Children's Miracle Network duck race will go on rain or shine - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Children's Miracle Network duck race will go on rain or shine

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From the local Children's Miracle Network Office:

Due to the threat of rain and thunderstorms being forecasted for Saturday, April 18 a few adjustments to the CMN Duck Race event has to be made. 

As a result the gumbo cook off and other pre-race activities have been cancelled.  However, the ducks WILL race on Saturday, rain or shine!  As of now, the ducks will be released into the water at 10:00 a.m. at Prien Lake Park.  Winners will be announced shortly after the race is complete.  

Duck adoptions are still available by logging on to www.duckrace.com/lakecharles.  All proceeds benefit the Children's Miracle Network.     

For more information, call 491-7750. 

The Prien Lake Park waterway will fill with thousands of yellow rubber ducks this Saturday, April 18, at 1:00 p.m. as the Children's Miracle Network Duck Race makes it way back to Lake Charles.  The first eight ducks to cross the finish line will "waddle" away with fabulous prizes including:

Grand prize--$5,000 cash

2nd prize-$2,009 cash provided by Coushatta Casino Resort

3rd prize-two-night hotel accommodations in San Antonio, Texas compliments of GlobeTrek Travel

4th prize-a set of Cooper Tires donated by Pumpelly Tire

5th prize-"Family Frills & Thrills" package filled with free passes and gift cards to local attractions and restaurants

6th prize-"Makeover Mania" Party for six provided by Club Tabby

7th prize-a pair of season tickets to the Louisiana Swashbucklers compliments of the Louisiana Swashbucklers

8th prize-a SPRINT phone and accessories package courtesy of The SPRINT Store on Derek Drive

Need not be present to win!

 

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