Duck Splash hits the water July 24

Thousands of rubber ducks will race in Wakefield Rotary’s Annual Summer Fundraiser

The third annual Super Duper Duck Splash hosted by the Rotary Club of Wakefield/Wake Forest is on Saturday, July 24, 2021, at WRAL Soccer Park. Ducks can be adopted now for $5 at www.ncducksplash.com. Photo | Contributed

From WSJ Staff Reports

Ducks will race again during the Wakefield Rotary Club’s third annual Super Duper Duck Splash, on Saturday, July 24, 2021, at WRAL Soccer Park, 7700 Perry Creek Road, Raleigh, parking lot #5. Proceeds from the charity fundraiser benefit local youth initiatives.

Rubber ducks are currently available for adoption on Wakefield Rotary’s Super Duper Duck Splash website, www.ncducksplash.com and can be purchased up until noon on the day of the event. For a chance to win a first-place cash prize of $1,500, second place $1,000 or third place $500, participants can purchase a single duck adoption for $5 or groups of ducks at a discount.

Proceeds from the fundraiser will benefit local youth-based nonprofits Note in the Pocket, Wake Forest Boys & Girls Club, Kerr Family YMCA, and NC Football Club Youth.

This year, there are two ways to watch the rubber ducks race to the finish line. Participants can choose to attend the event in-person or watch online via livestream on Wakefield Rotary’s Facebook (www.facebook.com/WakefieldRotary) or www.ncducksplash.com

See duck adoption information and event details at www.ncducksplash.com.

About the Rotary Club of Wakefield/Wake Forest

Wakefield Rotarians are people of action, driven by a desire to create opportunities, strengthen communities and find solutions to challenges. Making an impact on the lives of local youth is the focus of the Rotary Club of Wakefield/Wake Forest. The club meets at Heritage Club, 1250 Heritage Club Avenue in Wake Forest two Thursdays a month for its breakfast meetings from 8 – 8:45 a.m. Chartered in 2009, Wakefield Rotary Club is a service organization of business professionals, neighbors, friends and community leaders who join together to create positive change in Wake Forest, the Triangle, our state, nation and the world. Visit www.WakefieldRotaryNC.com for more information.

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