CMN Duck Race Set for April 18 at Prien Lake Park

Lake Charles, Louisiana - Thousands of yellow rubber ducks will fill the Prien Lake Park waterway on Sunday, April 18, as the Children's Miracle Network Duck Race, presented by Cameron State Bank, makes its way back to Lake Charles.  Festivities begin at 12:00 noon.  Pack your bag lunch and come enjoy an afternoon of family fun and activities. The ducks will be released into the water at 2:00 p.m. The first 8 ducks to cross the finish line will "waddle" away with the following fabulous prizes:

  • Grand prize - Dinner$ and Buck$ on the Duck - 12 months of Dining Gift Cards for a family of 4, plus additional Gift Cards for a Shopping Spree (valued over $3,500).
  • $2,010.00 cash donated by Coushatta Casino Resort.
  • Senior Session or Individual Photography Package courtesy of Action Sports Photo.
  • 42" Flat Screen Television courtesy of Best Buy.
  • Family Fun getaway for Four courtesy of L'Auberge du Lac Casino Resort.
  • One year fitness membership for a family of Four courtesy of GiGi's Fitness Center of CHRISTUS St. Patrick Hospital.
  • A set of Bridgestone or Firestone passenger or light truck tires courtesy of Southern Tire Mart.
  • DXG High Definition Video Camera with accessories courtesy of Walmart #505, DeRidder.

Duck adoptions are $5 each and can be purchased online at  or by visiting a Cameron State Bank location.

Proceeds will benefit the Children's Miracle Network.  Event Sponsors include Cameron State Bank, Southwest Louisiana Imaging, Graybar, Triangle Electric, CSE Federal Credit Union, Southside Machine Works, Team CITGO and GPS.

For more information about the Children's Miracle Network Duck Race, log on to or call "Duck Central" at (337) 491-7750.