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Posted on: April 29, 2021

Knights of Columbus Duck Race

Duck Race

The Knights of Columbus Council Perez Council 1176 will be holding its annual Old Canal Days Duck Race on Saturday, June 12, 2021, at 3 pm. Ducks can be purchased in the City Hall Water Department during regular business hours. Ducks are $5 each or 5 ducks for $20. Each duck will have a number written on it. Once purchased, you will be given the number on your duck. The ducks will be placed in the I & M Canal and will float down the canal to the finish line. The first duck that crosses the finish line wins the grand prize!

Grand Prize-$300

2nd Place-$200

3rd Place-$100

Last Place-$25

*Prize amounts dependent upon duck sales*

Founded on the principles of charity, unity, and fraternity, the Knights of Columbus was established in 1882 by Father Michael J. McGivney, assistant pastor of St. Mary's Church in New Haven, Conn., and a group of parishioners. The mission of the Knights of Columbus is to provide its members and their families with volunteer opportunities in service to the Catholic Church, their community, and young people, all while observing the principles of charity, unity, fraternity, and patriotism. The Knights of Columbus help to bring financial aid and assistance to the sick, disabled, and needy members and their families.

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