Ducks race down river in Ti

— The Kiwanis Duck Race took place during the Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce Car Show Aug. 7. Almost 500 ducks were plunged into the LaChute River from the Tower Avenue Bridge at 11 a.m. The ducks raced over the falls to the finish line below.

The first place winner of $300 was Jane Nutt of Hague. The second place winner of $200 was Shaine Porter of Ticonderoga and the third place winner of $100 was Austin Thompson of Ticonderoga.

Also, as part of the Kiwanis Duck Race was the Duck Decoy Decorating contest. The theme this year was Les Revolutionaire Ducks. The decoy ducks were decorated by local merchants and entered into the contest that was judged by Kerry Fingland, Jerry Cooper and Britney McCarthy.

The first place winner was The Martin Agencies, which won a full page ad in the Times of Ti. The second place winner was Emerald’s Restaurant, which won a half-page ad in the Times of Ti . The third place winner was Century 21 - Adirondacks, which won a quarter-page ad in the Times of Ti.

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