Thursday, August 29, 2013

2nd Annual Macon Waves Ducky Derby

The 2nd Annual Macon Waves Ducky Derby was held on Saturday August 24th.  The Franklin Young Professionals had been working hard these past few months preparing for the event and selling tickets for the event.  The ducks went into the river at 2:00 pm.  The duck race was a bit more exciting this year than last.  The river was flowing a bit faster and the ducks were much more spread out in the river.  It was exciting to watch the first lucky duck cross the finish line.  Congrats to all of our lucky winners! 
Start of the Ducky Derby!
We were able to raise well over $2,000 with the event this year.  All of the proceeds from the event will be going to support our FYP Scholar Award and a portion will also go to the Greenway.  We will giving out two $1,000 scholarships again this upcoming spring. 
Ducks in the River
We would like to thank all of our individuals and local businesses that sponsored our event!  This event would not have been possible without you and we are proud to be able to hand out the FYP Scholar Award again this year to two deserving local high schoolers.  Thank you to everyone who participated and helped the day of the event.  We would also like to thank everyone who purchased ducks to race! 
Approaching the Finish Line
Cleaning them up from the River

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