2018 Fam Fest
Saturday, August 25th
About the Event
Meridian's 11th annual Fam Fest combined the Health & Fun Fair at the Suzanne Gresham Center and the Ducky Derby Race Against Child Abuse. Fam Fest raises money and awareness for the Suzanne Gresham Center, a division of Meridian Health Services that helps improve the lives of children and families through counseling, family assistance, medical care and child abuse/neglect recovery.
Suzanne Gresham Center (Morrison Mock Professional Building)
3620 W. White River Blvd. in Muncie
Fam Fest Features
Blue Ticket to Health by Anthem Blue Cross & Blue Shield
Select health exhibitors and screenings gave the chance to win
Colts autographed memorabilia!
The Education Stage by MDWise
Dozens of exhibitors and experts provided additional health
and safety tips from the elevated stage!
Health Hub by Managed Health Services
The area's best health and safety exhibitors were conveniently arranged so
that you could get the information quickly and efficiently while seeing our
presentations form the Education Stage.
- The Berenstain Bears LIVE!
- Mascots and fairytale characters
- 3 BMX Stunt shows by Solution Action Sports
- Music entertainment by Heaven Cansler
- Real Sprint car race car on-site
- Games, prizes and inflatables
- Food and drinks while they last
- Health screenings and resources
- Sports clinics in basketball, football, cheer, baseball, volleyball and Zumba
Meridian’s Ducky Derby is a community event focused on the awareness and prevention of child abuse. Proceeds benefit the Child Advocacy Center (CAC), housed at the Suzanne Gresham Center. CAC is one of only four centers in the state that has received full national accreditation by the National Children's Alliance. It is the only CAC housed within a children's treatment center, providing counseling to aid in recovery.
A corporate giant duck race to support the Child Advocacy Center starts at 10:00 a.m. just west of the Tillotson Avenue Bridge on White River.
The corporate race is followed by a "duck pluck" with over $3,000 in raffle prizes! Duck pluck ducks could win a Bahama Cruise for two, kid’s bike from Kirk’s Bike Shop, gift cards, and much more!
Purchase raffle ducks for a chance to win a children's bicycle from Kirk's Bike Shop! The Trek Precaliber 20" Kids' bike (blue) and Trek Precaliber 24" Kids' bike (white) will be given away during the Duck Pluck at Meridian's Fam Fest!
Congratulations to our 2017 Ducky Derby Winners!
1st - University Dermatology Center | 2nd - Cardinal Greenways | 3rd - Midas
Congratulations to our 2017 Costume Winners!
1st - Prime Trust | 2nd - Midas | 3rd - Coldwell Banker Lunsford
2017 Duck Pluck Winners
3-Day Cruise: Autumn Campbell
Steak for a Year: Daina Joslin
Pasta for a Year: Daniel Blankenship
Brooklawn Lawn Treatments: Shawn Montgomery
Meijer Gift Card $100: Lona Jackson
Car Detailing Donated by Toyota of Muncie: Tasya Hannon