For the second consecutive year, the Reedy River Duck Derby will go virtual May 1.
Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the race will be filmed in the morning with WSPA-TV’s Gordon Dill announcing the winners on the Rotary Club of the Reedy River Greenville’s social media at 2:30 p.m.
“Everyone enjoys Derby day in Falls Park and the chance to win a prize,” said club president Theresa Calabrese. “By going virtual this year, our club is keeping in mind the health and safety of our community while also demonstrating why duck adoptions matter so much. The funds raised are a direct infusion into organizations [that] know the needs of the community and can expertly fill them.”
In addition to the race, the club will perform service projects on May 1 at the locations selected by United Ministries and Project Host, which are this year’s charitable recipients in the community. These organizations will also split proceeds from the event.
Throughout the day, the community will also be able to check in on the race and service projects on social media.
Individuals may adopt a duck for $10 per duck or $30 for five entries.
The grand prize winner will receive one year’s worth of groceries from Publix.
For more information or to adopt a duck, visit ReedyRiverDuckDerby.com.