NEW VIDEO: “Warriors Supporting Warriors” Military Appreciation Lacrosse Event on April 30
The Whitesboro and VVS boys and girls lacrosse programs are going head to head in a series of games on Thursday, April 30 in support of the Wounded Warrior Project, a non-profit organization that works to raise awareness and enlist the public’s aid for the needs of injured service members.
The “Warriors Supporting Warriors” Military Appreciation Event will feature five games between Whitesboro and VVS and one game between Whitesboro and Rome. Five of the games will be played at Whitesboro.
Game Schedule for Thursday, April 30:
Whitesboro Girls Varsity Lacrosse vs. VVS @ Chiz Frye Field, 4:00 p.m. Whitesboro Boys Varsity Lacrosse vs. VVS @ Chiz Frye Field, 6:00 p.m. Whitesboro Girls JV Lacrosse vs. VVS @ Upper Middle School Field, 5:30 p.m. Whitesboro Boys JV Lacrosse vs. VVS @ Marcy Elementary, 4:00 p.m. Whitesboro Girls Modified Lacrosse vs. Rome @ Hart’s Hill Elementary, 4:00 p.m. Whitesboro Boys Modified Lacrosse vs. VVS @ VVS, 4:00 p.m.
There will be a special ceremony at the end of the girls varsity game and before the start of the boys varsity game honoring both veterans and current servicemen and women at Chiz Frye Field. During the games, donations will also be accepted at the entrance of Chiz Frye Field.
The dozens of programs offered by the Wounded Warrior Project are uniquely structured to nurture the mind and body and encourage economic empowerment and engagement. In recent conflicts, thousands of servicemen and women have been injured. In addition to the many physical wounds, it is estimated that as many as 400,000 service members live with the invisible wounds of war, such as combat-related stress, major depression and post-traumatic stress disorder.
Please help the Whitesboro and VVS boys and girls lacrosse programs support the Wounded Warrior Project.
See you at the games!
To view local media coverage of the “Warriors Supporting Warriors” Military Appreciation Event, click here.