The has announced the winners of its second annual duck race, held Monday in conjunction with Buffalo Grove Days.
More than 2,000 ducks were purchased this year, but only three earned their buyers cash prizes.
Winners were Mary Cain, who received $1,500 for first place; Bob Macht, whose second-place duck won him $500; and David Stolman, whose duck came in third, bringing him $250.
Fifty additional winners will receive $5 gift cards to . To find out if your duck won and how to claim your prize, visit the Buffalo Grove Rotary Club's website.
Other Rotary events over the weekend included the Bingo game, and the club's unit in .
Rotary is the world’s first and largest service organization whose members form a global network of business, professional, and community leaders who volunteer their time and talents to serve their communities and the world. Rotary is not a business networking organization. Rotarians focus on "Service above Self" as a commitment toward bettering the world around them. Strong fellowship among Rotarians and meaningful humanitarian service projects characterize Rotary worldwide. Rotary International is working to eradicate polio, end poverty, and promote world peace and cultural understanding.
Buffalo Grove Rotary supports many local charities and community initiatives including hunger relief, safety programs, Special Olympics, park improvements, school programs, and student exchanges. Beyond their local efforts, members have traveled to global service projects that include providing fresh water in Africa, immunization efforts to eradicate polio in India and .
Rotary International sponsors the largest youth exchange program in the world and promotes world peace and understanding on a person-to-person basis. Currently, a Rotary exchange student from Slavakia attends and a Chilean student attends . A Stevenson student will study this school year in France and a BGHS student will attend school in Argentina.