Rotary again racing the ducks

The Rotary Club of Yorkton is again holding a rubber duck derby as a fundraiser.

The Rotary Club of Yorkton “is pleased to support Yorkton’s Running of the Ducks (well … rubber duckies),” explained Ducks Chair Lee Rusnak at the May 6 regular meeting of Yorkton Council.

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“The Ducks have rested all year and are itchin’ to make a big splash,” noted a letter circulated to Council.  

Ducks can be sponsored by purchasing a ticket available from any Yorkton Rotarian, any Yorkton Minor Football player or member or from select local businesses. Tickets can also be reserved/ordered by emailing:  duckderby_tickets@yorktonrotary.org  

More information regarding this event, rules, payout, or on how to purchase tickets is available at Yorkton Rotary Clubs Facebook page (@yorktonrotary) or the clubs website (www.yorktonrotary.org).

This fun fundraising event provides support for the Yorkton Community Clubhouse and many other Rotary initiatives such as;

Rotary Youth Exchange Builds peace one young person at a time. Students learn a new language, discover another culture, and truly become global citizens. Exchanges for students 15 to 19 years old are sponsored by Rotary clubs in more than 100 countries.

Parkland College Scholarships - Award education scholarships to selected post-secondary students.

Meals on Wheels - Each Friday at noon, hot lunches are delivered by Rotarians to individuals on the program.

Parkland College Trades and Technology Centre – Contributed $45,000.00.

Multi-Purpose Health Facility - Contributed with a pledge of $50,000.

Community Clubhouse – Contributed with a pledge of $25,000.

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