Date: February 23, 2012
Contact: Tracy Lynott – Director, Development
443.702.3016 email:
Dimensional Health Care Associates Donates $10,000 
to Every Step Counts 2012 as Premier Event Sponsor
ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY, MARYLAND: Bello Machre proudly announces its Every Step Counts Premier Event Sponsor – Dimensional Health Care Associates. Headed by Denise and Howard Schuffman, Dimensional Health Care will donate $10,000 to benefit children and adults with developmental disabilities. The Every Step Counts event will be held Saturday, June 9, 2012 at Anne Arundel Community College in Arnold, Maryland. Dr. Robert Ireland, President and CEO, stated, “We sincerely appreciate the generosity of Denise and Howie Schuffman and for stepping up to support a great cause and great event.”  
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. 
Every Step Counts, scheduled for Saturday, June 9, 2012, is fun for the whole family with the 25-foot Big Vanilla Climbing Wall, a clown, face painting, music, 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 Anne Arundel Community College in Arnold, Maryland, with a goal to raise over $150,000. Ireland commented, “We want Every Step Counts to be a truly big event – a big event in the hearts and homes of people who depend upon Bello Machre.”
Each walker and biker will get people to sponsor their Every Step. Participants raise money by having friends, family, and business associates sponsor them to walk or ride. The event starts at 9:00 a.m. at Anne Arundel Community College. For more information – visit the Bello Machre website or call or email Katie Gusa 443-702-3024 /
Bello Machre means Home of My Heart in Gaelic. We provide homes and support to children, teens, adults, and seniors with developmental disabilities. More importantly, we enrich the lives of those we serve through loving care, guidance, and opportunity so that they can live life to its fullest. Bello Machre also provides help and support to hundreds of individuals and families in their own homes. The Ray of Hope Program provides financial assistance to individuals and families needing services such as physical therapy, specialized equipment, or summer camp and recreational programs. Our Respite Care services provide residential support during family hospitalizations, emergencies, and vacations — in your home or in ours – 24-hours a day, seven days a week. Bello Machre employs over 300 skilled people and manages over 54 homes in Anne Arundel County, Maryland and one in Carroll County. It serves children and adults with developmental disabilities, without regard to race, religion, gender, or national origin – is an equal opportunity employer and provides a drug free workplace. Bello Machre – enriching lives heart by heart – will your heart be next?