The Shelter Island Chamber of Commerce's Fifth Annual Duck Race
took place at noon on Sunday, August 28th.
A record 384 ducks were launched off of Bridge Street on the outgoing tide.
The winning duck #262 was sponsored by Dan Bevilacqua
and coming in second and third were #379, sponsored by Tatiana Basch
and #111, sponsored by Jeff and Helene Starzee.
Gross winnings to the first three ducks to cross the line is approximately $1,344.
We are very grateful to the town and all of our members, duck sponsors and participants
that made this event possible to support our annual contributions
to school scholarships, the annual fireworks show and our operations.
The winner of our "dress your duck" was awarded to Ava Lobrutto
long with a $25 gift certificate to Jack's Marine.
Get ready! Get set! Watch your DUCK swim to the finish line.
The 5th Annual Chamber of Commerce
DUCK RACE is a FUNdraiser
in support of the Chamber’s
annual community events.
Contestants sponsor a Rubber Ducky that will swim to victory in the raging waters of Chase Creek
Click on the Duck above to purchase a Duck via PayPal
Click here to see Video from 2012 event
$20 will buy a Rubber Ducky sponsorship that not only supports the Chamber but also could win you $$$$.
• 1st Prize = 10% of proceeds
• 2nd Prize = 5% of proceeds
• 3rd Prize = 2.5% of proceeds
Prizes will be based on percent of Rubber Ducky numbers sold and may be purchased from the Shelter Island
Chamber of Commerce several ways:
• www.shelterislandchamber.org via PayPal
• By calling the Chamber at 877-893-2290
• By mail, PO Box 598, Shelter Island, NY 11964
Participants and viewers will cheer the ducks on from Volunteer Park on Bridge Street.
• When: Sunday, August 28th arrive at 11:30am. Race time is 12 noon sharp
• Where: Volunteer Park, Bridge Street
• Why: Supporting the Shelter Island Chamber of Commerce