Every dollar invested in the Great Olympic Duck Derby is apparently worth its weight in rubber ducks.
The Olympic Memorial Hospital Foundation proved that Wednesday when it announced $134,835 was raised last year to purchase non-budgeted equipment for Olympic Memorial Hospital.
In what has become a tradition, the foundation’s president and executive director stood before Olympic Medical Center commissioners to document the residuals from the foundation’s annual fund-raising efforts, including the Great Olympic Peninsula Duck Derby — the major source of the foundation’s contributions to the hospital.
The 2001 event, scheduled for noon Sunday, is expected to keep the tradition afloat.The full report appears in the Friday/Saturday editions of the Peninsula Daily News, on sale throughout Clallam and Jefferson counties. Or click onto “Subscribe” to obtain your copy by U.S. mail.