KENNEWICK -- The 22nd annual Mid-Columbia Duck Race kick-off rally will be Saturday inside Columbia Center mall in Kennewick in front of Sears beginning at 11 a.m.
Those who attend can meet CJ Duck, the official event mascot, and learn about the duck race, which raises money for six local Rotary clubs to support area human service organizations and projects.
A drawing for door prizes will be at 12:15 p.m.
More than $2 million has been raised since the event began 22 years ago. This year's event will be held Oct. 9 at Columbia Park in Kennewick.
Duck Race tickets are $5.
This year's grand prize is a 2011 Toyota Camry donated by Toyota of Tri-Cities.
For more information, go to www.tcduckrace.org.