Date: September 21, 2011

Contact: Tracy Lynott – Director, Development
443.702.3016 email:

Golfers and Sponsors Needed for
Bello Machre’s 27th Annual Golf Tournament
ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY, MARYLAND: Bello Machre is looking for golfers and sponsors to participate in its 27th Annual Golf Tournament to be held September 21, 2011, at Queenstown Harbor, Queenstown, Maryland, benefiting children and adults with developmental disabilities. Easy online information, registration, and sponsorship opportunities are available at Dr. Robert Ireland, President and CEO of Bello Machre, stated, “We sincerely appreciate the support of our friends in the community who continually come out and support this great tournament.”
Bello Machre salutes its Presenting Sponsor, Gordon Mumpower, President of Commercial Insurance Managers who donated $10,000. Gordon, who has sponsored this tournament for over 15 years, commented, “I feel honored to be associated and support such a wonderful organization and event.”
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.
Sponsorships include Platinum Sponsors – $7,500; Gold Sponsors – $5,000; Silver Sponsors – $2,500; and Bronze Sponsors – $1,000.
This year’s Gold Sponsors include Mylon Staton, President and CEO of DataLink Interactive, who has sponsored this tournament for over 10 years. Our other Gold Sponsor is Martin Mintz, Owner and Founder of Northern Pharmacy & Medical Equipment.
The Silver Sponsors this year are made up of Karen Tolan Comprehensive and Empire Builders, Inc.
Bello Machre anticipates over 100 golfers to participate in a Captain’s Choice. The tournament fee per golfer is $175.00. In addition, golfers will enjoy a wonderful silent auction, the famous Sausage Stop at the 9th hole, and a chance to win a hole-in-one prize of $25,000.
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 hundreds of 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 Home provides 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.