Have a swimmingly good time watching your duck and help benefit Spooner House from now until Friday, June 24. The Housy River Duck Race takes place on Saturday, June 25 at 2 p.m. starting at the Derby/Shelton Bridge on the Housatonic River .
The enter-to-win tickets are $5 per duck of which $2 will support Area Congregations Together (ACT) Spooner House. You may purchase your duck tickets at Spooner House, 30 Todd Road in Shelton any Monday - Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Any tickets you purchase will have a corresponding number for your duck during the race. Last year 55 ducks were sold, which resulted in a $110 donation to ACT.
Each duck ticket will give you an opportunity to win a prize for the first 65 ducks to cross the finish line. The grand prize is $1,000 cash; 2nd place is four, one-day Park Hopper passes redeemable at Disney Theme Parks; 3rd place is $500; 4th place is a 50" LED HDTV and the 5th place winner receives a new Apple watch. The prizes and contest are sponsored by the St. Mary - St. Michael Development Committee in Derby . The school group has other organizations participating in the ticket selling as well, which means there will be more ducks!
A list of all prizes and winners will be posted on the St. Mary-St. Michael School website at:
https://stmarystmichaelct.eduk12.net/ Search for upcoming events.
Watch and cheer for your winning number duck during the race down the Housatonic River.
(This is a press release from Spooner House)