Lymm Goes Quackers for the Duck Race!
Raising over over £5,000 for charity
Members of the public came out in force on Easter Monday to support Lymm and District Round Table’s duck race - helping to raise over £5,000 for charity in the process.
Led by main sponsor, Brolley, who provide family and household services, a host of businesses also supported the event, helping to make it the most successful duck race ever.
“We’re really grateful to everyone who got involved
“We’re really grateful to everyone who got involved this year, from the people who bought ducks, to the stall-holders who helped to ensure the crowds had a great day,” said Dave Healey, organiser and Round Table member. “We’re particularly thankful to the local businesses who managed to sponsor this year in what are difficult times.
“As a result of such generosity we’re delighted that such a huge sum of money – a record for this event – will be making its way to local charity and community groups this year.”
The winning ducks were numbers 822 (first), 396 (second) and 217 (third), with the super duck winner named as The Best of Warrington website, and corporate duck winners Sweeney Todd Barbers and Stan James bookmakers.
Raising funds for breast cancer and testicular cancer
Prizes were also awarded to those who guessed the correct finish times of special Lymm Ladies Circle pink and blue ducks which helped to raise funds for breast cancer and testicular cancer respectively.
The Lymm and District Round Table is one of the most buoyant in the country with a large and enthusiastic membership and regular social and charity events planned throughout the year.