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Thanks to 171 Volunteers (mostly Tipton & Tri-Central
Students) and Sponsors (especially IU Health Tipton Hospital & TDS Telecom) and
more than a dozen partners (especially the City of Tipton, Cicero Twp. Fire
Dept., the Boys & Girls Club, Kiwanis Club, and Mustard Seed) that provided
activities and services... 1,200 people who attended, including 321 children,
enjoyed Fun for the Family at Ducky Day in Tipton Park 2016!
We are also grateful for splendid weather after a week of
storms and the great spirit of cooperation from everyone.
Ducky Day in Tipton Park
will be Sunday, August 27, 2017.
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 fourteenth time on Sunday, August 28,
2016, 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 "gold coin" toward the cost of food and beverages provided by the
Suns of Tipton Kiwanis, 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 north side of the main
park entrance road 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.
2016 Sponsors and Supporters:
|Indiana University Health
|Boys & Girls Club
|Cicero Twp Volunteer Fire
Dept. Duck Pond
Ice Miller, LLP
Smithville Telephone Co.
McQuinn Family Dentistry
Hughes Veterinary Clinic
Michael Smith, DDS
Church, Church, Hittle & Antrim
Tipton Automotive Supply
Midwest Eye Consultants
Tipton Pizza King & Subway
Bill & Janie Horner
Lynn & Walt Dunn
Jay Rich, Tipton County Prosecutor
First Farmers Bank &
Encompass Credit Union
FMR CPAs & Advisors
William & Janie Horner
Mark & Janet Boyer
Your Name Here in 2017
Becks Superior Hybrids
WWKI Radio 100.5 FM
Dan Young GM
McCormack Printing Impressions
Farmers Mutual Insurance
|Thank You! Steve Peters for
providing and operating the sound system at the Gazebo, Kennedy
Ripperdan & Mary Tragesser-Tina for coordinating the entertainment.
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)
I. SETUP Shift
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
II. ACTIVITY Shift
should arrive at least 15 minutes before their agreed shift(s).
Activities run from 1:30 until the Duck Derby at 3:45 pm, so the ACTIVITY
should arrive by 1:15 pm and stay until 3:45, or help with cleanup.
Wristband Sales: Bracelet Price: $3/child; no group discount… each child gets
bracelet, duck ticket, and 50˘ “gold coin” for Kiwanis refreshments or
Mustard Seed ice cream. Children may NOT take part in ANY
activity without a Wristband.
III. CLEANUP shift
Volunteers should arrive by 3:30 and be prepare to work until Cleanup is
finished, approximately 5 pm.
All Activities STOP at 3:45. The crew will deflate
the rides, stack the tables and chairs near the Gazebo, pick up trash throughout the park,
dump trash bags, help participating groups pack up their activities, etc.
Activity Sponsors Anticipated:
FFA: Petting Farm
Arts and Crafts
Salvation Army Activity
Scouting Sand Art
Tipton Community Theatre
Tipton County Historical Society Display
Food and Beverages
Tipton Kiwanis Food and beverage service: popcorn, hot dogs, chips, cookies, drinks
Mustard Seed Ice Cream cones/dishes with toppings
Duck Derby (3:45 pm)
receive a ticket matched to a numbered duck during the Duck Derby on the
north side of the Park entrance road. Children can
win a gift package if their duck is picked out of the “pond”
by the celebrity picker.
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Wednesday, February 22, 2017