Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Adopt a rubber duck to aid children.(Corporate Giving)

The Bank of America Rubber Duck Dash will take place Aug. 25 at Rio Grande Valley State Park. The event is the largest fund-raiser put on by the Rotary Club of Albuquerque each year.

The Rubber Duck Dash is presented by the Albuquerque Journal, KRQE News 13 and The Peak 100.3 FM, in cooperation with The Rotary Club of Albuquerque and Campus Crime Stoppers.

Rubber ducks are "adopted" for $5 each or a flock of 5 for $20. Last year, 30,000 rubber ducks were released into, and retrieved from, the Rio Grande. The first duck to cross the finish line has a chance to win $1,000,000, a new car or truck, and a flock of other prizes.

This year's event will also feature the Furrs Corporate Duck Race, held before the Duck Dash, and is open to businesses for a donation of $1,000 per duck. …

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