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The Great Drake Park Duck Race Raffle

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Due to COVID 19, this year’s Duck Race will not be a race at all. Instead, it’s going to being held as a raffle. You can go to the Bend Duck Race website and buy tickets online. Every ticket sold on the website will be automatically entered into the raffle.

One ticket: $5, A five pack: $25, A ten pack: $50, A twenty pack: $100.

The raffle will end on September 13th. Winners will be randomly selected as a lottery drawing. Those that win will be notified by telephone, email, or in the media. There will be 10 winners and the prizes will vary. Here are just a few of the awards: 

  1. 5,000 dollars, sponsor “Credit Unions Working Together”
  2. Saxons ½ carat signature diamond earrings, sponsor Saxon’s Fine Jewelers 
  3. Traeger pro series, sponsor Miller Lumber
  4. Big Mountain Helicopter Tour, sponsor Cascade Insurance Center 
  5. A 12-month membership to Body Brite
  6. Old Mill bucks: $500, sponsor Zivney Financial Group 
  7. Two nights at a Camp Sherman cabin, sponsor J Bar J 
  8. DD Ranch gift certificate: $500, sponsor RBC Wealth Management 
  9. Amazon gift card: $400, sponsor PacificSource Health Plans
  10. Red Carpet Car Wash 1 yr. Pass, sponsor Pennbrook Company 

This year’s proceeds will be going to seven local non-profits. You will be able to pick the non-profit you want your raffle ticket funds to go towards. Here are just a few that you can choose from: 

  • J Bar J Youth Services 
  • Boys and Girls Club of Bend
  • Central Oregon Veterans Outreach
  • Family Access Network (FAN)
  • Gift of Literacy
  • Mountain Star
  • Volunteers in Medicine

Even though the gathering at Drake Park is not happening this year, the ticket sales’ money will be going to a great cause! 

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