Hospital foundation plans Sporting Clays Classic | Life

EASTON — University of Maryland Memorial Hospital Foundation has announced plans for its 6th annual Sporting Clays Classic, scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 24, at The Point at Pintail in Queenstown.

Proceeds from the event will be dedicated to the purchase of a Faxitron machine for the Clark Comprehensive Breast Center. The Faxitron is used by surgeons to evaluate an area that has been identified for removal by mammography.

This year’s Sporting Clays Classic will feature 75 targets, lunch for participants and various prizes, raffles and a silent auction. Participant registration will begin at 8 a.m. with the shoot beginning at 9:15 a.m. Registration fees are $125 per individual and $500 per team of four.

UM Memorial Hospital Foundation and The Point at Pintail will be following State of Maryland COVID-19 mandates and guidelines. Face coverings and social distancing are required when outside, on the course, and when inside the clubhouse.

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58 more cases in Lane County; President Trump in hospital

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Lane County Public Health reported 58 additional positive COVID-19 cases Friday, a one-day record.

Contact tracers on Friday gathered information about the new cases. Jason Davis, a spokesman for Lane County Public Health, said tracers found a majority came from college-age students, particularly 19- and 20-year-olds.

While the county’s initial post-Labor Day spike was traced back mostly to intimate social gatherings, the county is now seeing multiple outbreaks related to large college parties as well.

“We have to stop these parties,” Davis said. “There is no room to have those kind of social gatherings right now and especially if we’re asking people to not have birthday parties or weddings.”

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President Trump heads to Walter Reed hospital

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Live: President Trump being flown to military hospital following positive coronavirus test

BETHESDA, Md. (NewsNation Now) — President Donald Trump is being flown to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center following a positive coronavirus test.

The White House says the president is moving into a special suite at the military medical center in Bethesda, Maryland for the next “few days” as a precautionary measure.

“President Trump remains in good spirits, has mild symptoms, and has been working throughout the day. Out of an abundance of caution, and at the recommendation of his physician and medical experts, the President will be working from the presidential offices at Walter Reed for the next few days. President Trump appreciates the outpouring of support for both he and the First Lady,” Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany said in a statement.

Doctors urged the move

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Kelley Blue Book Turns Your Old Car into Lifesaving Support for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Third Annual Campaign

IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — For car owners with a vehicle past its prime and an interest in contributing to a charitable cause, Kelley Blue Book is expanding on its commitment to help owners gift their vehicle for a good cause with Charitable Adult Rides & Services (CARS), a full-service non-profit organization.

On KBB.com, consumers can choose to donate almost any vehicle to a nonprofit, and through September 30, Kelley Blue Book will donate an incremental $100 to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® for every car donated, up to 250 vehicles, to raise an additional $25,000 to support lifesaving research and treatments.

This third annual fundraising campaign runs through the rest of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month in September and honors those with pediatric cancer.

“Owners may choose to donate their vehicle for a variety of reasons,” said Michael Wulf, vice president of product for Kelley

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