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Ducks in the Community

QJ MAKES ANNUAL TRIP TO WE CARE FUND CHILDREN'S FESTIVAL

Ducks mascot shows off dance moves as part of entertaining day

(Mineola, N.Y., Feb. 18, 2016) – On Thursday, February 18, Long Island Ducks mascot QuackerJack visited the Nassau County Bar Association to take part in the 28th Annual WE CARE Fund Children’s Festival.

VIDEO: News 12 Long Island reports from the event

QJ said hello and high-fived all of the children in attendance as they enjoyed a variety of yummy snacks. He then enjoyed a presentation from the Garden City Fire Department of the various equipment they use when helping keep the community safe. Following the demonstration, QuackerJack joined Mr. Met and dozens of children on the dance floor to show off his moves to some of today’s most popular tunes.

During the visit, QJ also played many games with those in attendance. He showcased his ability at basketball shooting and air hockey challenges and was helped kids make balloon animals. Finally, QuackerJack stepped outside to check out the fire department truck and police cars that were brought by for children to see. Overall, it was a fun-filled day for everyone!

The WE CARE Fund is the nationally-recognized charitable arm of the Nassau County Bar Association. Founded in 1988 by NCBA Past President Stephen Gassman, WE CARE funds are raised by the legal profession and the community at large. The money is distributed through charitable grants to improve the quality of life for children, the elderly and others in need throughout Nassau County.

QuackerJack and the Long Island Ducks Street Team are gearing up for the 2016 baseball season! They will be attending several community events throughout the month of March. Be sure to stop by and say hello to QJ and the Ducks at the following events:

March 12: Bay Shore St. Patrick’s Day Parade (2:00 p.m.)

March 13: Bayport/Blue Point St. Patrick’s Day Parade (11:00 a.m.)

March 20: Adventureland Egg Scramble in Farmingdale (11:00 a.m.)

March 24: Big Al’s Family Fitness Egg Hunt in Amityville (6:30 p.m.)


The Long Island Ducks are members of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball and play their home games at Bethpage Ballpark. For further information, call (631) 940-DUCK or visit www.liducks.com.

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