9800 Kincey Ave.
Suite 190
Huntersville, NC 28078

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P.O. Box 1558
Huntersville, NC

Ph: 704-875-1328
Ph: 888-862-8627
Fx: 704-875-9276




If you are a member of the media and need assistance, please contact
Lena Brennan at 704-659-7632 (office) or 704-301-4566 (mobile) or

April 25, 2013
Please check out yesterday's Winston-Salem Journal for a beautiful story on UMAR resident Anne Freeman in celebration of Autism Awareness Month: Autism diagnosis transforms woman’s world from painful isolation to happy fulfillment
February 8, 2013
Growing for a Cause: Baucom’s Nursery Partners with UMAR
September 13, 2012
UMAR announces the opening of the new McCleskey Apartments in Huntersville.
Press Release:
McCleskey Apartments
December 7, 2011
Press Release:
UMAR Holiday Sale!
Come Celebrate, Support and Shop at the New Lincolnton ARTS Center Friday, December, 16th 9a.m – 7 p.m.
November 1, 2011
Press Release:
The Winston-Salem District of the UMC Set To Host Luncheon for UMAR. This free event will take place on Thursday, Nov. 10th, from noon to 1 p.m., at Maple Springs United Methodist Church, 2569 Reynolda Road in Winston-Salem.
>> More info
October 22, 2011
A huge thanks to everyone who attended our 19th Annual Hall Group/UMAR Golf Classic Tournament!  The sold out event was a big success! And congratulations to the tournament winners:

1st Place Men's Gross - Score 58
Gary Brown, Jason Martin, Mot Wood & Richard Worrell
1st Place Men's Net - Score 57
Bryan Estes, Garret Mosley, Mike Rogers & Brian Crowder
2nd Place Men's Gross - Score 60
Mike Croce, Brandon Hall, Kelly Cloninger & Ryan Robertson
2nd Place Men's Net - Score 58
Brian Cowman, Chuck Hood, Perry Swenson & Michael Teague
1st Place Ladies Gross - Score 80
Joan Dickson, Julie Cowman, Barbara Pagano & Libby Privette
1st Place Ladies Net - Score 75
Cindy Labrosse, Nancy Poteat, Joyce Shields & Mary Beth Woodard
2nd Place Ladies Gross - Score 82
Mary Kay Scarborough, Cindy Walsh, Gretchen Easton & Marsha McCrory
2nd Place Ladies Net - Score 78
Tina Eichelbaum, Ginny Hunt, Anne McKnight & Lisa Simon
October 7, 2011
Press Release: UMAR Welcomes New President Ann Church
Ann brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the developmental disability field and she will play an instrumental role in fostering the growth and success of our group homes, programs and services," said UMAR Board of Trustees Chairman Ed Imbrogno.

>> Read more

September 12, 2011
Press Release: 
UMAR Announces Its 19th Annual Golf Tournament.
August 24, 2011
UMAR Announces the opening of its new Lincolnton, N.C. Arts Center on Monday, August 29th at 9:00am.  >> Read More

August 9, 2011
UMAR and Ruby's Gift @ NoDa Announces the August 21st Take Down Tea Event:
Celebrating the conclusion of UMAR's month-long art exhibit.

"Take Down Tea" is scheduled from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday, August 21 at Ruby's Gift, 3204 N. Davidson Street in Charlotte. This free event will give attendees a chance to learn about the unique works created by adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. >> Read More

August 8, 2011
Sunday's Charlotte Observer ran a nice piece about Ruby's Gift Art Exhibit. For more about Ruby's Gift, please visit the website:
August 5, 2011
Join us at the 19th Annual Hall Group/UMAR Golf Tournament! This year's tournament will be held on Monday, October 17th at Cedarwood Country Club in Charlotte.

To register a team, provide a sponsorship or donate a raffle or door prize please download our Brochure & Registration form or contact Lena Brennan at 704-659-7632 or Thank you for your support and we look forward to seeing you on the green!
July 18, 2011
Press Release: UMAR Features Special Art Exhibit at Ruby's Gift @ NoDa:
July 21 Event Features works by artists with Developmental & Intellectual Disabilities
May 6, 2011
Press Release: UMAR Recognizes High Point Leader William “Bill” Ervin for His Commitment to Adults with Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities
May 3, 2011
Press Release
: High Point Community Raises Critical Funds to Support Adults with Disabilities: In Celebration of the 3rd Annual UMAR Luncheon at Wesley Memorial UMC
March 30, 2011
Press Release:
UMAR Celebrates March’s Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month >> UMAR Cornelius Home Press Release
March 23, 2011
Press Release: UMAR Celebrates March’s Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month >> David Maconi DDAM Press Release

The Lincolnton Times-News wrote a featured article about of client, Larry Robertson:  Developmentally Disabled Need Community Support (link opens in new window)

March 14, 2011
Press Release: UMAR Celebrates March’s Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month
UMAR Hayesville Press Release
UMAR High Point Press Release
March 7, 2011
Press Release: UMAR Celebrates March’s Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month
UMAR Lincolnton Press Release
March 3, 2011
March 22nd is Disability Awareness Day in Raleigh, NC.  Please join UMAR with others across the state at this event.
>> Read more
March 2, 2011
Press Release: UMAR Celebrates March’s Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month
UMAR Charlotte Press Release
UMAR Triad Press Release
UMAR Asheville Press Release
February 17, 2011
PRESS RELEASE:   UMAR Partners With Harris Teeter At Annual Luncheon To Raise Awareness And Funding For Adults With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
December 11, 2009
Charlotte Weekly ran a story about LAMB and made note about UMAR ARTS. 
>> Loving LAMB  (opens in a new window)
September 14, 2009
NoDa Church Advances ARTS
UMAR thanks Spencer Memorial UMC for supporting cultural enrichment for adults with developmental disabilities. >> Full Press Release
July 28, 2009
UMAR earns 3-year Accreditation from CARF
UMAR has earned a 3-year Accreditation with three exemplary ratings from the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities.  This is the highest level of accreditation that can be awarded and exemplary ratings, which identify programs of excellence, are rare for first-time applicants.  >> Full Press Release
February 27, 2009
UMAR announces our 2008 Annual Report and is posted on our website.
UMAR in the News!  "Serving All People" - St. Gabriel Catholic Church in Charlotte hosted a special mass for people with developmental disabilities Sunday, March 2, 2008 which featured many UMAR residents. Video courtesy of The Charlotte Observer.


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