2011 Duck Derby at Kokomo Beach

It is time again for Samaritan Caregiver’s Annual Duck Derby!  Plan to bring the entire family on Thursday, July 28, 2011 to Kokomo Beach Family Aquatic Center from 5-10 p.m. for an evening of fun, games, and food.  

From 5-7 p.m, Duck Derby ticket holders (tickets $5 each) will receive free Papa John’s pizza, Coca Cola products, and enjoy free children’s games.  From 7-10 p.m., Kokomo Beach will be open to Duck Derby ticket holders with a wrist band.  Wrist bands are given out on a first come first serve basis beginning at 5 p.m. with 1,400 maximum capacity in Kokomo Beach.  Non-swimmers may view the races from bleachers outside the fence.

The Papa Duck and Rubber Duck races will be held in the Lazy River from 7-8 p.m.  Papa Duck’s are sponsored by local businesses and compete for a Papa John’s Pizza Party.  The winner of the rubber duck race will receive $500, courtesy of the Kokomo offices of Edward Jones Investments.

Rubber ducks race in the Annual Duck Derby at Kokomo Beach

 Duck Derby tickets are available for $5 each at the following locations:  First Farmers Bank & Trust (Kokomo, Greentown & Russiaville branches), Lisa’s Scissor Shack, Grindstone Charley’s, Richard’s Restaurant, City of Firsts Community FCU, Itty Bitty Boutique, Tiny Tots & Polka Dots, Solidarity Community FCU, local Woody’s locations, and the Samaritan Caregivers office. 

Call 765-453-7611 or check their website for more information. 

This  year’s event is sponsored by Z92.5 Kokomo’s Variety, Papa John’s Pizza, and First Farmers Bank & Trust.  Proceeds from the Duck Derby benefit Samaritan Caregivers, a nonprofit United Way organization providing free help to seniors in Howard County.

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