Fourth Annual GCC Ducky Derby Supporting the United Way

Thursday, March 8, 2012 - Genesee Community College Swimming Pool

What:Fourth Annual GCC Ducky Derby Supporting the United Way

When:Thursday, March 8, 2012

Where:Genesee Community College Swimming Pool
One College Rd, Batavia, NY 14020

Who:GCC students, staff, faculty and administrators

Background: Genesee Community College Professional Sales and Advertising classes as well as the Business Forum Club are continuing a four year tradition to raise money for the United Way through the entertaining Duck Derby happening March 8, 2012 at 12:30PM in GCC’s Olympic size swimming pool. After selling hundreds of tickets the past several weeks, the College community will gather poolside as the duckies are launched in the shallow end of the pool. With the help of a ‘current’ created by the College’s Swim Team, the ducks race across the pool and the first duck to reach the other side and be plucked out of the water by an attendant hanging from the diving board wins the United Way Duck Derby.

The top prize depends on what each person paid for his or her ticket. Students are selling the tickets in one-dollar increments from $1 to $5. A total of only 1,080 ducks will be sold. Participants win a percent of all money raised based on how much they paid for their ticket. There will also be a series of second place prizes and door prizes with gift cards generously donated by JCPenney, Southside Deli, Scooter’s Restaurant, Castilone Jeep/Chrysler/Dodge, L.B.Grand Restaurant and McDonald’s of LeRoy and the GCC CEO Club.

For further information or to purchase a duck, please contact Rick Dudkowski, GCC’s Business Professor, at 585-343-0055 x6390 or at

Congratulations to all the winners of this year’s Ducky Derby! (Prizes can be picked up from the Math/Science Division)
1St Prize: $504.60 – Taylor Schmeider

Other winners:
$20 JC Penney gift card – Joe DeFelice
$20 Tops Markets (LeRoy) GC – Ryan Barto
$15 Tops Markets (Attica) GC – Nick DeFelice
$15 Salsa & Curry GC – Janelle Marble
$10 GC for Steve’s Styles, plus samples – Ana Lima
$10 Scooter’s GC- (5 winners): Sandy Colson, Jack Shapiro, Mark Bennett, Robert Steves, Andy Hart
South Side Deli large sub GC – (2 winners): Arlene Olmstead, Eric Donahue
$10 GC for Castilone Jeep/Chrysler/Dodge – (2 winners): Kori Campbell, John Dougherty
$10 GC for L.B. Grand (LeRoy) – John Rider
$10 GC to West Main Street Road Mini Mart – John McGowan
Tim Horton’s basket – M. O’Connor
Gift basket from GCC CEO Club – Marie Giordino
Coffee cards for McDonald’s (40 winners): Tyler Brown, Nick Ackerman, Josh Hetzo, Joe DeFelice (2),
D. Schmigel, Vicki Kenyon, James Shields, Kim Northrup, Brian Barto, Michelle Williams (2),
Terry Nowden, Arlene Olmstead, Katie Elia, Joanne Toheri, Shannon Stout, Kay Derrick,
Allen Kenyon, Jay Bent, Denise Simcick, Omar Henderson, Nick DeFelice, Bob Mullen, Janelle Marble,
Olivia Engel, Jeff Weese, Julie Caswell, Cheryl Holmwood, Kathy Marenusl, Beverly Provenzano,
Jackie Alley, Henry Lancers, DeAnna Heare, Jessica Callisher, Samantha Zito, Shannon Burdick,
Shelby Stevens, Joe Fite, Jonny Ridder

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