The Duke Energy Foundation, representing by Community Relations Specialist Bobby Pickels, recently donated $25,000 to the St. Joseph Historical Society as part of the organization’s fundraising to move the Cape San Blas Lighthouse into the city of Port St. Joe.


The Duke Energy Foundation, representing by Community Relations Specialist Bobby Pickels, recently donated $25,000 to the St. Joseph Historical Society as part of the organization’s fundraising to move the Cape San Blas Lighthouse into the city of Port St. Joe.



Pickels noted it the largest donation Duke Energy, formerly Progress Energy, has granted through its foundation.



“The board chairman said we think we have a good project here,” Pickels said of the Foundation board.



 Accepting the donation from Pickels, second from right, were Danny Raffield, Beverly Mount-Douds, Ann Yon, Linda Wood, Charlotte Pierce and Lynda Bordelon from the Historical Society.