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WHAT: The 23nd Annual SERTOMA Great Topeka Duck Race. No less than 10,000 “adopted” rubber ducks will be dropped into Lake Shawnee in the cove South of the swim beach, for a race to the finish line. Lucky winners will receive great prizes! You need not be present to win the top prizes. Ducks can be adopted for a $5.00 donation. Ducks are numbered corresponding to your adoption certificate. Your Lucky Duck Number is printed on your adoption certificate and is valid for single and/or multiple duck adoptions. Adopt your ducks on-line with a Visa or MasterCard. Join a team, adopt the most ducks and win !


WHEN: Saturday, September 15, 2018. Children’s activities start at 11:00 a.m. and Ducks will be dropped at 3:00 p.m. Event concludes around 4:00! Come early for hourly door prizes, FREE festivities, FREE children’s midway games, FREE family games, petting zoo, animals, music and entertainment on the big stage throughout the day. FREE rides to the event from Tinman Circle parking area, turn off of Croco Road onto East Edge Road - parking on the south side of East Edge Road. Also a great walking path from there takes you directly to the Duck Race event area.


WHERE: Event: Lake Shawnee, Topeka, Kansas, south of the swim beach, South of 29th & Croco Road. Parking: Tinman Circle, East Edge Road & Croco, south side of East Edge.


WHY: To benefit the programs of the Sertoma Clubs of Topeka and their sponsorship beneficiaries which have included The Easter Capper Foundation, Children’s Miracle Network, The Villages, The Marian Clinic, Meals on Wheels, Head Start Programs, LULAC and East Topeka Sr. Center, Safe Streets, KVC, LifeHouse Child Advocacy Center, Ronald McDonald House, TARC, Kansas Big Brothers Big Sisters of Topeka Serving Shawnee County, Boys & Girls Clubs, Sheep Dog Impact Assistance, hearing health missions, and other worthy causes.


Prizes

  • 1st Prize: 2016 Ford Taurus SE
    1st Prize: 2016 Ford Taurus SE
    1st Place Prize: 2016 Ford Taurus SE
    compliments of
    LAIRD NOLLER DEALERSHIPS OF KANSAS
  • 2nd Prize: Ladies 14k yellow gold triple row/link style tennis bracelet
    2nd Prize: Ladies 14k yellow gold triple row/link style tennis bracelet

    Ladies 14k yellow gold triple row/link style

    tennis bracelet with 231 round full cut diamonds

    total weight: 5 ct.

    donated by Calhoun’s Jewelers

  • 3rd Prize:  KSNT “Sportscaster For a Day”
    3rd Prize: KSNT “Sportscaster For a Day”

    KSNT “Sportscaster For a Day”

    Join the KSNT Sports Team for one day at the station! Not only will the lucky winner get the chance to become a sports caster, he/she will also learn what it takes to put together a sportscast for the evening news.

    donated by KSNT News

  • 4th Prize: fresh roasted coffee 365 days of  the year
    4th Prize: fresh roasted coffee 365 days of the year
    Wake up to fresh roasted coffee 365 days of the year

    donated by CLASSIC BEAN, Topeka
  • 5th Prize: Great Wolf Lodge Family Adventure
    5th Prize: Great Wolf Lodge Family Adventure
    Great Wolf Lodge Family Adventure
    enjoy a night’s stay in a Family Suite,
    includes 4 water park passes, plus a $319 gift card
    that can be used for a 2nd night’s stay,
    at the restaurant, or arcade
    donated by ADVISORS EXCEL

  • 6th Prize: Flat Screen TV
    Flat screen TV
    donated by ONE-WAY CUSTOM PAINT & COLLISION,

    LARRY O’CONNER OWNER (785)861-7011

  • 7th Prize: $500 shopping spree at HyVee Food Store
    7th Prize: $500 shopping spree at HyVee Food Store

    $500 shopping spree at HyVee Food Store

    donated by HYVEE FOOD STORE, Topeka


  • 8th Prize: A weekend getaway at Prairie Band Casino & Resort
    8th Prize: A weekend getaway at Prairie Band Casino & Resort

    A weekend getaway at Prairie Band Casino & Resort

    including 2 rounds of weekend golf, an overnight stay at the Resort,

    & $50 to spend at Three Fires Steakhouse

    donated by PRAIRIE BAND CASINO & RESORT


  • 9th Prize: A weekend getaway at Prairie Band Casino & Resort
    9th Prize: A weekend getaway at Prairie Band Casino & Resort

    A weekend getaway at Prairie Band Casino & Resort

    including 2 rounds of weekend golf, an overnight stay at the Resort,

    & $50 to spend at Three Fires Steakhouse

    donated by PRAIRIE BAND CASINO & RESORT

  • 10th Prize: Four tickets to any 2018-19 event at Kansas Expocentre
    10th Prize: Four tickets to any 2018-19 event at Kansas Expocentre
    Four tickets to any 2018-19 event at Kansas Expocentre
    & a one- night hotel stay at Capitol City Plaza Hotel
    donated by KANSAS EXPOCENTRE, SPECTRA VENUE
    MGMT, and CAPITOL PLAZA HOTEL, Topeka
  • 11th Prize:  Two season tickets to both Washburn University Football and Basketball
    11th Prize: Two season tickets to both Washburn University Football and Basketball

    Two season tickets to both Washburn University Football and Basketball, for the 2018-19 season

    donated by: WASHBURN UNIVERSITY ATHLETICS

  • 12th Prize- Discover Topeka
    “Discover Topeka”
    includes tickets to area museums, theatres, and Centers,
    activities for young and old. For complete details on the locations participating, go to prizes at www.topekaduckrace.org
  • 13th Prize: A one-year Family Membership at the World Famous Topeka Zoo
    A one-year Family Membership at the World Famous Topeka Zoo,
    PLUS one-year Family Membership at The Kansas Children’s Discovery Center, Topeka
    donated by: KANSAS TIRE & AUTO
  • 14th Prize: A one-year Family Membership at the World Famous Topeka Zoo
    A one-year Family Membership at the World Famous Topeka Zoo,
    PLUS one-year Family Membership at The Kansas Children’s Discovery Center, Topeka
    donated by ANDREW LINTON FARM BUREAU
    FINANCIAL SERVICES
  • PLUS, OVER THE MOON! -a chance to win ONE MILLION DOLLARS!
    (Duck #27), SEE OFFICIAL RULES FOR MORE DETAILS,
    SPONSORED BY PRAIRIE BAND POTAWATOMI NATION