Win cash by in­vest­ing in rub­ber duck

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Now in its fifth year, the an­nual Friends of the School Duck­ling Derby is a ma­jor fundraiser for more than 800 boys and girls at­tend­ing Port Al­fred High School.

By in­vest­ing in a R50 rub­ber duck­ling you stand the chance of win­ning a cash prize if your duck­ling is the first, sec­ond or third to cross the fin­ish line at Kid­dies Beach on the in­com­ing tide on Satur­day morn­ing De­cem­ber 29.

An av­er­age of 1,000 num­bered rub­ber ducks will be set free from the bridge un­der tightly con­trolled su­per­vi­sion and the first to get to the fin­ish line wins its owner R5,000, the sec­ond duck­ling wins its owner R3,000 and the third to cross the fin­ish line wins its owner R1,000 cash!

Lucky draw at­ten­dance prizes are also to be won.

Don’t de­lay, in­vest in your duck­lings to­day and help Port Al­fred High to re­main a cen­tre of ed­u­ca­tional ex­cel­lence. With strong winds overnight, a large branch broke off a co­ral tree on our pave­ment.

It landed right across our drive­way, block­ing our en­trance gate. I called Vicky at the Nd­lambe Mu­nic­i­pal­ity at 7.30am to re­quest as­sis­tance. Be­fore 8.30am a team with a chain­saw ar­rived and

Be­fore I was able to thank them they were on their way, leav­ing a neat pile of wood against the tree trunk. This wood had been re­moved by 12.30pm.

It is good to be able to thank those mu­nic­i­pal em­ploy­ees in­volved for such ex­cel­lent ser­vice, which I do grate­fully.

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