2/24/2016 – SOUND THE DUCK CALLS –THE KEN-DUCKY DERBY IS AN OFFICIAL KENTUCKY DERBY FESTIVAL EVENT!

HARBOR HOUSE OF LOUISVILLE PRESENTS THE 2016 DERBY FESTIVAL KEN-DUCKY DERBY. Call to post: 7pm. Kroger’s Fest-a-Ville on the Waterfront, Great Lawn.  Admission is free with a 2016 Pegasus Pin® Duck adoptions benefit Harbor House of Louisville. The person who adopts the 1st place duck will win a 2016 Nissan Versa. Presenting Sponsors:  Swope Family of Dealerships, WLKY 32. For duck adoptions visit www.hhlou.org.

Harbor House is excited to announce that the 2016 Ken-Ducky Derby will be part of this year’s Kentucky Derby Festival. Set for Saturday, April 30th, it will be the biggest and best gathering of ducks on the Ohio! 2016 will mark the 13th annual Ken-Ducky Derby.

“Harbor House of Louisville’s Ken-Ducky Derby is honored and excited to become an official Kentucky Derby Festival Event.” said Maria Smith, CEO, Harbor House. “The Ken-Ducky Derby is a wonderful opportunity to support the mission of Harbor House of Louisville. We have such wonderful support from our sponsors and the entire community, we are certain the partnership with the Kentucky Derby Festival will only strengthen this event.”

Adopting a duck for the event costs just five dollars and every dollar raised from the Ken-Ducky Derby goes directly towards Harbor House programs and initiatives, which empower individuals with disabilities and their families to lead fulfilled and productive lives. Ducks can be adopted online at www.hhlou.org and at a number of retail sponsor locations.

“The Kentucky Derby Festival is known for racing everything from hot air balloons to steamboats, and we’re excited to be able to add ducks to the list,” said Mike Berry, Kentucky Derby Festival President & CEO. “The Ken-Ducky Derby supports a wonderful cause and is a great addition to our schedule this year.”

About Harbor House

Harbor House is a nonprofit certified training and development center for adults with developmental and physical disabilities. More than 300 adults are served annually with on-site and community-based employment opportunities, plus a full range of other services.

For more information about the Ken-Ducky Derby, adopting a duck and the mission of Harbor House of Louisville, log onto www.hhlou.org.

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