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Fun at the 2017 Ducktail Party at Cox Chevrolet!
Fun at the 2017 Ducktail Party at Cox Chevrolet!
Ducks in Chevy's Ducktail Party!

"What a great party and a good vibe!" "Best Dressed Ducks are so cute!" "Food is delicious."  "We had such a good time" 


These were just a few of the comments we heard at the Ducktail Kickoff Party at Cox Chevrolet on April 1st!   The 2017 Best Dressed Ducks Entries were incredibly creative... but of course we had to pick some winners! 


Best Dressed Duck:  Early Learning Coalition

First Runner Up:  The Eye Center

Second Runner Up:  Big Earth 

Judge's Choice:   Blake Medical Center

PACE Girls' Choice: TDS Construction

Special Recognition:  

Best Corporate Theme:  Neal Communities

Most Creative:  Gulf Auto


Pictures of ALL entries will be featured in a full page ad 

in The Bradenton Herald in early May 

kicking off the PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS. 

You will have the opportunity to vote for YOUR favorite on-line.  

In the past, close to 100,000 votes were cast! 

They will definitely QUACK you up! :{)   


None of this would have been possible without:

Our gracious and energetic hosts Cox Chevrolet 

The creative Best Dressed Duck entries 

Sponsors Cox Chevrolet and Mauldin & Jenkins

The silent auction and basket donors

The specQUACKular PACE Board, Staff, & Volunteers




Do you LOVE Quacky?
Then join the fun! Quacky is currently getting her "ducks in a row" for the 2017 race and could use your help! No matter your skills or interests, there is a place for you! Here are a few ways you can help:

SPONSOR: We are currently seeking sponsors at ALL levels! Your logo could be seen on posters, banners, in newsletters, etc. For more information, contact Christi Haley at 941-751-4566.
Host a Team! Help Quacky adopt her adorable ducklings and challenge other teams to see who can adopt the most. Pick a cute name and PACE will help you set up your very own page to share with your friends, relatives, coworkers and neighbors!
Help Tag Ducks: The week before the race!... all 15,000+ little ducklings will be tagged and prepared for the race... Contact PACE to volunteer - great for kids and adults of all ages!
Help the DAY OF, MAY 13th: Quacky Needs YOU! Help sell additional ducklings, or assist with the race. Contact for more info!

For more information on these opportunities, contact Christi Haley at or via phone at 941.751.4566.

What it's all about... Changing Lives!

Of course, everybody loves Quacky and she is working hard to bring fun to Manatee County! However, as the primary fundraiser for PACE Center for Girls, the Lucky Ducky Race for PACE is really about changing the lives of girls in Manatee County. PACE values all girls and young women, believing each one deserves an opportunity to find her voice, achieve her potential and celebrate a life defined by responsibility, dignity, serenity and grace.

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