2003 Duck Derby adoptions now available

July 1, 1993

2003 Duck Derby adoptions now available

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May 30 is Duck Derby Adoption Kick-off Day!

The 2003 Duck Derby duck race will be at 5 p.m., July 4, at Beattie Park on the Rock River immediately following the Y95 Rock River Regatta. Adopt a duck for $5 for a chance to win $5,000, or buy a “Quack Pack” of six adoptions for $25. Proceeds from the Duck Derby will benefit Family Counseling Services (FCS) of Rockford.

On May 30, all Hilander Food Stores will distribute an adoption form with each grocery order. Papa John’s Pizza will include a form with each pizza order, and Northwest Bank and MembersAlliance Credit Union will distribute a form with each transaction.

Duck Derby adoption forms can also be picked up from many area businesses including all Hilander Food Stores, Northwest Bank, Blackhawk State Bank and MembersAlliance Credit Union locations.

Many “adoptathons” are also scheduled through July 4 at area Hilander Food Stores, American on East State Street and MembersAlliance Credit Union on Alpine Road. “Quacky” the duck will be on hand at all adoptathons to help adopt ducks.

Information: visit the Web site at www.july4duckderby.com or call 963-RACE.

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