Kimberley Food Bank duck race is on

Last year's race raised $15,641 for the Helping Hands Food Bank.

  • May. 2, 2013 11:00 a.m.
Tickets for the July 1 duck race are on sale now.

Tickets for the July 1 duck race are on sale now.

It’s that time again, Kimberley. Tickets for the Food Bank’s annual Duck Race, sponsored by Royal LePage East Kootenay Realty, are now on sale at businesses all over town — look for a duck in the window. Last year the race sold out, raising $15,641, so get your tickets early. Above, ticket sales were officially launched on Wednesday at the East Kootenay Realty office. Left to right are Wayne Sills, Property Manager, Kerry Penny, Property Management, Jodie Berand, office administration, Darren Close, realtor, Audrey Welk, barbecue manager and realtor, Shane Murray, realtor, Tanya Anderson, realtor, Marilyn Jolie, duck race organizer, realtor, Stan Salikin, Food Bank and ticket seller extraordinaire, Cath Oscarson, in charge of ticket sales, Vaughn Jarret, Mark Creek Market, who donates all hot dogs and pop for the barbecue, and Don McCormick, MC for the duck race.