Regatta Winners Announced!

United Rehabilitation Services’ (URS) announced the winner’s of the 13th Annual Rubber Duck Regatta, presented by Synchrony Financial.  The winners are:


Bob & Sarah Depouw – 7-Bedroom Norris Lake Houseboat Rentals Vacation

Gregory Simpson – $1,000 Kroger Gift Card

David & Carmala Coble – $1,000 Watson Gift Card

Byron Curry – 2 Round Trip Southwest Airline Tickets

Sheila Bradley – Bagger Dave’s Burgers for a Year


On Friday evening, Sept. 16, 2016, 20,000 yellow rubber ducks were dropped from the Riverside Drive Bridge at RiverScape MetroPark. The proceeds from URS’ annual event benefit many unique programs for children and adults with disabilities locally including Early Childhood Education & School-Age Programs with on-site Nursing Services for medically-fragile children, on-site specialized therapy programs, and meaningful daycare programs for adults and seniors with developmental and acquired disabilities.


In 2017, the URS Rubber Duck Regatta will be held during the Hispanic Heritage Festival on Saturday, September 16, 2017.