Annual Campaign Is Just “Ducky” for Clinics at Greene County Combined Health District

(Xenia, OH) Various restaurants and businesses are turning yellow this month in an effort to help keep kids healthy in Greene County. It’s time for the annual Adopt-a-Healthy Duck campaign. Proceeds support the various clinics available through the Greene County Combined Health District (GCCHD) offices located in Xenia and Fairborn.

Racing ducks are available for adoption for $5 each and can be adopted at many of the local banks in Greene County as well as at GCCHD located at 360 Wilson Drive in Xenia. Ducks will race across the pond at Clifton Mill on Sunday, August 26th at 2:00 p.m. for an exciting race to the finish. Prizes on tap for the top race finishers include:

  • 1st Place: $500 Cash
  • 2nd Place: $200 travel certificate from Beavercreek AAA
  • 3rd Place: Portable Gas Grill from Walmart/Alan Besco Cars & Trucks
  • 4th Place: $100 gift certificate to Dick’s Sporting Goods from McColaugh Funeral Home
  • 5th Place: $50 gift certificate to Clifton Mill from Clifton Mill
  • There is an additional opportunity to support the campaign by purchasing paper ducks for $1 each. These ducks can be purchased at many local establishments. Several businesses in each of Greene County’s varied communities have already begun selling paper ducks and friendly competitions are underway.

    For more information on the Adopt-a-Healthy Duck campaign or race, please contact Carol Sue Knox at 937-374-5658 or by email at

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