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Pony Club hosts memorial event

By Staff | May 28, 2010

June 5, from 2 to 5 p.m. Princess Street boat ramp

The Shenandoah Valley Pony Club hosts the 1st Annual Sallie Spaulding Duck Race on Saturday, June 5, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

The SVPC United States Pony Club, a non-profit organization, is organizing the fundraiser in Sallie Shepherd Spaulding’s honor. She passed away suddenly a few months ago.

She was a passionate supporter of the club and horses and helped many kids through this program.

The ducks drop at 3:30 p.m. sharp at the Potomac River boat ramp at the foot of Princess Street in Shepherdstown.

Some 1,500 + rubber ducks will be launched into the Potomac River from the bridge.

Tons of great prizes to be given out, including: White water river rafting trip for two; Hagerstown Suns tickets ; Day trip to Atlantic City from Kline’s Bus tours; Scenic railroad excursions from Western Maryland Railroad; Family (4) pack for sightseeing cruise of Baltimore’s Inner Harbor; Many different restaurant gift certificates; Rounds of golf at Whitetail; Maryland Theater tickets; Dinner theater tickets; Hagerstown Speedway passes and many, many more.

You do not have to be present to win. Lots of free games and activities for the kids.

$5 – one duck

$20 – Quack pack (6 ducks)

Duck tickets may be purchased anytime at

The Skin Care Shop or on site the day of the race.