Ready to Make a Splash for Special Olympics
Carbondale, IL- July 9, 2015 SIU Credit Union is getting a little quacky this summer as they sponsor the Southern Illinois Ducky Derby Dash to support the Special Olympics Illinois. SIU CU Vice President of Business Development presented a donation check to Ducky Derby Dash Ambassador, John Henley.
Pictured, L to R, back row: Brian Maurizio, SIU CU Vice President of IT; Tracy Frischkorn Ingersoll, SIU CU Vice President of Human Resources; and Paul Melzer, Special Olympics Area Director. Front row: John Henley, Special Olympics Global Messenger; Kim Babington, SIU CU Vice President of Business Development; and Eric Baumann, Special Olympics Global Messenger.
The Southern Illinois Ducky Derby Dash at the Du Quoin State Fair is a signature fundraising event for Special Olympics Illinois. On September 6, 2015 thousands of spectators will watch 5,000+ Ducks splash into the lake behind the Exhibition Hall on the Du Quoin State Fairgrounds and race towards the finish line. Race Day kicks off at 11am behind the Expo Hall with entertainment for the entire family – live music, face painting, games, and an appearance by Splash, the Duck Mascot. To sponsor a duck or find more information visit www.duckrace.com/duquoin.