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Winners all around for 30th Annual Southwest Crisis Services Duck Derby

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Winners all around for 30th Annual Southwest Crisis Services Duck Derby Matthew Liebenberg

Organizers could not be more pleased with the outcomes of the 30th Annual Southwest Crisis Services Duck Derby and 50/50 Raffle.


Cheered on my many excited spectators, exactly 1,355 numbered, plastic ducks raced their way down the Swift Current Creek near Riverside Park at 4PM on Sunday, June 3rd. A sight to be seen, as we had bigger and brighter ducks this year!

The 6 fastest ducks belonged to:
First Place: Duck #972 - Joanne Meyer
Second Place: Duck #395 – Jeremy Widdup
Third Place: Duck #4 – Patsy Williams
Fourth Place: Duck #1037 - Lisa Willows
Fifth Place:  Duck #529 – Lori Gaunt
Sixth Place: Duck #92 – Tina Bonk

These lucky prize winners will be able to take their pick, in order of winner, from the 6 incredible Themed Prize Packages, each valued at over $600, that were generously donated by local businesses and organizations.

Self-Care Prize Package #1 Value $665
Self-Care Prize Package #2 Value $613

Self Care Prize Package Sponsors:
Prairie Soul Jewelry & Gift
Home Inn & Suites
Living Sky Casino-Horizon Restaurant
Central Avenue Hair
Casey’s Restaurant
Leanne Ebner-Source Point Therapeutics
Stride Physio & Performance
Miso House
Peavy Mart, Swift Current
Peavy Mart, Assiniboia
Make-Up by Terri Lyn Swanson
Blackbridge Brewery
Kanuka Thuringer LLP
Unforgettable You

Date Night Prize Package #1 Value $640
Date Night Prize Package #2 Value $642

Date Night Prize Package Sponsors:
Swift Current 57’s Baseball Club
Original Joes, Swift Current
Long Day’s Night
Clearwater Drive-In Theatre
Blackbridge Brewery
Chinook Golf Course
Akropol Restaurant
Kanuka Thuringer LLP
Wildflower Florist
Swift Current Ag & Ex
Lyceum Theatre Gull Lake
Saskatchewan Jazz Festival

Family Fun Prize Package #1 Value $651
Family Fun Prize Package #Value $642

Family Fun Prize Package Sponsors:
Swift Current Aquatic Centre
Swift Current Broncos Hockey Club
Cinema Twin Movie Theatre
Lyceum Theatre
Swift Current Ag & Ex
Melhoff Electric
Pioneer Co-Op
Monticello Graphics
Clearwater Drive-In, Kyle
Saskatchewan Roughriders

The 50/50 Raffle, conducted as a part of the Duck Derby this year, was also drawn on June 4th. The lucky winner of $1,512.50 CASH is Anne from Swift Current!

Proceeds this year total $12,595. All proceeds support Southwest Crisis Services, helping individuals and families in overcoming the trauma of violence and abuse and working to end family and partner violence in Southwest SK.

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