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300 Rubber Ducks Race to the Finish Line April 23rd

East Machias -

EAST MACHIAS -  The 1st Annual Raider Rubber Duck Race to benefit Project Graduation activities for Washington Academy’s Class of 2011 will begin at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 23, on the East Machias River. Adopted ducks will meet at the East Machias Park before the start of the race.  Each adopted duck will be numbered and entered into the Duck Race. The top placing ducks will win CASH prizes! The Raider Rubber Duck Race first prize is $100. The “adopted parent” of the second place duck will win $50 and the third prize is $25.

People who are interested in supporting the Raider Rubber Duck Race can “adopt” their ducks for $5 each by contacting a W.A. Senior class member or by calling W.A. at 255-8301.

For More Information:

Contact Name: Suzanne Plaisted

Telephone Number: (207)434-7441

Website: http://

Email: rplaisted@tds.net