The Transylvania Community Arts Council in Brevard, NC, has announced its summer fundraiser – a Duck Race for Kreative Kids Art Programs. The Duck Race will be held on July 4, 2013, at Brevard College near the gymnasium on Kings Creek. Ducks will launch at 5pm.
Adopt a Duck for the Duck Race for Kreative Kids for just $5 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 near the Brevard College Gymnasium and cheer on your duck to victory! You do not have to be present to win. Winners will be contaced by the TC Arts Council.
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 cash. Prizes include: 1st Place – $250 and a gift card from Kiwi Gelato; 2nd Place – $50; 3rd Place – gift card from Number 7 Fine Arts & Crafts Cooperative; 4th Place – a fresh baked pie from Blue Ridge Bakery; 5th Place - gift card from The-oph.ilus; 6th Place – a gift card from D. D. Bullwinkel’s and Rocky’s Grill; 7th Place – fun ducks from O.P. Taylor’s Toy Store; 8th Place – gift card to LIL-BO-TIQUE; 9th Place – gift card to Kiwi Gelato; and the Last Place Lucky Duck wins $20.
Rules of the Duck Race: Ducks will be launched July 4th at 5pm on Kings Creek at Brevard College Campus. The race course will be set by the Presenter –TC Arts Council.
All ducks will be provided by the Presenter and will remain the property of the Presenter.
Once the ducks are launched the public may not interfere with the ducks in the water. The TC Arts duck patrol will man the waterways to free stuck ducks. A number will be attached to each duck corresponding to a number on the entry ticket. The person whose name appears on the entry ticket, corresponding to the first ducks in order of finish, will be awarded prizes.
This event is sponsored by Comporium, “The Transylvania Times”, Sunset Motel, Think It Studio, St. Marie Financial, Mimi & Hugh Haston and Brevard College. 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.”
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 by e-mail at (email@example.com. You may also download a form at (www.duckraceforkids.org). 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.
For more information call Tammy Hopkins at 828/884-2787.