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Duck Race for the Arts
July 4 @ 6:00 pm - 6:25 pm
Duck Race 2018 Winners Announced
5, 4, 3, 2, 1 – Dump the Ducks! More than 803 ducks raced down Kings Creek at Brevard College on July 4 during the Transylvania Community Arts Council’s annual Duck Race. More than two hundred fans cheered the ducks as they floated to the finish line. The City of Brevard celebrated their 150th Birthday with the mayor, Jimmy Harris, and birthday cake at the end of the Duck Race.
And the winners of the 2018 Duck Race are:
1st Place – Margo Overto ($250)
2nd Place – Kathy Everham ($50)
3rd Place – City of Brevard Raffle (Fresh Baked Pie from Blue Ridge Bakery)
4th Place – Jack Shess (Ice Cream from Rocky’s Grill & Soda Shop)
5th Place – Lisa Patty (Gift Card to Number 7 Arts Gallery)
6th Place – David Wahl (Gift Card to Local Color)
7th Place – Chris Pobocik (Gift Card to Kiwi Gelato)
8th Place – Martine Stolk (Gift Bag with Duck Items)
9th Place – Laura Schleicher (Gift Bag with Duck Items)
Last Place Lucky Duck – Kathie Graf ($20)
Tammy Hopkins, executive director at the TC Arts Council said, “Thank you to all who came out and supported the Duck Race, our fundraiser that offers scholarships to art camps and helps all of our youth programs. A special thanks to all the sponsors and volunteers that make this event happen.” The Duck Race is sponsored by: Brian N. Stretcher – Attorney & Counselor at Law, Transylvania Times, Comporium, Think It Studio, Creekside Subs, City of Brevard, The River House Brevard, Brevard College, Audrey Love Charitable Foundation, Rocky’s Grill & Soda Shop, Blue Ridge Bakery, St. Marie Financial and Head to Tail Natural Pet Grooming.
Duck Race at Brevard College presented by TC Arts
Followed by the City of Brevard’s 150th Birthday cake celebration!
SPONSORED BY: Brian N. Stretcher, Ph.D. Attorney and Counselor at Law, Transylvania Times, Think It Studio, The River House Brevard, Creekside Subs, Comporium, Brevard College,Blue Ridge Bakery, Rocky’s Grill & Soda Shop, St. Marie Financial Advisors, Head to Tail Natural Pet Grooming, and Audrey Love Charitable Foundation
The Transylvania Community Arts Council has announced its summer fundraiser – a Duck Race for Youth Art Programs. The Duck Race will be held on Wednesday, July 4th at
Brevard College near the gymnasium on Kings Creek. Ducks will launch at 6 pm. With every duck you sponsor, you’ll help TC Arts Council provide scholarships to art
camps, pottery camps and provide more Arts In Schools Programming for K-12 in Transylvania County.
Fill out your sponsor form today! Then come to the race on July 4th at 6 pm at King’s Creek at Brevard College and cheer on your duck to victory!
You do not have to be present to win. Winners will be contacted by TC Arts. Each duck cost a donation of $5 each or $25 for six ducks and $100 for 25 ducks.
The winning ducks will compete for prizes from local merchants including $250. For more information call TC Arts Council at 828.884.2787.
Stay after the race to enjoy birthday cake as we celebrate the City’s birthday – 150 years! 6:20 pm ish . .. . Don’t forget the fireworks at 9:30 pm.