4th Annual Sporting Clays Classic Will Support Comprehensive Breast Center

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4th Annual Sporting Clays Committee members met recently to discuss plans for the event. Standing: Janet Andrews, Marty Johnson, Jim Robertson, Gabrielle Piha, Steve Jensen, Amy Lowe and Graham Lee, Vice President for Philanthropy. Seated: Hugh Adkins, Steve Spurry, Nancy Morton and Jon Kelley. Not pictured: Shelley Bell, Jay Dayton, Wayne Dyott, Reg Harrell, Bob Lynch, Patty Plaskon, Mary Alice Vanhoy, RN, Norm Washburn and Michael Weise.

University of Maryland Memorial Hospital Foundation has announced plans for its 4th Annual Sporting Clays Classic, scheduled for Saturday, June 9, at The Point at Pintail in Queenstown. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Wellness for Women program offered through the Clark Comprehensive Breast Center at UM Shore Regional Health.

This year’s Sporting Clays Classic will feature 75 targets, lunch for participants and various prizes, raffles as well as a silent auction. Participant registration will begin at 8 a.m. with the shoot beginning at 9:15 a.m. Early-bird participant registration fees are: $125 per individual and $500 per team of four if you register before May 10; prices will increase after May 10. Registration is limited to 300 participants.

Sponsors signed on to support this important fundraising event include:

Tournament Sponsors — Preston Automotive Group and Jack & Susan Stoltz

Sure Shot Sponsor — Caesar Guerini, USA and The Whiting-Turner Contracting Co.

High Flyer Sponsors — Attraction Magazine, The Orthopedic Center and The Star Democrat

Pro Sponsors — Avon-Dixon Agency, LLC, Cambridge Marketplace, LLC, CBIZ & BSC Group, LLC, Gillis Gilkerson, Reza & Dale Jafari, Robera Lilly, MD, Tidewater Anesthesia Associates, PA, Willow Construction and WIN Transport

Course Sponsors – American Legion Caroline Post 29, Bartlett Tree Experts – Stevensville, Bay Tech Team, ChoiceOne Urgent Care, Goetze’s Candy, Jiffy Lube – Easton, Nancy Morton, Shore Radiology and Shore United Bank

Sponsorship opportunities are still available.

“The Clark Comprehensive Breast Center and Wellness for Women team are grateful for the continued support of our local community,” says Roberta J. Lilly, MD, medical director of the Clark Comprehensive Breast Center. “We thank the Foundation, the volunteers and participants in the upcoming Sporting Clays Classic for their help in providing funding for the Wellness for Women program that is so vital in early detection for many in our community.”

The Wellness for Women breast cancer prevention program at the Clark Comprehensive Breast Center is an educational and screening program that promotes early detection of breast cancer. The goal of the Wellness for Women program is to find women who are at risk for breast cancer early so diagnosis can be made when the disease is curable.

“The funds raised through the Sporting Clays Classic help us provide women with resources they need to stay informed and healthy,” says Jennifer Dyott, nurse practitioner with UM Community Medical Group – Women’s Care. “Patient education and early detection screenings for breast cancer are important for the women in our community.”

Registration for the Sporting Clays Classic may be accomplished online at ummhfoundation.org/upcoming-events. For additional information and sponsorship opportunities, contact Amy Lowe, development assistant, 410-822-1000, ext. 5763 or by email, alowe@umm.edu.