Participants enjoyed an hour-long performance by the Legacy Girls, a full spread of appetizers with a cocktail hour, children’s games, raffles with prizes and live entertainment by WERV 95.9 FM The River.
Rubber ducks were sold for $5 each. The Duck Race started at 5 p.m. with a parade lead by the National Guard and members of the Fox Valley Marines. National Guardsmen provided the ducks with a personal escort to the pond, while the Aurora Fire Department used a fire hose to assist the rubber ducks in racing across the Alden of Waterford pond. The owner of the winning duck won $500 cash.
“Each year, we hope the Duck Race can help someone who has been diagnosed with leukemia,” says Nora O’Gorman, administrator.
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Alden of Waterford Rehabilitation and Health Care Center provides short-term orthopedic recovery and post-acute services. Physical, occupational and speech therapies are offered daily to ensure optimal rehabilitation outcomes. Alden of Waterford is located at 2021 Randi Dr in Aurora. For more information, call 630-899-9666 or visit www.aldenwaterford.com.