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FMN International Returns as Title Sponsor of the Timmer Classic Golf Tournament to Benefit Tim's Clinic

WASHINGTON, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FMN International, a leading 3rd party logistics provider (3PL) is extremely proud to announce today their return as title sponsor of the 10th Annual Timmer Classic Golf Tournament to benefit Tim's Clinic at the RedGate Golf Course on September 19th, 2014. 

Tim's Clinic was established in Esteli, one of the most poorest communities in Nicaragua to provide medical care to the most needy citizens there. Patients receive regular follow-up care for chronic problems.

"We are so honored to continue our partnership with Tim's Clinic and the Timmer Classic Golf Tournament," said Robb Hass, FMN International's Chief Operating Officer. "This is a cause that we strongly believe in and we are extremely proud and humbled that our support helps continue the work that Tim's Clinic does each and every day," Hass continued.

"We are honored to have FMN back this year as our lead sponsor. They have been so generous and their support has allowed us to provide a new level of medical care to children that would otherwise not receive it," said Andrew Maurano, Chairman of Tim's Fund for Kids.

With the support of FMN International and others, Tim's Clinic has recently been able to:

  • Hire 2 new pediatric physicians who see 40+ children a day and also work in the hospital where they are able to coordinate care for the sickest children by discharging them to their care at Tim's Clinic.
  • Retain an OB/GYN physician and increase lab and pre-natal services.
  • Hire a new in-country director who has developed Tim's Clinic into a Pediatric Center of Excellence with connections to community leaders at the highest levels.
  • Develop a community outreach program with someone in almost every district to coordinate care of children and pregnant women.
  • Develop a wellness education program for teachers in the local school systems to recognize sick children.
  • Hire a pharmacy tech who manages the pharmacy and who has developed relationships with other international charities and the local government to receive donated medications.

Now in its tenth year, the Timmer Classic has raised over $160,000 all of which has gone directly to Tim's Clinic providing free medical care to thousands of children. 

About FMN International

FMN International is a specialist freight forwarding, third party logistics and strategic advisory service provider with headquarters in Washington, DC and operations throughout Central Asia, Eastern Europe, Africa and the Middle East. FMN is an approved carrier in the Global Freight Management (GFM) program operated by the US Military's Surface Deployment and Distribution Command's (SDDC) Freight Carrier Registration Program (FCRP) for operations in the Afghanistan Area of Responsibility (AOR). FMN is also a multiple recipient of the National Defense Transportation Agency (NDTA) Distinguished Service Award.

SOURCE FMN International, Inc.

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