20th annual Rubber Duck Regatta brings in nearly $1 million - Cincinnati News, FOX19-WXIX TV

20th annual Rubber Duck Regatta brings in nearly $1 million

The regatta had 150,000 rubber ducks swimming on the river. The regatta had 150,000 rubber ducks swimming on the river.
CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) -

Some lucky winners walked away with big prizes in the 20th annual Rubber Duck Regatta at Riverfest Sunday.

Deana Schmidt of Fairfield won a 2014 Honda Accord Sport for finishing in first place.

Elaine Roseberry of Cincinnati won $5,200 in groceries from Kroger in a second place prize. Five other competitors won $500 cash from KEMBA Credit Union.

The regatta had 150,000 rubber ducks swimming on the river and all those ducks helped raise nearly $1 million for the Freestore Foodbank. Since the event started in 1995, it has raised about $8.3 million to fight hunger.

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