The Great Rubber Duck Race Winners Announced

United Way of Central WV and WV American Water proudly announce the winners of The Great Runner Duck Race held Saturday, September 4 at Haddad Riverfront Park in Charleston. Thanks to all those who adopted ducks and participated in the fun. Award winners will be contacted and prizes must be claimed in person at the United Way office.


  • $4000 for 1st place - JAMES SLAMICK, CHARLESTON
  • $1000 for 2nd place - JULIE SAVILLA, SOUTH CHARLESTON
  • $500 for 3rd place - KELLY WHITLOCK, SOUTH CHARLESTON
  • National Fierce Black Mesh Desk Chair - GABE RUSHDEN, CHARLESTON
    • Chair Compliments of Omega Commercial Interiors
  • (2) Tickets to WVU Football, Saturday, 9.11 - KEVIN MILLER, CROSS LANES
    • Tickets Compliments of Champion Industries
  • (2) Tickets to Marshall Football, Saturday, 9.11 - SAMME GEE, CHARLESTON
    • Tickets Compliments of Champion Industries
  • Two Nights Stay Marriott Charleston Town Center - SCOTT BOWYER, DUNBAR
    • Compliments of Marriott Charleston Town Center
  • $150 Target Gift Card - PATRICIA TILLEY, ST. ALBANS
  • Gold and Diamond Bracelet - CLINTON BURLEY, CHARLESTON
    • 2500th Duck Prize Compliments of Calvin Broyles Jewelers

Traditionally part of the Charleston Sternwheel Regatta Festival’s programming, West Virginia American Water’s title sponsorship allowed United Way to bring this event back to the city after a 16-year hiatus. Thanks to all our generous sponsors and volunteers for making the return of the Great Rubber Duck Race possible:

Event Co-Sponsors - United Way of Central WV and West Virginia American Water
Bridge Sponsors - ZMM Architects & Engineers, CJ Hughes, Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate CENTRAL, Calvin Broyles Jewelers, Dutch Miller Automotive
River Sponsors - Johnstone & Gabhart, LLP, State Farm Agent Cameron Vance, Express Employment Professionals, WV Power Baseball
Quacker Backer - Suddenlink Business
Friends of the Flock - ServPro of North Kanawha and Teays Valley, Home Builders Association of Greater Charleston
Media Sponsors - WOWK TV 13, Charleston Newspapers, WKLC, WMXE and LM Communications