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1992 - Pardee House (ex-Good Templars Lodge) moved to Heritage Junction/Hart Park [story]


Be sure to adopt your ducks today at www.duckrace.com/scv.

Ed “Papa Duck” Bolden increased the Early Ducky 1 Drawing to four, one-day Disneyland Park Hopper tickets, and $500 cash (previously $250) in spending money. Adopt your ducks today to get in on this great deal! Deadline for Early Ducky 1 Drawing is Friday, August 30.

Papa Duck says there are just too many lonely ducks out there that need to be adopted right away.

Better yet, the duck you adopt could be the most interesting duck in the world. What would it be like if you adopted him?
Click here to listen to our third and latest YouTube promotion for the event, entitled “The Most Interesting Duck In The World”.

Remember to adopt your duckys before the Early Ducky I deadline of August 30th, so you can be automatically included in Early Ducky II and all the Grand Prizes!
All prize drawings to be held October 5 at the Rubber Ducky Festival, although winner need not be present.

First Grand Prize: $2500 cash gift card
Second Grand prize: $1500 cash gift card
Third Grand prize: $500 cash gift card

Don’t miss outclick here to adopt a duck today!

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Religion and the environment come together Aug. 15 with an interfaith outreach event called “Take Me To The River: Caring for Creation Starts at Home.”
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