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Ducky Day in Tipton Park
Sunday, August 28, 2016
1:30 pm • Duck Derby @ 3:45 pm
Organized by the Tipton County Foundation,
With Leadership and Support from Staff and Volunteers from many Partners
This fun event for the whole
family will be conducted for the eleventh time on Sunday, August 24,
2014, a week before
Labor Day weekend, beginning at 1:30 pm. This summer-ending celebration for
youngsters at family-friendly prices is always well-attended and well-supported
by volunteer efforts. Thank you to all of them!
Each child will get a wristband for
$3, entitling her or him to enjoy all the games, “rides,” crafts, and other fun
organized by the Boys & Girls Club of Tipton County for the afternoon. They will
also receive a coupon toward the cost of food and beverages provided by the
Lions Club of Tipton, or ice cream from the Mustard Seed. Free to everyone of
any age is the entertainment by Tipton County singers and dancers all afternoon
at the Gazebo.
Families may wish to bring lawn chairs or blankets for relaxation during the
Families will want to
purchase their wristbands by 3:00, in order to be able to enjoy all
At 3:30 pm, activities will shut down in the main part of
the Park, and everyone will be urged to move to the Babe Ruth Field where
children can get a ticket for the
Duck Pond drawing.
Thank YOU! for Bringing Your Family to Ducky Day!
particular, thank you to the Tipton High School Marching Band, other young entertainers, and the student athletes,
student councils, and club members from the two high schools and middle schools
who help run so many of the activities.
2014 Sponsors and Supporters:
|Cicero Twp Volunteer Fire
Dept. Duck Pond
Bill & Janie Horner
McNeal - Jones CPAs LLC
Midwest Eye Consultants
Tom & Karen McKinney
Medicine Shoppe Pharmacy
Dan Young GM
Encompass Credit Union
Lee Landscape & Concrete
Tipton Pizza King & Subway
First Farmers Bank &
Dr. Destry & Julie Lambert MD
Your Name Here in 2016
McCormack Printing Impressions
Farmers Mutual Insurance
Becks Superior Hybrids
WWKI Radio 100.5 FM
of Tipton Kiwanis Club
|Thank You! Steve Peters for providing and operating the sound system at the Gazebo,
Jonathan Tebbe for coordinating the entertainment, and MC Tyler Hoover.
Student/Volunteer Job Description
Ducky Day is intended to create awareness of the Tipton County Foundation and
its partners. It is a gift to the community and is not a direct fundraising
activity, but collaborating organizations may benefit financially.
Teen Volunteers who sign up by August 20 will receive a souvenir t-shirt. Request
S-M-L-XL-2X (Adult Volunteers: $10)
Gather at the Gazebo
Work clothes, gloves
Help set up tarps, tents, inflatables, tables, chairs, games, signs,
trash barrels, etc.
Should be complete by 12 Noon
should arrive at least 15 minutes before their agreed shift.
Activities run from 1:30 until the Duck Derby at 3:45 pm, so ACTIVITY SHIFT 1
should arrive by 1 pm and stay until 3 pm. ACTIVITY SHIFT 2 should arrive by
2:45 and plan to stay until 4:45. (Cleanup is a different shift.)
Wristband Sales: Bracelet Price: $3/child; no group discount… each child gets
bracelet, duck ticket, and 50˘ “gold coin” for Lions Club refreshments or
Mustard Seed ice cream.
Activity Sponsors Anticipated:
FFA: Petting Farm
Prevent Child Abuse Tipton County Council
Arts and Crafts
Salvation Army Bouncing Kettle
Scouting Sand Art
Tipton Community Theatre
Card-making for Riley Patients
American Red Cross
Park Board: Display
Food and Beverages
Lions Club of
Tipton Food and beverage service: popcorn, hot dogs, chips, cookies, drinks
Mustard Seed Ice Cream cones/dishes with toppings
Duck Derby (3:45 pm)
be assigned a duck during the Duck Derby at the baseball stadium. Children can
win a gift package if their duck is picked out of the “pond”
by the celebrity picker.
should arrive between 3:30 and 3:45. Work should be done by 5:30 pm.
Upon the signal, all activities will stop. The band will play at 3:30 near
the Duck Derby Pond and everyone should move there. The crew will deflate
the rides, stack the tables and chairs, pick up trash throughout the park,
dump trash bags, help participating groups pack up their activities, etc.
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Thursday, February 04, 2016