Austin McCarl & Real-Geese Silhouette Decoys donate to Knoxville Hospital & Clinics

With the COVID-19, some manufacturers have stepped up to help our country by switching their production lines from their normal assembly to certain pieces for Personal Protective Equipment. Austin McCarl’s latest sponsor has done just that.

Based out of Bradner, Ohio, Real-Geese Silhouette Decoys manufactures several different models of silhouette decoys for the waterfowl hunter. As of March, they changed some of their assembly lines to produce face shields to help protect the spread of COVID-19.

This morning, 2018 Knoxville Raceway Champion, Austin McCarl donated 700, Real-Geese, face shields to one Knoxville Hospital & Clinics. Mark Worrall, Director of Operations at Knoxville Hospital and Clinics received the donation, which took place at the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Museum.

Real-Geese Silhouette Decoys owners, Les and Craig Mintz, made all of this possible. McCarl says it feels good to be part of a company, that does great things. “I am very proud that Real-Geese Silhouette Decoys were able to help out and donate 700 face shields back to Knoxville Hospital and Clinics to help keep everyone safe and healthy.”

“The face shields will serve as another layer of protection as our healthcare providers and patients visit one-on-one,” said Kevin Stittsworth, Director of Foundation and Public Relations at Knoxville Hospital & Clinics. “We truly appreciate Austin’s and Real Geese Silhouette Decoys’ generosity and support of our hospital staff, especially as we continue to care for and protect our community during this unprecedented time.”

About Real Geese: Real-Geese manufactures several different models of silhouette decoys for the waterfowl hunter. Offering different price ranges, and options, Real-Geese uses digitally enhanced, detailed images, the highest quality materials, and most advanced production methods on their products to provide an unmatched durability.

Everyone is encouraged to go to, and check out the vast inventory of decoy products, decoy accessories, and clothing and gear choices they offer.

About Knoxville Hospital and Clinics: Knoxville Hospital & Clinics is a non-profit community hospital serving Marion County and the surrounding area. Named a “Top 100 Critical Access Hospital” and Voted as Best of Red Rock Area’s “Best Place to Work” and “Best Hospitality”, KHC’s highly skilled medical staff and specialists provide personal, compassionate and innovative quality health care to patients. For more information regarding this release and other happenings at Knoxville Hospital & Clinics, call the Public Relations office at (641) 842-1485.

About Austin McCarl: The 27-year-old driver is the 2018 Knoxville Raceway Track Champion and will be piloting his own 17a car for part of 2020 and has teamed up with former Outlaw mechanic and Crew Chief, Brandon Ikenberry in the Deuce Five Motorsports (#25) for this season. The team will pilot their Knoxville Hospital and Clinics, Real-Geese Silhouette Decoys, VanBaale-Oldham, Octane Ink, Koltoff Electric sprinter at Knoxville Raceway, World of Outlaw and All-Star Circuit of Champion sanctioned events, the  IRA Sprint series, and more. For more information or to become a partner, email

Photo: Knoxville Raceway’s 2018 Track Champion Austin McCarl is pictured above with Mark Worrall, Director of Operations at Knoxville Hospital and Clinics.

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