The Kiwanis Duck Race has become a focal point for the start of spring in Ottawa. The race which was first run in 1987 has raised over $3 million for CHEO. The 12th annual race in 1999 presented by Farm Boy was held on May 15th, 1999.
Prize 1st 51038 Brenda Pitt, Spencerville 1999 Dodge Caravan, courtesy of Southbank Dodge Chrysler, approximate retail value of $33,000
2nd 42102 Jean-Marc Sauvé, Ottawa 1999 Dodge Neon, courtesy of Southbank Dodge Chrysler, approximate retail value of $22,300
3rd 59262 Earl Larose, Gloucester 18k gold bracelet and 18k diamond broach, courtesy of Howard Manufacturing Jewellers, approximate retail value of $12,300.
4th 41790 W. Esterak, Gloucester $10,000 in loonies, courtesy of the Royal Bank and Royal Bank employees, value $10,000
5th 46386 Katherine Lortie, Morrisburg La-Z-boy genuine top grain leather reclining sofa, love seat and reclining rocker. Includes cocktail table, two table lamps and two lamps. Courtesy of Startop Furniture Plus, approximate retail value of $12,000.
6th 32535 Lois Donaldson, Ashton Brentwood classics deluxe sofa, love seat and chair, courtesy of Orme's Furniture, approximate retail value of $5,000.
7th 97351 Archie Mark, Williamsburg Gift certificates for restaurants, attractions and accommodations from the Ottawa Tourism and convention Authority, approximate retail value of $5,000