Supporting the Helen Ross McNabb Center since 1972

Bob Kesling and Bert Bertelkamp Golf Tournament Scores Hole in One for McNabb Center Services

(Knoxville, Tenn.) The Helen Ross McNabb Foundation is excited to announce the Bob Kesling and Bert Bertelkamp Golf Tournament will raise more than $100,000 for mental health care, substance use, social and victim services in East Tennessee. This year’s event, co-presented by BlueCross BlueShield Tennessee and Regal, will be the most successful golf tournament in the Foundation’s history.

“The Helen Ross McNabb Foundation is a great partner, serving the mental health care needs of our neighbors in Knoxville,” said Scott Pierce, BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee executive vice president and chief operating officer. “BlueCross is proud to support their important work.”

“Regal is proud to return as a presenting sponsor of the Bob Kesling and Bert Bertelkamp Golf Tournament. Each year this event helps raise awareness and funds for the McNabb Center, providing behavioral health care for those in need in our area,” said Ken Thewes, Regal chief marketing officer. “Through our foundation’s mission to give back to the communities where we operate, we are proud to partner with Helen Ross McNabb Foundation as they provide such a positive impact on so many lives in East Tennessee.”

When:  Monday, June 6, from 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Where:  Holston Hills Country Club; 5200 Holston Hills Road, Knoxville, 37914

The media is invited to attend.

About Helen Ross McNabb Foundation

Since its founding in 1972, the Helen Ross McNabb Foundation has worked diligently to support the work of the McNabb Center. In addition to providing leadership and direction, the Foundation’s staff and volunteer board actively raises, holds and invests funds on behalf of the Center. Funds raised by the Foundation over the past 50 years have contributed greatly toward the stability and growth of the Center. For more information, visit or call 865-541-6684.