3rd Annual UM Shore Regional Sporting Clays Classic Raises Funds to Benefit Clark Comprehensive Breast Center


The 3rd Annual Sporting Clays Classic held June 10 at The Point at Pintail in Queenstown raised $54,500.00 to benefit equipment needs for the Clark Comprehensive Breast Center at University of Maryland Shore Regional Health.

The Sporting Clays Classic, offered by UM Memorial Hospital Foundation, attracted 195 registered shooters who enjoyed morning competition, lunch for participants, various prizes, raffles and a silent auction of items donated by local businesses and community members.

Sponsorships from individuals and businesses in the community played a vital role in the success of the event. Key sponsors for the event included Auxiliary of Memorial Hospital at Easton – UM Shore Regional Health, Preston Automotive Group and Jack & Susan Stoltz, Caesar Guerini, USA, James Real Estate Services, LLC, Attraction Magazine, Laney Companies, The Orthopedic Center, The Point at Pintail, The Star Democrat, Aramark Food Services, Avon-Dixon Agency, Gillis Gilkerson, Kelly Distributors, Roberta Lilly, MD and Tidewater Anesthesia Associates.

“The Clark Comprehensive Breast Center is very grateful for the sponsorship’s the community partners and individuals put forth to make this such a successful event,” said Roberta Lilly, M.D., MPH, FACS, medical director, Clark Comprehensive Breast Center at UM SRH. “Equipment upgrades are important to offering the best patient care and the funds raised through the Sporting Clays Classic is a big help to what we want to achieve.”

Prizes were given to each of the winners of the highest overall score in their category, as follows: Cody Eshelman (men’s), Christine Corkell (women’s), Ryan Boyles & Jackson Eshelman (junior’s) and Team Caesar Guerini (team).

The top three of each Lewis class also received prizes, as follows: 1st place, Ray Carey, 2nd place, Dalton Gallagher, 3rd place, Joe Carey (Lewis Class One), 1st place, Brian Fitzgerald, 2nd place, Kevin Weems; 3rd place, Dave Lovelady (Lewis Class Two); and 1st place Andy Cheezum, 2nd place, Robert Lataille, 3rd place, Jamie Buckley (Lewis Class Three).

“Thank you to all who came out and made the Sporting Clays Classic such a successful and fun event,” says F. Graham Lee, vice president for philanthropy. “We are looking forward to next year’s clay shoot set for June 9, 2018 and hope to see everyone join us again.”