NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Chamber of Commerce marked the 15th year of its annual Duck Day event with a special release of a Virtual Duck Celebration video on Sunday, September 6.
The video was created in place of the outdoor Duck Day festivities scheduled in June, which is annually attended by more than 5,000 people.
While the celebration was moved online due to the Covid-19 pandemic, more than 40 nonprofit organizations still reaped the benefits of the event, raising more than $11,000.
Over its 15 years Duck Day has raised more than $425,000 for more than 350 nonprofits.
The Virtual Duck Day Celebration video is available for viewing on duckday.com and via the chamber’s social media pages.
Produced by MazzMedia of Southington and hosted by Naugatuck Chamber Director Courtney Ligi and Duck Day mascot Naugaduck, it includes special appearances by sponsors and community leaders, clips of past Duck Day events and the announcement of the winners of 11 prizes.
With more than 4,000 entries sold, the top prize of $5,000 in cash went to Kris Zahno of Naugatuck. Second prize, $1,000 in cash, was won by Donna Kapitan of Naugatuck, while the $500 third prize was won by Stephanie Savoy of Naugatuck.