Daffy Derby winners announced


Grant Allen, center, 7, of Sidney, son of Chuck and Jaime Allen, draws a raffle ticket during the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Shelby and Darke County recent Daffy Duck Derby & Duck ‘N’Run 5K. Looking on are Big Brothers Big Sisters marketing and fund development worker Mandy Croft, of Sidney, left, and Big Brothers Big Sisters Trustee Peggy Foutz, right, of Greenville.

SIDNEY — Big Brothers Big Sisters of Shelby and Darke County’s Daffy Duck Derby became a raffle instead of a duck race, June 18.

More than 2,700 rubber ducks, which were “adopted” by community members and local corporate sponsors, were drawn out of a ticket barrel this year due to the high waters in creek where the race was to be.

Thirteen prizes were awarded. The grand prize winner of $1,000 was Lisa Tumbusch, of Minster.

Other prize winners were Chris Gillespie, of Sidney, who won two, three-day passes to Country Concert and a pizza; Roberta Hart, two single-day passes to Kings Island, a $25 Darden Restaurants gift card and $50 cash; Lisa Spaugy, of Sidney, $25 gift certificate to Bear’s Mill, $25 gift certificate to Hansbargers, Kitchen Aid gift bag and two rounds of 18-hole golf with cart at Beechwood Golf; Beth Schultze, of Russia, basket of goodies, four Dayton Dragon’s tickets and a $25 Darden Restaurants gift card; Eden Dawson, of Kentucky, $100 Kroger gift card; Barb Arnett, $100 Walmart gift card; Gloria Miller, of Versailles, a tent, two sleeping bags, a lawn chair and an Ohio State park two-day camp certificate; Scott Swartz, of Sidney, four tickets to the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo and $25 Walmart gift card; Peggy Brown, of Covington, three pizzas, four meals from Lee’s Famous Recipe and a $25 gift card to Applebee’s; Heather Zechar, of Greenville, $20 gift card for Scene 75, a $25 Darden Restaurants gift card and $50 cash; Carrie Hayes, of Greenville, $25 gift card to Walmart, two tickets to COSI in Columbus and a $25 Darden Restaurants gift card; and Dustin Townsend, of New Madison, $25 gift card to Sunoco and $25 cash.