Photos by Mark M. Hancock / © The Beaumont Enterprise
Five thousand rubber ducks are released to start of the Ducky Derby at Riverfront Park in Beaumont on Saturday, April 26, 2008. Proceeds from the event benefit the Shorkey Center.
John Gordon with Coastal Paddler of Beaumont moves ducks along the chute during the Ducky Derby at Riverfront Park.
Shorkey Center executive director Karen Newton (left) and executive assistant Linda Gillespie (right) cheer as John Gordon (center) herds ducks to the finish during the Ducky Derby at Riverfront Park.