Helping Hands and Hearts Hospice 

2008 1st Annual Duck Race  

 

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Initial Setup - 8:15 AM

Initial Setup - 8:15 AM

Initial Setup - 9:00 AM

Initial Setup - 9:00 AM

Initial Setup

Initial Setup

Fred stretching out the finish line

Best Buy volunteers showing up

Tent Setup

Setting up the ring toss

Inflating the castle

The sign that tells everyone where/what we are

The sign that tells everyone where/what we are

The sign that tells everyone where/what we are

The sign that tells everyone where/what we are

His & Hers

The stars of the show

Belinda Martinez getting ready to work

Finish Line stretched out

More tent setup

More tent setup

Debby Charles supervising the setup of the drinks area

Shirts available for sale

Hats, too - with cute little feather tails

Prizes donated by local area merchants

Prizes donated by local area merchants

Prizes donated by local area merchants

Prizes donated by local area merchants

Before the guests arrive

Before the guests arrive

Waiting for the guests to arrive

Still setting up

Making sure everything is ready

Taking a well-earned rest

A look at the finish line of the duck race

Neat items for sale

A little higher on the left

Putt-Putt

How do you like my hat?

Locking my lips

Still setting up

It really is straight

Looking at the finish line from the approximate start line

Looking at the finish line from the approximate start line

How it looks, all set up

How it looks, all set up

Opening words from Administrator, Sherwyn Moore

Opening words from Administrator, Sherwyn Moore

Opening words from Administrator, Sherwyn Moore

Opening words from Administrator, Sherwyn Moore

Opening words from Administrator, Sherwyn Moore

Opening words from Administrator, Sherwyn Moore

"Duck" getting dressed

The "Duck" getting dressed

"Duck" getting dressed

"Duck" getting dressed

"Duck" getting dressed

"Duck" getting dressed

Finally!

"Duck" posing with volunteer

The kids arrive

Throwing the ball through the bear

Is this Amos, or Andy?

The Kohl's volunteers arrive

Face-painting

Face-painting

When you're this young, you're allowed to walk up and put the ring around the bottle - oops - she missed!

Laughing at the ring toss

Enjoying the ride

Attendance was not restricted to humans

Concentrating on the games

Look what I won!

Volunteers waiting for more people to show up

We even got a fly-over

And the winning ticket is...

Brazoria County EMS lending a hand

Brazoria County EMS lending a hand

Brazoria County EMS lending a hand

"Duck" posing with Rent-A-Husband

Making bracelets and necklaces

Trying on the newly-made necklace

This is how you do the ring-toss

This is how you do the ring-toss

This is how you do the ring-toss

"Duck" posing with some attendees

"Duck" posing with some attendees

Some face painting

Getting ready to start the duck race

The boy scouts getting ready to start the duck race

And they're off!

And they're off!

And they're off!

And they're off!

And they're off!

Coming down the creek

Coming down the creek

Coming down the creek

Coming down the creek

Coming down the creek

Coming down the creek

Coming down the creek

Coming down the creek

Spectators at the finish line

Spectators at the finish line

Spectators at the finish line

Spectators at the finish line

They're in their stretch run

They're in their stretch run

They're in their stretch run

They're in their stretch run

Here comes the leader

And the winner is...

And the place duck is...

Announcing the winners of the Duck Race

Announcing the winners of the Duck Race

Hey, Ducky!  I want a hug!

Announcing the winners of the Duck Race

Announcing the winners of the Duck Race

The "Duck" waving good-bye

EMS posing with "Duck"

EMS posing with "Duck"

The end of a long day and finally, a smile!

 

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