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Tuesday September 1st, 2015 12:13PM

'Duck season' is here

By Ken Stanford Reporter
GAINESVILLE - The 16th Annual Rubber Duck Derby will be held on Saturday, May 17, at Clarks Bridge Park. <br /> <br /> The event, which raises money for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Hall County, is the only one of its kind in North Georgia -- generating over $1 million thus far to assist the Clubs. <br /> <br /> Sponsorships and vendors are still needed.<br /> <br /> Click on the link below for information on becoming a sponsor, vendor or having an entry in the race, or contact Joyce Wilson at 770-532-8102.
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