Ducks Make New Home in Light Park
Joe Denoyer - September 24, 2016 3:53 pm
DThe Liberal Chamber of Commerce celebrated the 2016 Duck Festival in it’s new location, Light Park on Saturday. There was food, fun and festivities all day long culminating with the “Duck Race” at 2:00pm. Activities throughout the day included vendors and non-profit organizations, bouncy houses, trike races, Seward County United Way Chili, Soup Cook Off, Ducky Downs, Chuck a Duck, MAAM Drone Demonstrations and many other activities .
Winners in the Duck Race, the top eight and the “Hard Luck Duck” were: Sergio Banuelos in 1st winning $5000, Rhonda Crawford 2nd, $2000, Jason Diseker 3rd and $1000, Danny Neal 4th,$500, Carl Lynn ,5th, $400, Lynn Wilson, 6th, $300, Becky Naab 7th $200,and Kelly Kirk in 8th for $100. The Lucky Duck picked belonged to Tara Neumann and was good for $500.
In the Chili, and Soup, Competition Sponsored By the Seward County United Way, Southwest Medical Center took 1st Place in the Chili Competition, followed by the Seward County Republican Party in 2nd, and Crossroads came in third. On the soup side Angela Eichman took 1st, SWMC 2nd, and James Gokey 3rd. Peoples Choice winner overall was The Liberal Senior Center.