Fiat convertible given away at Rotary Duck Race in Maple Ridge

Coquitlam resident wins grand prize

Thousands of yellow rubber ducks raced down the Alouette River Sunday afternoon for the annual Rotary Duck Race in Maple Ridge Park.

The grand prize, a 2017 Fiat 124 Spider convertible valued at $38,285 from Maple Ridge Fiat, went to Heather Graham of Coquitlam.

There were four other prizes including a $1,000 cash in addition to a $1,000 shopping spree for Mark’s, a 55” Samsung Smart 4k LED t.v. valued at $1,455 from Haney Sewing and Sound, ten rounds of golf and five carts valued at $1,040 at Meadow Gardens Golf Club and a furniture package valued at $1,000 for Fuller Watson.

Kyle Ludeman of Maple Ridge won the golf package and Jan Krentz also of Maple Ridge won the furniture package. A Mission resident won the Samson t.v. and the winner of the Mark’s shopping spree was also from Maple Ridge.

Up to 10,000 ducks were up for grabs at $10 a piece with the goal of raising $99,000 for local youth and senior groups in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows.

The event is put on by the Rotary Club of Haney, the Rotary Club of Meadow Ridge and Maple Ridge Chrysler Jeep Dodge.


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