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Duck Race on July 4th to Benefit TC Arts Council’s Kreative Kids

Brevard, NC •  Fri, Jul 4, 2014 @ 5:00 pm
 
Duck Race on July 4th to Benefit TC Arts Council’s Kreative Kids

The Transylvania Community Arts Council has announced its July 4th  fundraiser – a Duck Race for Kreative Kids. The Duck Race will be held on July 4th at Brevard College near the gymnasium on Kings Creek. Ducks will launch at 5 pm.  Ducks are now on sale  at the TC Arts Council. Stop by or call to adopt your duck for the race.
 
The public can adopt a Duck for the Duck Race for Kreative Kids for just $5 and join hundreds of rubber-feathered friends flocking together to help provide creative opportunities for youth in the community. And you can win prizes! With every duck you adopt, you’ll help TC Arts Council provide scholarships to art camps, pottery camps and provide more Arts In Schools Programming for K-12 in Transylvania County. Don’t wait! Fill out your adoption paper today and adopt your winning duck for $5. Then come to the race on July 4th at 5 pm at King’s Creek near the Brevard College Gymnasium and cheer on your duck to victory! You do not have to be present to win. Winners will be contacted by the TC Arts Council.
 
Each duck cost a donation of $5 each or $25 for six ducks and $100 for 25 ducks. The winning ducks will compete for prizes from local merchants including $250 cash.  Prizes  include:  1st Place - $250; 2nd Place - $50; 3rd Place – Fresh Baked Pie from Blue Ridge Bakery; 4th Place – $25 Gift Basket to The-oph.ilus;  5th Place -  Duck Speakers from D. D. Bullwinkel’s; 6th Place – $20 Gift Card to Number 7 Arts Gallery; 7th Place – A $10 Gift Card to Locals;  8th Place – A Duck Gift Bag Full of Duck Items; 9th Place – Duck Gift Bag Full of Duck Surprises; and the Last Place Lucky Duck wins $20.
 
This event is sponsored by Comporium, The Transylvania Times, Think It Studio, Sunset Motel, St. Marie Financial, City of Brevard and Brevard College. The TC Arts Council is a non-profit 501-(c) (3) arts organization with the mission:  “To enhance the quality of life in Transylvania County by celebrating and nurturing the creative spirit of artists, youth and individuals throughout the county.”
 
To adopt your Duck for the 4th of July Duck Race contact the TC Arts Council located at 349 S. Caldwell Street in Brevard, NC 28712 or call 828-884-2787 or by email at tcarts@comporium.net. You may also download a form at www.duckraceforkids.org or at http://tcarts.org/event/tc-arts-council-duck-race-for-kreative-kids/.
 
Ducks will also be up for  adoption during Brevard’s 4th of July Main Street Festival. Just look for the TC Arts Council booth on West Main Street in the middle of the Fine Arts & Crafts Showcase in front of Gravy and The Roost. All proceeds benefit the TC Arts Council Youth Art Programs. For more information call the TC Arts Council at 828-884-2787.   

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