Forty-one ducks win prizes at Roanoke Fall Festival Duck Race

Roanoke Lions Club members (from left) Leah Viacara, Jim Vachon and Lynn Nicholson keep the ducks moving down the creek at the Roanoke Park during the Roanoke Fall Festival Ducky Run on Saturday, Sept. 8.
Roanoke Lions Club members (from left) Leah Viacara, Jim Vachon and Lynn Nicholson keep the ducks moving down the creek at the Roanoke Park during the Roanoke Fall Festival Ducky Run on Saturday, Sept. 8. Photo by Scott Trauner.

The Roanoke Lions Club has announced the winners of the Roanoke Fall Festival Ducky Race.

A total of 41 ducks won prizes.

Steve Mertz won first place, winning the $200 grand prize. Jenny Gross was second, winning a $199 detail from O’Daniel Mazda, and Vicky Eisenhut was third, receiving a $45 certificate to Hollywood Designs Hair Products.

Other winners include:
Fourth place, Eli Gearhart, $25 Nick’s Junction gift certificate; fifth place, Bill Dinius, $25 Nick’s Junction gift certificate; sixth place, Brad Dinius, $25 Nick’s Junction gift certificate; seventh place, Lynn Nicholson, $25 Nick’s Junction gift certificate; eighth place, Ashley Black, $25 Walmart gift card; ninth place, Jack Amick, $25 John’s Meat Market prize; and 10th place, Jenny Gross, $20 Cottage Event Center ticket.

Also, 11th place, Bill Dinius, $15 Rex Barbershop hair cut; 12th place, Melanie Anderson, $15 Rex Barbershop hair cut; 13th place, Jerry Anderson $15 JD Emporium lunch; 14th place, Melanie Anderson, $20 Kroger gift card; 15th place, Austin Bower, $10 McDonald’s gift certificate; 16th place, JB Hoy, $10 McDonald’s gift certificate; 17th place, Gale Rust, $10 McDonald’s gift certificate; 18th place, Courtney Miller, $10 McDonald’s gift certificate; 19th place, Barb Carroll, $10 McDonald’s gift certificate; and 20th place, Laura Keefer, $10 McDonald’s gift certificate.

Also, 21st place, Tim Abbett, $10 McDonald’s gift certificate; 22nd place, Kirby Johnson, $10 McDonald’s gift certificate; 23rd place, Shiela Crawford, $10 McDonald’s gift certificate; 24th place, Harold Mallow, $10 McDonald’s gift certificate; 25th place, Peggy Bush, $5 Proper Pastry gift card; 26th place, Kathy Mertz, $5 Moose & Mollie’s gift card; 27th place, Carol Cochlin, $5 Moose & Mollie’s gift card; 28th place, Dave Burns, $5 Moose & Mollie’s gift card; 29th place, Oatelynn Dennis, $5 Moose & Mollie’s gift card; and 30th place, Tiffany Kaiser, $5 Lock No. 4 gift card.

Also, 31st place, Lisa Reed, $5 Lock No. 4 gift card; 32nd place, Jason Kaiser, $5 Lock No. 4 gift card; 33rd place, Melanie Anderson, $5 Lock No. 4 gift card; 34th place, Tony Vining, $5 free sub from Subway; 35th place, Luke Miller, $5 free sub from Subway; 36th place, Ashley Black, $5 free sub from Subway; 37th place, Jenny Gross, $5 free sub from Subway; 38th place, Kegan Blalock, $5 free sub from Subway; 39th place, Jay Sagers, $5 free sub from Subway; 40th place, Marilyn Fleischman, $50 VFW cash prize; and 41st place, Larry Halpert, fruit basket from McClure’s Market.