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Duck Derby fund-raiser set for Saturday

June 08, 2000

The Miss Maryland Scholarship Organization will present its eighth annual Ducky Derby Scholarship fund-raiser and luncheon Saturday, June 17, at noon alongside Antietam Creek at American Legion Post 211 picnic grounds in Funkstown.

One thousand plastic ducks will be placed in Antietam Creek from the Frederick Street bridge, with cash prizes being awarded for the first three ducks to cross the finish line at Oak Ridge Drive bridge. The person holding the ticket number of the first duck to cross the finish line will win a $1,000 cash prize. The person holding the ticket number of the first runner-up duck will receive a $500 cash prize. The person holding the ticket number of the second runner-up duck will win a $250 cash prize. Proceeds from the race will benefit the scholarship fund.

Ducky Derby tickets are $5. Luncheon tickets are $10 and can be purchased at the Miss Maryland information desk in the lobby of Four Points Sheraton Hotel on Dual Highway in Hagerstown.

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