Access Community Action Agency is proud to be a non-profit partner for the Discover Putnam, Connecticut Rubber Duck Race! The 2023 PBA Pluck-A-Duck Extravaganza is a fun 2-day event held on August 20 from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm and Monday, August 21 at 12 pm. On August 21st, 5,000 rubber ducks will be released at a secret duck pond location in Putnam CT, and ‘plucked’ for a chance to win some 85+ fantastic prizes! Access joins the race for the 2nd time as a non-profit organization along with 19 other non-profits who will also benefit from selling Duck tickets as an opportunity to raise extra funds for those they serve. Tickets are available now at $5 each, Access proceeds benefit Access families in need.

Tickets can be purchased at the Access office in Willimantic (1315 Main St.), at the Access table on Third Thursdays 6-9 PM (June-August), and on this Thursday, June 22nd & July 20th from 9-11 AM at the WINY Radio Station Drive-Thru Event (45 Pomfret Street, Putnam CT – we’ll help you purchase tickets with­out having to get out of your vehicle).

Check out the Prizes:

Over 85 Prizes Guaranteed! 2023 Prize Number & Description:

1. 7500 Watt Generac Generator with Electric Start (Courtesy of P.B. Generators LLC)

2. $500 VISA GIFT CARD (Sponsored by Byrnes Agency)

3. 25 Tons of Sand, Stone or Gravel with delivery within 30-minute radius (Courtesy of Rawson Materials)

4. 6 Month Family Membership to the Hale YMCA & Family Center (Courtesy of The Hale YMCA & Family Center)

5. NEWPORT RI GETAWAY: Overnight Stay Holiday Inn Express Middletown/Newport, $50 Gift Certificate Red Parrot Restaurant, 4 Tickets Newport Mansion Tour (Courtesy of Holiday Inn Express Middletown/Newport & The Preservation Society of Newport County)

6. YETI Cooler with $50 Gift Card (Courtesy of The Loomis Team and Gilman & Valade Funeral Homes & Crematory)

7. Foursome round of golf with carts. Valid on a weekday at Connecticut National Golf Club (Courtesy of CT National Golf Club)

8. $250 Gift Card The Inn at Woodstock Hill (Courtesy of The Inn at Woodstock Hill)

9. FOXWOODS GETAWAY: 1 Night Deluxe Overnight Accommodations, $50 Gift Certificate Tanger Outlets, $50 Foxwoods Restaurant Gift Certificate (Courtesy of Foxwoods Casino Resort)

10. Round trip airport transportation to Bradley, Logan or T.F. Green for 4 passengers in Chevy Suburban (Courtesy of Signature Limousine LLC)

11. 2 – 8 Hour Flex Ticket Vouchers Ski Mount Southington and a $25 Shell Gas Card (Courtesy of Ski Mount Southington)

12. $200 Gift Certificate Bill’s Bedding & Furniture (Courtesy of Bill’s Bedding & Furniture)

13. DINNER & A SHOW: $50 Gift Certificate Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts and $50 Gift Certificate Courthouse Bar & Grille (Courtesy of Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts & Courthouse Bar & Grille)

14. Gift Certificate One Freshly Cut Christmas Tree (Courtesy of Allen Hill Farm)

15. One Full Day of Organizing/Decluttering with Infinitely Organized (Courtesy of Infinitely Organized)

16. Gift Card for a Tandem Skydive (Courtesy of Skydive Danielson)

17. $50 Gift Card Deary Bros. Mike’s Stand (Courtesy of Deary Bros. Mike’s Stand)

18. 2 Tickets in the State Street Pavilion Club, Tampa Bay Rays v. Red Sox (Sept 26, 2023 game) (Courtesy of Weiss, Hale & Zahansky Strategic Wealth Advisors)

19. 50 Customized Notepads, Padded 50 sheets per pad with full color imprint (finished size 4.25 x 5.5) (Courtesy of Chase Graphics)

2023 Pluck A Duck Event Flyers