Source: Club Managers Association of America

Alexandria, VA - February 22, 2012 - The Club Managers Association of America (CMAA), in cooperation with Maury, Donnelly & Parr, Inc. (MDP Programs), announces the debut of a property and casualty insurance product developed specifically for CMAA member-managed clubs including historic club properties.

CMAA collaborated with MDP Programs to bring their enhanced property coverage's, expertise and customer service to the club industry. The product being offered to CMAA is underwritten by Fireman's Fund (FF) Insurance Company and is solely distributed through MDP Programs.

"This alignment allows us to provide a customized solution for clubs that have older and historic structures, as well as the agents that represent them. Besides offering a broad historic property form, our capabilities also include fine arts, general liability, specialized golf course enhancements, auto, umbrella and worker's compensation," said Brian Phoebus, Vice President of MDP Programs.

MDP Programs and the CMAA Risk Management Department will assist CMAA members in addressing the operational exposures that clubs face every day as well as the special needs of clubs through the proper valuation of the clubhouse and its collections. Additional coverage will protect against the loss of a club's historic materials and original craftsmanship.

"Through this program, CMAA members will feel secure in the thorough and complete restoration of their clubhouse following a loss and benefit from the specialized expertise that MDP Programs and FF brings to the table," shared Jeff Magoon, Senior Director, CMAA Risk Management.

Clubs, preferred providers and agents interested in more information about this program offering should contact Jeff Magoon at insurance@cmaa.org or (703) 739-9500, or visit www.preparemyclub.org.

About MDA ProgramsMaury, Donnelly & Parr, Inc., originally founded in 1875, has a non-profit risk management division that administers several significant programs for not-for-profit Associations. One of the firm's most successful programs is a relationship with The National Trust for Historic Preservation, in Washington, DC where MDP insures 3,500 commercial historic properties throughout the country, including historic sites, theatres, house museums, hotels and habitational locations.

About CMAAThe Club Managers Association of America is the professional Association for managers of membership clubs. CMAA has close to 7,000 members across all classifications. Manager members run more than 3,000 country, golf, city, athletic, faculty, yacht, town and military clubs. The objectives of the Association are to promote and advance friendly relations among persons connected with the management of clubs and other associations of similar character; to encourage the education and advancement of members; and to assist club officers and members, through their managers, to secure the utmost in efficient and successful operations.

Emily Attwood is Managing Editor of Athletic Business.