Rubber Duck Race in Statesboro

Volunteers in Statesboro are quacking up to help a good cause. Their chapter of the American Diabetes Association will sponsor its second annual Ducks for Diabetes race August 25. They'll race rubber ducks in the lazy river at Splash in the Boro water park next Thursday. Get your name on a duck for a $20 donation.

"We had a really great response last year," said organizer Suzanne Hood. "We sold about 400 ducks and raised about $7,000 for diabetes, which is great for a first-time event."

They'll race the ducks in several heats for a host of prizes. Here are the event details:

Thursday, August 25, 6pm at Splash in the Boro. Purchase your rubber duck and race it around the Lazy River to support the American Diabetes Association.

~ Visit Honey Bowen Bldg. of Fair Rd.

~ Bring ticket to Splash on the 25th to receive your duck

Duck donation: $20 per duck, $100 for six corporate ducks

Reported by: Dal Cannady,