Rubber duck race in Yankeetown Nov. 24

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The 5th Annual Rubber Duck Race, hosted by the Friends of the Withlacoochee Gulf Preserve, will be held during the Yankeetown Seafood Festival, on Sunday, Nov. 24, at noon at the Yankeetown Boat Ramp Park on the Withlacoochee River. 

The race is the main fundraiser for the Friends in providing support to the Withlacoochee Gulf Preserve. 

   The fastest Duck will present its sponsor with $200 and the slowest Duck will yield a $50 prize. You do not have to be present to win. You may sponsor a duck by visiting the Friends website at www.withlacoocheegulfpreserve.com, email friendswgp@gmail.com or see members at Three Sisters Open House on Oct. 19 and at the Yankeetown Seafood Festival, Nov. 23 and 24. Duck sponsorship starts at $5, with added opportunities with purchase of a Six Quack for $25; A Quacker's Dozen (13 ducks) goes for $50, and a Flock of Ducks (26 ducks) for $100. The Flock comes with a couples’ membership to the Friends of WGP, a $40 value.