Serving Military and Veteran's Families in Their Time of Need A family's love is always the best medicine.
When a loved one is injured or ill, a Fisher House unites families and relieves the financial and emotional strain of being away from home.
In addition to her responsibilities as the Director of Marketing & Admissions at The Manor at Blue Water Bay in Niceville, Florida, Teresa Halverson serves as the President of the Fisher House of the Emerald Coast, Inc. She has been with the Manor for 12 years and joined the FHEC board in January of 2012.
Teresa and her husband Bob relocated to the area after Bob’s retirement from the Air Force in 2000. She has a degree from the University of Las Vegas, NV in Social Work and is a graduate of the Okaloosa Leadership Program. She is a Niceville/Valparaiso Chamber of Commerce board member, serving on various committees, including Military Affairs, and is presently the Vice President of Membership Development. Teresa is also a member of the Emerald Coast Military Affairs Council, the Fort Walton Beach Chamber of Commerce and was recently selected as an honorary with the 53rd Wing at Eglin Air Force Base.
Teresa and her husband have one son, Garret, who is serving as an officer in the Marine Corp. When not volunteering or working, Teresa and Bob participate in local art shows as glass and jewelry artists.
Come join the Bear Bait family for an old school, low key, and well-organized ultra at the beautiful Blackwater River Forest, Bear Lake area. Challenge yourself to one of our 50 mile, 50km, and 25km distance runs. Generously supporting Fisher House year 3 - 2017 raised $6,500!!!!! Thanks Dan, Bo, Dalia and Bear Bait runners!