APPOMATTOX, Va. (WFXR) – Today was the second day of the Smith Strong Golf Tournament. The event is to help raise money for Appomattox County Head Football Coach Doug Smith and his family. Smith, has was diagnosed with Multiple Myeloma back in October. The money raised will help with medical costs and any other expenses the family may need. Over 500 players registered for the event and for coach Smith the outpouring of support has been amazing.
“I’m just ready to get on the other side of this thing and start giving back myself because I’ve been on the receiving end now since last October and you’re ready to start giving back a little. But it’s a great thing going on today. It’s a lot of fun and we’re definitely enjoying ourselves,” says Smith.