Coast Guard Station Destin to host haunted house and food drive

DESTIN, Fla. – U.S. Coast Guard Station Destin is scheduled to host a haunted house and food drive open to the public, Friday, Saturday, and Oct. 29 to 30, from 6 p.m., to 10 p.m., at the station.

The event will feature a display of the station’s small boats, a safe boating exhibit and a carnival area for children, including face painting and a bounce house. Attendees are encouraged to donate one item of non-perishable food per person.

All proceeds will be donated to Destin Harvest, which is a non-profit telephone and transportation network operating in the Florida Panhandle.

“We invite everybody to come out to have a sneak peak at the scariest haunted house on the Emerald Coast,” said Chief Petty Officer Jack Porter, the engineering petty officer for Station Destin. “Everything is free, but if you would like to support the food drive, it would be greatly appreciated.”

Station Destin is located at 2000 Miracle Strip Parkway. For more information about the event and Station Destin, contact Chief Petty Officer Jack Porter at (850) 259-2924.

Coast Guard Station Destin conducts the missions of Search and Rescue and a wide range of law enforcement activities including but not limited to recreational and commercial boating safety, fisheries and marine environmental protection.

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