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.