2017 VinE Ducky Race Results
The 2017 VinE Ducky race was July 30, 2017. Thank you to everyone who purchased a Ducky raffle ticket; it was a lot of fun! Due to the outstanding support of our sponosors, all of the proceeds from ticket sales will be able to go directly to VinE and its Tutor Program. Our lucky winners were:
First place – Marvin Saltzman
Second place – Liisa Lamppa
Third place – Nathan LaBeque
The biggest winners are the students that benefit from tutoring with your support!
If you were unable to purchase a Ducky ticket for the race, please visit our donations page to make your tax deductible contribution to help support the work VinE volunteers do in your local school.
Thank you to the following businesses that sold Ducky tickets on behalf of VinE:
Virginia: Edwards & Associates
Eveleth: Miners National Bank
Gilbert: Koshar’s Sausage
Tower: Sulu’s Cafe
Cook: The Country Store
Thank you so much to our 2017 Sponsors! Please stop in and thank them with your business:
The Cliffs Foundation, Miner’s National Bank of Eveleth, Tritec, Sami Dare, Nelson Williams, North Star Credit Union, Range LP Gas, First National Bank of Gilbert, Frandsen Bank & Trust, The Good Ol’ Days, Sherwin Williams of Virginia, and Zup’s.
2016 VinE Ducky Race results
In 2016, VinE hosted our first ever VinE Ducky Race. We would like to thank all of you who supported us by buying a raffle ticket and by coming to the race!
Through this event, we were able to sell 442 raffle tickets, raising more than $8000 to support VinE. Plus, we had a lot of fun doing it!
Prizes for the fastest duckies were:
1st: $1000 – Bruce Sirotink
2nd: $500 – Willard Martinson
3rd: $250 – Karen Lillibridge
Funds raised from the Rubber Ducky Fundraiser will go to support the programs and staffing of Volunteers in Education. If you missed the race or the chance to buy a raffle ticket, you can still make a tax deductible donation to VinE by visiting our donations page.
Thank you so much to our sponsors:
Thank you to the Hometown Focus and Babbitt Weekly for providing advertisements for our Race.
Thank you to the local stores where ducky raffle tickets were sold:
Good Old Days
Vermillion Shear Image
The Old Muni
Ely Area Credit Union-Babbitt
Hoyt Lakes Golf Course
Edwards and Associates