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.
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.