Duck Race to be Held 4th of July in Brevard, NC, to Benefit Kreative Kids

The Transylvania Community Arts Council has announced its summer fundraiser – a Duck Race for Kreative Kids Art Programs. The Duck Race will be held on July 4, 2012, at Brevard College near the gymnasium on Kings Creek. Ducks will launch at 5pm.

Adopt a Duck for the Duck Race for Kreative Kids and join hundreds of rubber feathered friends flocking together to help provide creative opportunities for youth in our community. And you can win prizes! With every duck you adopt, 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. Don’t wait! Fill out your adoption paper today and adopt your winning duck for $5. Then come to the race on July 4th at 5pm 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.

Prizes include: 1st Place – $250; 2nd Place – Limited Edition Duck Print by Photographer Sean Trapp; 3rd Place – $20 gift card from Op Taylor’s Toy Store; 4th Place – Surprise Goody Bag from D.D. Bullwinkel’s; 5th Place –  A fresh baked pie from Blue Ridge Bakery; 6th Place – a gift card from Rocky’s Grill; 7th Place – a  gift card from Dolly’s Dairy Bar; 8th Place – A bag of kids ART supplies from TCArts Council; 9th Place – Stuffed Animal – A Momma & Baby Duck; and the Last Place Lucky Duck – $20.

This event is sponsored by Transylvania Times, Think It Studio and the TC Arts Council.  The TC Arts Council is a non-profit 501-(c) (3) arts organization with the mission:  “To enhance the quality of life in Transylvania County by celebrating and nurturing the creative spirit of artists, youth and individuals throughout the county.” TC Arts will accomplish this mission by: Promoting all ARTS; Educating our youth; Educating adults, both local and visitors; Providing Art opportunities for all; and Enhancing economic development through the Arts.

To adopt your Duck for the 4th of July Duck Race contact the TC Arts Council located at 349 S. Caldwell Street in Brevard, NC, or call 828/884-2787 or e-mail to (tcarts@comporium.net). Ducks will also be up for adoption during the Brevard 4th of July Main Street Festival – look for the TC Arts Council booth on Main Street in the middle of the Fine Arts & Crafts Showcase in front of Continental Divide.

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