Date: May 29, 2012
Contact: Tracy Lynott – Director, Development
443.702.3016 email:
Bello Machre Announces Major Sponsors
For Every Step Counts 2012
ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY, MARYLAND: Bello Machre’s Every Step Counts event scheduled Saturday, June 9, 2012 at Anne Arundel Community College will benefit hundreds of children and adults with developmental disabilities who live and work in our community. The Presenting Sponsor – Dimensional Health Care Associates – donated $10,000 for Every Step Counts 2012. Dr. Robert Ireland, President and Chief Executive Officer, stated, “We sincerely appreciate the support from our many friends who time-after-time step up to support a great cause and great event.”
This family-friendly event will feature the Big Vanilla Climbing Wall, live music by Medora, a moon bounce, a clown doing face painting and balloon art, raffles, and complimentary food and beverages. 
Dimensional Health Care Associates (DHCA) of Owings Mills, Maryland provides nurse case management and delegated nursing services to individuals with developmental disabilities. DHCA is a nurse owned/operated company providing services in Maryland for over 19 years. Headquartered in Owings Mills, Maryland, DHCA offers on-going and mandatory (CMT, OSHA, CPR, etc.) training for direct care staff as well as skills necessary to care for individuals.
Other major sponsors include our Premier Sponsor Corporate Brokers of Annapolis, Maryland who donated $7,500 and our Benefactor Sponsors Empire Builders and Joanie Peacock of Champion Realty who both donated $5,000 towards this great event.
Corporate Brokers, headquartered in Annapolis, Maryland, is focused on high-quality recruitment and retention and offers a full array of scalable, best-practice solutions for both Permanent and Contract Placement Services. With seven offices located throughout the country, Corporate Brokers is designed to meet clients varied staffing challenges, from total outsourcing of talent acquisition strategies to interim contract recruiting.
Every Step Counts, scheduled for Saturday, June 9, 2012, is fun for the whole family. This year there will be live music, a moon bounce, a clown with face painting and balloon art, raffles, and complimentary food and beverages. The event also promotes education and awareness about people with developmental disabilities who live and work within the community. Every Step Counts will assemble hundreds of walkers and bikers at the campus of Anne Arundel Community College in front of the Student Services Center (Admissions/Registration) building, 101 College Parkway, Arnold, Maryland. Each walker and biker will raise money by asking friends, family, and business associates to sponsor their participation – either by walking a one mile route or biking a five mile route.
Registration starts at 8:30 a.m. and the walk begins at 9:30 a.m. To register, go online and visit Bello Machre’s website for more information – or call 443-702-3024 or email Katherine Gusa at
Bello Machre, founded in 1972, means Home of My Heart in Gaelic. It is a nonprofit organization in Anne Arundel County, Maryland that provides homes and support to children, teens, adults, and seniors with developmental disabilities. More importantly, Bello Machre enriches the lives of those served through loving care, guidance, and opportunity so that they can live life to its fullest. Employing 300 skilled professionals, Bello Machre serves 172 people in its 54 community based homes throughout Central Maryland. Through its Support Services Programs, Bello Machre provides help and support to more than 150 individuals and families in their own homes. The Ray of Hope Program helps individuals and families obtain respite care, specialized summer camp, physical therapy, and specialized equipment; its Respite Care services provide residential support during family hospitalizations, emergencies, and vacations—24-hours a day, seven-days a week. Bello Machre serves children and adults without regard to race, religion, gender, or national origin.