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Adopt-A-Family Hosts Annual Ducky Derby In West Palm Beach

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On Sunday, March 8, 2015, the community is invited to join Adopt-A-Family of the Palm Beaches at its 3rd Annual Ducky Derby. The festival will include a variety of family-friendly activities, prizes and a pond of 10,000 yellow rubber ducks.

“This is by far one of our most fun events,” said Adopt-A-Family’s CEO Matt Constantine. “It is a chance for families and those in the community to partake in a fun event that helps a great cause. By supporting the Ducky Derby, you are making a difference in the lives of families with children who are in need.”

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The public is asked get involved by “adopting-a-duck,” ranging in packs of 1-100. All funds will be used to support Adopt-A-Family’s mission to help families with children achieve stability and self-sufficiency.

During the event, several ducks will be drawn randomly from the pond and the selected duck’s “parent,” determined with a scanned bar code, will win a prize. Prizes include a total of $5,000, a week-long stay at an Orlando resort and tickets to various local restaurants and businesses.

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One duck is $5, a “Quack Pack” of six ducks is $25, or a “Flock of Ducks” (25 ducks) is $100. Click here to adopt a duck. Ducks will also be available for adoption at the event.

For more information about the Ducky Derby, duck adoption program or Adopt-A-Family, please contact Layren Espinosa at 561-253-1361, extension 112.

WHEN: Sunday, March 8, 2015 at 3 p.m.

WHERE:
CityPlace
700 S. Rosemary Ave.
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
Ph. 561-820-0074

TICKETS: This event is free and open to the public.

 

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