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Colorful plastic ducks will be plentiful at the sixth annual Black Mountain Lions Club “Dip-A-Duck” fundraiser to be held at 6 p.m. May 29 at the Black Mountain Pool.

How does the “Dip-A-Duck” work? Local Lions Club members will be selling tickets for $5 each for the fundraiser. You can buy them ath the Black Mountain-Swannanoa Chamber of Commerce 9-11 a.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays up to May 29. Each person buying a ticket will have their name matched with a numbered duck which will be placed in the Black Mountain Pool on May 30. Black Mountain Mayor Mike Sobol has consented to be at the pool to dip the winning ducks.

If a duck with your number on it is dipped from the pool, you will win one of the gift certificates or many items donated by local businesses in the Valley. You do not have to be present to win. A Lions Club member will contact you if you are a winner.

The Black Mountain Lions Club was chartered in 1935 and helps provide eye exams, eye glasses and white canes to qualifying visually impaired area residents at no cost to the individual. The Lions Clubs of District 31A in Western North Carolina own and operate the Marjorie McCune Center, a licensed adult care home.

Lions Club members will be selling tickets this month for $5 each. You can also mail a check to the Black Mountain Lions Club, P.O. Box 622, Black Mountain, NC, 28711. Or you can call 581-0301 or 686-4693 for tickets as well.

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