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Rain cant deter rubber ducks from raising funds at Derby
Event shortened by weather but Boys & Girls Clubs still benefits from proceeds
John Byrd and his daughter, Parish Byrd, hold the winning duck pulled from Lake Lanier by Gainesville Fire Chief Jerome Yarbrough at Saturday’s annual Rubber Duck Derby. The event is a fundraiser for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Hall County.
A day of rain might stop a lot of people from competing, but certainly not a rubber duck. Saturday’s 15th annual Rubber Duck Derby was held as scheduled, though rain canceled the festival to be held afterward.Volunteers and spectators weathered the elements to see 16,000 rubber ducks take over Clarks Bridge Park on Lake Lanier. The event benefited the Boys & Girls Clubs of Hall County.