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GMCC to hold online auction

GMCC Medical Assistant Cassandra Carmine checks a patient’s blood pressure at curbside.

For the past 14 years, Casino Night has been the big annual fundraiser for the Gloucester Mathews Care Clinic. This year’s event, originally scheduled for March 21 and subsequently postponed, has now been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

However, that doesn’t mean that there won’t be a fundraiser for the GMCC.

To raise funds lost due to this cancellation, the GMCC will host an online auction of items originally donated for auction at Casino Night. Items will be available for preview beginning at noon Friday at bidding will open at noon on Friday, May 29 and end at 5 p.m. on Sunday, May 31.

While the clinic had a date in July for Casino Night reserved with the Abingdon Ruritan Club, the board and planning committee ultimately decided to cancel the event because of the uncertainty of a potential surge of the virus. “The safety of the community is pa...

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