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Duck Race 2012

The 2012 Duck Race!


Our 6th Annual Rubber Duck Race took place on Thursday, July 12, 2012 at Third Beach in Middletown RI.  Over 600  rubber ducks swam the race course; raising over $6000 that will be used to fund educational programs for Middletown public school students.

The party started at 5pm on the beach with a DJ and party games for the kids in the family. 


The Duck Race itself started around 6:30 and finished in record time.  The tide was heading out this year, so the race course was a little  turned around. The starting line was at the beach heading east toward Little Compton!


Here’s the winning duck crossing the finish line!  It was a close finish with the first two ducks raising neck and neck, but Duck  614managed to pull out the win! Congratulations to M. Lavoie for picking the winning duck and winning the Grand Prize.



Thank you to our event sponsor – People’s Union Credit !

People’s Credit Union has been a major sponsor of MEC for three years and we could not be more appreciative of their support!

Thanks also to all of our fabulous sponsors… please show your  support of these wonderful local businesses:

The Mooring Restaurant

Sweetberry Farm

Forster Orthodontics

Polo Cleaners

BMW of Newport

Del’s Lemonade

Aquidneck Pizza 

Frosty Freez


MEC is a  501(c)(3)organization whose goal is to enhance the educational opportunities of all Middletown public school students through grants for programs not funded through the school department.