Email us: TheFoundation@hackettstown.org
The Hackettstown Foundation for Educational Excellence
2015 Annual Duck Race & Community Day
Saturday, May 16th
Activities Start at 11:00 AM ~ Duck Race Starts at 12:00 PM
At Alumni Field, Willow Grove Street, Hackettstown, NJ
Photos with the Duck
Book reading & hand painting
Rubber Duckie Chess
Petting Zoo by High View Farms
Hackettstown High School Marching Band
Food/Snacks Available for purchase:
Hot Dogs & Drinks by Scout Troop #158
Duck Pretzels by Philly Pretzel Factory Hackettstown
Duck Race Winners:
Grand Prize: $1,000 Visa Gift Card
5 Wild Duck Prizes - each is a $100 Visa Gift Card
Barb & Ron Shaw
Slacker Quacker = Paul Sterbenz
Thank you to Paul Sterbenz for donating his prizes
back to the Foundation!
2014 Event Sponsors:
Kidz Play, LLC
Kiwanis Club of Hackettstown
High School Marching Band
What does the Foundation do with the funds raised from the Community Day/Duck Race? Well that is a quacktastic question! We award grants to teachers in the Hackettstown school district for creative, innovative projects - check out what we have accomplished on our Grants page!
New for 2014
Take a duck home after the race!
That's right, this year you will be able to bring a race duck home with you as a souvenir.
Check out the Duck Deals you can get if you return the duck to its sponsor...
2014 Duck Sponsors & Duck Deals:
Cochran Funeral Home
Freedom First Cross Fit Kids in Landing (Duck Deal -
free week of classes for kids and adults)
The Growing Stage Children's Theatre of NJ
High View Farms in Budd Lake
Mary Kay by Renee Feldman (Duck Deal - 10% off)
Maxwell Pump & Water Services
Station Hardware in Landing (Duck Deal - 10% off)
Westside Hair Care (Duck Deal - 10% off Hair Services)
Special: Bring any 2014 Race Duck to Petals N 'Pine for
The ducks must finish thru the opening in the
middle of the finish line - the first ducks thru
get put into the "official" finishing board...
Then we find the tickets that correspond to the ducks thus giving us our winners!
A proper Duck Race has a few real ducks!
Hackettstown Boy Scouts
Selling Hot Dogs & Drinks
The Ducks on their way out to the starting line....
And down the river they go.....
This is serious duck race watching.
No Slacker Quackers in this group!
So how does the Duck Race work...? I'm so glad your asked!
You buy a ticket - your ticket has a # on it....
We put your # on a race duck.