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This year’s grand prize for winning the Great Acadiana Running of the Ducks, the Boys & Girls Club’s annual fundraiser, is a 2017 Subaru Legacy donated by Giles Automotive.

Rubber ducks are available for “adoption” online and at several Acadiana businesses now through April 5, when each duck will race down the water slide at Red Lerille’s Health & Racquet Club.

The fastest ducks will receive prizes ranging from a car to a weekly free meal for a year.

2017 Great Acadiana Running of the Ducks

What: Fundraiser for Boys & Girls Clubs of Acadiana

When: Adoptions are from Feb. 6 to April 5; Race Day is from 5:30-7:30 p.m. April 5 at Red Lerille’s Health & Racquet Club.

Price: One duck: $5; six ducks: $25; 20 ducks: $100; 50 ducks: $250.

Info: 337-237-3825;


Grand Prize – Giles Automotive: 2017 Subaru Legacy
2nd Prize – Capital One Bank: $1,000 check.
3rd Prize – Red Lerille’s Health & Racquet Club: one year regular pay membership.
4th Prize – Armentor Jewlers: gift certificate for a piece of jewelry.
5th Prize – Robert M’s Salon: $100 per month of service for a year (Expires 4/5/18)
6th Prize – Classic Auto Spa: $500 Visa Giftcard
7th Prize – Ambassador Car Wash: One diplomat car wash each week for a year
8th Prize – AT&T: Samsung S7 Active Gold Phone and a Galaxy Tablet E 8.0
9th Prize – AT&T: LGV20 Phone and LG G Pad 8.0
10th Prize – Aaron’s: 49” Magnavox TV
11th Prize – LA1Connect: 4 Channel DVR Surveillance System
12th Prize – Burgersmith: One meal (includes burger, fries and drink) every week for a year.
13th Prize – Sonic: One free drive-in combo a week for one year.
14th Prize – Lafayette Jewelers: Sterling silver mesh bracelet with onyx accents.
15th Prize – La-Z-Boy Furniture: $500 gift certificate

Adoption locations:

Adrien’s Supermarket
Ambassador Carwash
American Bank & Trust
Bank of Abbeville
Bank of Commerce & Trust
BGCA Granberry Unit
BGCA Iberia Unit
BGCA Jackie Club
BGCA Opelousas Club
BGCA Vermillion Unit
Capital One
Cheap O Depot
Chili’s on Pinhook
Classic Auto Spa
Community First Bank
The Daily Advertiser
Doug Ashy (Johnston Street / Verot School Road)
Deano’s Pizza South
Fire & Safety Specialists
Gator Cove
Giles Automotive
Gulf Coast Bank
Home Bank
Hub Enterprises
Kaplan State Bank
Red Lerille’s Health & Racquet Club
Robert M’s
St. Landry Homestead
Stine (Broussard)
Vermillion Bank & Trust
Village Bingo (New Iberia)