Thousands of little yellow rubber duckies were set afloat on the Columbia River Oct.
The 23rd Annual Rotary Mid-Columbia Duck Race raised nearly $200,000, which will be split among 75 area nonprofits.
Tickets were $5 each and the fastest duck was owned by Kirby Amacker of Richland, who won the grand prize — a new Toyota Camry from Toyota of Tri-Cities.
Other top winners were: Jim LaPlante, Richland, range, refrigerator, dishwasher and microwave from Garrison Home Appliance; Jeff Shearer, Richland, La Pax Waterfall firepit from Desert Oasis Pool & Spa; Dennis Nichols, Kennewick, one free coffee-a-day from Dutch Bros. Coffee; Safe Harbor Crisis Nursery, Kennewick, First Alert Professional Security System from Moon Security Service Inc.; Donna Holcomb, Reverse Osmosis system from Culligan; Clifford Primm, West Richland, Sharon Bury of Kennewick and Paul Korstad of Richland, unlimited car washes for a year from Autobahn Auto Care Center; Soy Alley Smith, Kennewick; sapphire and diamond necklace set from Ben Bridge Jewelers; Numerical App Inc. of Richland, teeth whitening from The Center for Dental Health; Terri Hayles, Pasco, chiropractic services from Healthsource Chiropractic; Ron Stephens, Richland, three month family club membership, Columbia Basin Racquet Club; Jeremiah McGuire, West Richland, custom crafted food orthotics from Healthsource Chiropractic; Dustin Clontz, Pasco. $500 gift certificate, Tri-City Closet Co.; Diane Davis, Pasco, new kitchen window installed by Perfection Glass; Candy Mendoza, Pasco, laser hair removal package by McDonald Healthcare; Ron Kidder, Ephrata, estate planning package by Cowan Moore Stam Luke Petersen & Carrier; Barb Keen, Kennewick, $5000 gift certificate, Bella’s Office Furniture; Tri-Cities Battery of Kennewick, Joe Burrell of Richland and Lisa Hanson of Kennewick, total car spa package from Autobahn Auto Care Center; Mikey Sjerven, Kennewick, one year membership, Keene Fitness; Douglas Fruit, Pasco, HCG 30-day diet plan by MacDonald Healthcare; Community First Bank: Patty, Kennewick and Lifetime Dental Care: Michael Brier, Richland, two-night stay and breakfast at Red Lion Richland; Rich Wilson, Pasco, signed print; Belinda Lador, Kennewick, wellness package, Meadow Hills Veterinary Center; KGH ER Docs, cordless tool kit from George A. Grant Inc.; Larry Liniger, Kennewick, portrait package, Artistic Portraits; Patti Bailie, Mesa, four season tickets, Mid-Columbia Mastersingers; Daniel Koszczewski, Richland, two-night stay with breakfast buffet at Holiday Inn Express & Suites; Lane Avitch, Richland, sky box night for 10 people at Tri-City Dust Devils; Lloyd Woodrone, Kennewick, scenic flight or lesson from Sundance Aviation; Liebe-Thompson LLC Kennewick, silver seasons tickets and $100 dinner certificate to Mid-Columbia Symphony & Anthony’s Home Port; Lane Donaldson, Pasco, $300 in off premise catering, Leo’s Catering; Krystal Corke, Pasco, sign package, Fast Signs; Obie Amacker, Richland, $25 gift certificate, Country Gentleman Restaurant; Brad Bell, Pasco, $300 gift certificate, Cora Mia European Skin Care; Castle Event Catering, Richland, $300 gift certificate, Roundtable Pizza; Tim Lawrence, Burbank, $500 US Savings Bond at HAPO Community Credit Union; Jim London, Kennewick, $150 Visa gift certificate from Sterling Savings Bank.