between the initial sales of the ducks, donations received, and proceeds from the hot dog and plant sales that took place as a part of the event, the fundraiser managed to raise well over $2,000.
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