Emerald Coast Lightning donate $500 from Lacrosse Tournament Veterans Day

ec-lightning-lacrosse-check-presentation-12-6-2016Duke Pope, event organizer for the Destin Lacrosse Tournament and Destin Rockets high school division coach, recently presented a $500 donation to Fisher House of the Coast, Inc. from their  club tournament held Veterans Day weekend at the Morgan Sports Complex.

The check was presented to board members Jim Yurack and Shirley Pigott, Secretary and Past President, along with House Managers Don Peckham and SSgt Thompson and Administrative Director, Mia Hughes. The sport continues to gain momentum and event organizers hope increased interest translates to local schools establishing lacrosse at the high school level.