Rubber duckies ready for adoption before drop into Mill Race pond

The Meridian Kiwanis Club is offering up rubber ducks for adoption for its 18th annual Kiwanis Incredible Duck Splash.

Thousands of the ducks will be dropped into Round Lake at Mill Race Park by helicopter on Saturday, Oct. 9th. Those who have adopted ducks have a chance to win cash and prizes with the top prizes being a new vehicle from Chevrolet of Columbus or $50,000 cash.

The cost to adopt a duck is $5 each, or five ducks for $20, and 30 ducks for $100. You can adopte a duck from any Kiwanis member or at Midwest Computer Solutions at 3028 State Street. You can also adopt a duck at Mill Race Park starting at 10:30 in the morning on Oct. 9th.

Money raised goes to benefit several programs for children and the Kiwanis club. You can get more information at