Date: October 2, 2014

Contact: Tracy Lynott – Director, Development
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Bello Machre Raises Over $80,000 at Annual Golf Tournament

ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY, MARYLAND: Bello Machre raised over $80,000 at its 30th Annual Golf Tournament held September 17, 2014 benefiting children and adults with developmental disabilities. The event brought together 130 golfers at Queenstown Harbor for this spectacular day of golf. Dr. Robert T. Ireland, President and CEO of Bello Machre, stated, “As we celebrated our 30th year, it was a picture perfect day of golf and giving. This was our most successful Golf Tournament to date. We sincerely appreciate the support of our friends in the community who continually come out to support this great tournament.”

CommercialInsuranceGolf2014Bello Machre salutes its Presenting Sponsor, Gordon Mumpower, President of Commercial Insurance Managers, who donated $10,000. Gordon, who has sponsored this tournament for 20 years, commented, “As I reflect on the longevity of 30 years of the Bello Machre Golf Tournament, I can only think of all the good this fun day has done for people with developmental disabilities.”

Commercial Insurance Managers, located in Elkridge, Maryland, has been serving businesses in the Mid-Atlantic area since 1989 specializing in insurance programs for non-profit human service agencies. As a local, independent insurance agency, Commercial Insurance Managers offers a wide range of products including property, liability, professional, workers compensation, medical, and group life and disability insurances. Gordon Mumpower has over 30 years of experience in the industry, holds a master’s of business administration; is a chartered property and casualty underwriter; and is a licensed broker, agent, and advisor.


Bello Machre also salutes Platinum Sponsor, Skyline Technology Solutions who donated $7,500. Skyline Technology Solutions has built a strong reputation of delivering Business Aware IT Solutions and outstanding customer service in the Mid-Atlantic Region. Skyline has been creating Networking, Security, Infrastructure, and Intelligent Transit solutions for commercial, federal, state and local clients. Since beginning in 2004, Skyline Technology Solutions is headquartered in Carroll County, Maryland with an Operations Office located in Glen Burnie, Maryland.

We also thank our Gold Sponsors, Joanie Peacock of Champion Realty and Shane Ireland and Quinn Salamandra of Corporate Brokers who each donated $5,000.

Our Silver Sponsors donated $2,500 each and included – Bancorp (Crofton , MD), Cattail Construction (Severna Park, MD), Comprehensive Developmental Services (Reisterstown, MD), DataLink Interactive (Millersville, MD), The David Orso Group of Century 21 New Millennium (Annapolis, MD), and PNC Bank (Ellicott City, MD).

The Bronze Sponsors donated $1,000 each and included – Absolute Fire Protection (Severna Park, MD), E.W. Droppa & Associates (Reisterstown, MD), Everlast Remodeling (Annapolis, MD), Cullen Murray of Merrill Lynch Wealth Management (Annapolis, MD), Mullen, Sondberg, Wimbish & Stone (Annapolis, MD), Progressive Title Corporation (Arnold, MD), Ride-Away of Maryland (Beltsville, MD), and Law Offices of Michael D. Steinhardt (Glen Burnie, MD).

Bello Machre, founded in 1972, means Home of My Heart in Gaelic. It is a non-profit organization in Anne Arundel Country, Maryland that provides homes and support to children, teens, adults, and seniors with developmental disabilities. Its mission is to enrich the lives of those served through loving care, guidance, and opportunity so that they can live life to its fullest. Many of the people served live in its 56 community homes located throughout Central Maryland. Bello Machre also provides help and support to hundreds of children and adults in their own homes. The Hertha and Jesse Adams Ray of Hope Program offers assistance with expenses such as specialized summer camp, physical therapy and adaptive equipment. Trained and caring staff also provides residential respite care, during family hospitalizations, emergencies, and vacations—24-hours a day – seven days a week. Bello Machre is there to help with whatever is needed, empowering people with developmental disabilities to live life to its fullest.