Annual campaign is just “Ducky” for clinics at the Greene County Combined Health District

XENIA, OH — Various restaurants and businesses in Greene County are turning yellow this month in
an effort to help keep kids healthy. It’s time for the Greene Community Health Foundation’s annual
Adopt-a-Healthy Duck campaign. Proceeds support the clients who visit 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 25th 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 Pre-Paid Visa Gift Card
• 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 cknox@gcchd.org.

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