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Gotta Regatta – October 27, 2012

On Saturday October 27, the Samuel Dixon Family Health Center hosted their 10th annual Gotta Regatta fundraiser. People were able to adopt a rubber duck and enter them in a race which was held for the first time at Bridgeport Park. Over 3,000 ducks were adopted and raced. The winner recieved a $2,500 gift certificate to Southwest Airlines. Along with the races, the City of Santa Clarita honored local Olympians of the recent London Olympics.

Over 3,000 professional racing ducks competed!

photo by: Andrew Delgado

Ready to Race!

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And They’re Off..!

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Second Heat!

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Mayor Pro Tem Bob Keller and Janice Murray, host of the Non-Profit Spolight Show on KHTS, reading off raffle tickets to give away prizes.

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Mayor Pro Tem Bob Keller presents Lashinda Demus, silver medalist in the 2012 London Olympics, with the prestigious key to the city.

photo by: Andrew Delgado

You deserve it Lashinda!

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Olympian Alysia Monatno with her prestigious key to the city.

Way to go Alysia!

Picking out the right duck can be challenging…

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Entertainment before the big race.

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Gourmet food trucks serving those that came out.

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One last race.

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Resting after a long day of intense racing…

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Gotta Regatta – October 27, 2012

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About Andrew Delgado

Santa Clarita born and raised, Andrew graduated from Canyon High School in 2007. After high school, Andrew moved on to further his education at California State University, Northridge. Andrew finished his degree in Northern California at California State University, Chico. Graduating in 2012 with a Bachelor's Degree in journalism and minor in cinema studies, Andrew joined the KHTS AM 1220 family in June of 2012, where he manages the award winning website, hometownstation.com.