The 2022 Start of Summer Big Daddy Duck Race is in the history books!  Thank you to everyone who supported this annual fundraiser for the Rotary Club of Rockford.
Winners:  Decorated ducks had the opportunity to win 4 different contests: Most Popular by online voting; Prettiest by who collected the most money in donations; Fastest and Slowest in the river race.
Most Popular:  Graff Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram - Rockford won the most popular duck title for 2022 with 3216 votes!  That is a new record!  JH Nicholson collected more than 1900 votes for second place. Andrus Architecture was third with 1301 votes.  Thank you everyone for voting! 
Prettiest Duck:  Integrity Tax Group - Rockford who collected $102 for Hand2Hand. The total amount collected from all the ducks of $770 was matched by an anonymous donor. THANK YOU!
Fastest Duck:  Ila and Lucille
Slowest Duck:  Venman's Plant Service
Name the Duck Contest:  Momma duck's official name is now Mrs. Bella Quackers!  Congratulations to Denise Hibbard (first name) and Caitlin Brechting (last name) who submitted the winning name.
Special "Thank You" to these downtown businesses who hosted ducks for the online voting contest: Edge Barbershop, Edward Jones - Eva Trudell, GLIKs, Pump House, ComforCare Homecare Services and Aunt Candy's.
We hope to see you at Start of Summer 2023!