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GILROY LEADERSHIP 8TH ANNUAL DUCKIE DERBY On September 24th, Leadership Gilroy hosted its 8th annual Duckie Derby paddle boat races. Guests enjoyed a beautiful afternoon at Gilroy Gardens. Many laughs were had while cheering on favorite teams and placing raffl e ticket bets on who would win the races. Raffl e prizes included local wine, restaurant gift certifi cates and movie tickets. Congratulations to Barb Granter and Bart Canada who represented the Chamber of Commerce and became the 2017 Duckie Derby Champions! Other boat sponsors who participated in the races included the Gilroy Welcome Center, Gilroy Fire Depart- ment, Gilroy Sunrise Rotary, St. Joseph’s Family Center, Sakata Seed America, Leadership Gilroy Class of 2017, Susan Valenta, Elder & Company, Kneaded Bakery, James Sunor and Old City Hall Restaurant. Additional sponsorships were provided by Articulate Solutions, Lloyd Lowery and Lisa Faria. Leadership Gilroy would like to thank all of the sponsors and guests who attended. We hope to see you at the races again next year! Featuring Casual Dining Daily Specials Parties for 20+ Pet Friendly Wine Club Exceptional wines paired with local & organic cuisine Daily Happy Hour Monday - Friday 4-6 pm Weekends 12-3 pm 17105 Monterey Road • Morgan Hill • 408.779.8800 • BubblesMorganHill.com 38 GILROY • MORGAN HILL • SAN MARTIN NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2017 gmhtoday.com