A large crowd gathered at Jesup Green today, for the annual running of the ducks.

(Photo/Matthew Mandell)

The Sunrise Rotary Club fundraiser returned live, after 2 COVID years. Proceeds go toward the organization’s many service projects, in Fairfield County and around the globe.

Warm-up activities included older kids …

Rebecca Yormark (shown with her mother Diane) built and raced her own “duck car.”

… and younger ones.

Grace Waldman is all in. (Photo/Mark Mathias)

Then Sunrise Rotary volunteers got to work …

(Photo/Matthew Mandell)

… and the race was on!

(Photo/Matthew Mandell)

Janet Mittleman won the $5,000 grand prize.

Runners-up — also winning substantial cash awards — were Nick Battaglino, Anna Brady, Rob Graham, Alexander Strompen, Tracey Cauley, Wen Hsu, Rady Johnson, Jason Wolgast and Silvia Durno.

They’re probably all out celebrating now.

At the Duck?

One response to “Duck!

  1. Paul Lenihan

    Did my raffle ticket win?