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The event is being masterminded by the Erddig branch of the Rotary Club. They have conducted a series of tests to ensure the suitability of the water flowing down the landmark Spanish Steps.
The event is in aid of the Wrexham-based charity Dynamic, which provides out of school activities for young people with special needs.
According to the charity's manager, Carol Gardner, the day-long event will provide a welcome financial boost. She said: "I'm thrilled that Erddig Rotary Club have agreed to support us this year and I'm really looking forward to the duck races on Saturday, July 14th.
"The 100 or so children we help have a range of disabilities, from physical, intellectual or sensory impairments and emotional problems to life-limiting illnesses.
"We would like to help more children but desperately need more space and, of course, a higher level of finance if we are to achieve our goal.
"Supported by Social Services, Health Service staff and volunteers, Dynamic works in partnership with statutory agencies, the voluntary sector and the community.
"The aim is to provide a lively, safe and just environment in which children and young people with special needs, their carers, families and friends can benefit from an enhanced quality of life and the young people are empowered to help themselves.
"Dynamic currently hold seven weekly after school groups, Club 19 – 25 and a Saturday drop-in group, activities during the school holidays and a major Summer programme.
"Dynamic is the only provider of this type of service in the area and has a waiting list of youngsters requiring the services on offer."
Rotarian and Chair of Dynamic's Board of Trustees, Doctor Graham Arthurs, wants to see local businesses get involved in the event. He said: "Why not sponsor a race? We raised a good few hundred pounds last year for Hope House Children's Hospices through this event but learned some important lessons. This year we are looking to raise a great deal more by holding more races throughout the day and encouraging much greater public participation.
"We are extremely grateful to the management of Eagles Meadow for allowing us to use the water feature for the duck races and I am sure the event will be a lot of fun for shoppers and visitors."
Eagles Meadow Operations Manager Stuart Bellis says the management team at the popular shopping centre were thrilled to support the fund-raising event. "We endeavour to support as many charities, particularly local good causes, as we can. And Dynamic is a very worthy cause and we are delighted that Erddig Rotary Club is supporting this registered charity through this fun event.
"The duck races proved great fun last year and we hope the weather is good for what will be a full day of Eagles Meadow fun. We endeavour to bring a different experience to our shoppers and visitors and this will certainly be a really good fun event, particularly for children."