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Ducks can be adopted for race at Canal Fest

Ducks are available for adoption for the Community Missions’ 2013 Duck Race, which will be held at 3 p.m. July 20 during the annual Canal Fest of the Tonawandas.

Ducks can be “adopted” for a chance to win prizes while supporting Community Missions.

Ducks can be purchased in advance by calling Community Missions at 285-3403, Ext. 2225, or by visiting www.communitymissions.org. Ducks will also be available to adopt at the Community Missions tent during Canal Fest. Souvenirs of prepurchased ducks can be picked up at the Canal Fest tent.

Adopt one duck for $5; a “quack pack” of six ducks for $25; a “quacker’s dozen” of 13 ducks for $50; or a flock of 30 ducks for $100. Proceeds will benefit the Missions’ crisis and community service programs.