Rubber Duckie your the one

And a great race it was

And the race is on

Margo Nutt,  President of the Friends of the Norwich Public Library recently authorized this press release in the List Serve.  I asked if I could do a short story and she gave me the green light so here it is.
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The Friends of the Norwich Public Library sponsored the Great Rubber Ducky Race recently at Huntley Meadow. It was a rousing success. Ducks raced (and some won prizes for their sponsors!), kids played outdoor games and made crafts, and a grand time was had by all on a perfect summer day. Thanks to everyone who attended. We want to especially thank our great group of volunteers. We couldn’t have done it without you! Roger Blake, Ellen Blake,Sean Kenny,Barbara Kenny, Carl Krieg, Margaret Knipfer, Nancy Fontaine , and our own inimitable Children’s Librarian and crafty lady, Beth Reynolds.

And the winners are…Grand Prize Winner:  Ava Goletz, Second Prize:  Sandie Anderson, Mary Otto,Anna Dixon-Vestal,Carolyn Clinton, Rudy Sabky, Fred Crawford, Keira Nartowicz, Reeve Williams and Hailey Mirella.

Crafts under the pavilion

Announcing the start of the race and getting ready to launch

And the race is on and the duckies are heading towards the finish line

 Announcing the winners


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