Tuesday, May 13, 2014
Memorial Sports Medicine Receives Partner in Tourism Award
Two individuals with Lake Charles Memorial Sports Medicine recently received the Partner in Tourism Award from the Lake Charles Convention and Visitors Bureau. The Partner in Tourism Award is given to individuals that go above and beyond to help bring in visitors to SWLA.
Aaron McDonald, an athletic trainer with Lake Charles Memorial and Jamey Rasberry, Director of Sports Medicine at Lake Charles Memorial received the award.
The two were recognized for their efforts with the planning and sports medicine coverage they provided to all the high school state championship events recently held in Southwest Louisiana.
The Lake Area hosted more state championship events than any other area of the state. It was the host site for the following state championship events for the Louisiana High School Athletic Association (LHSAA). These events brought in thousands of visitors to Southwest Louisiana.
- Boys Top 28 Basketball – Burton Coliseum
- Girls Top 28 Basketball – Burton Coliseum
- Fast Pitch 56 Girls Softball – Frasch Park
- Boys State Baseball Tournament – McMurry Park
Memorial is the official Sports Medicine Provider for all schools in Calcasieu Parish and is the Regional Healthcare Partner for the LHSAA.
(left to right) Aaron McDonald and Jamey Rasberry with their Partner in Tourism awards.