Semtech Raises Over $77,000 for Ventura County Youth
Proceeds from 5th annual charity golf tournament will go to RaisingHOPE, Inc. and to Interface Children & Family Services
CAMARILLO, Calif., June 21, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Semtech Corporation (Nasdaq:SMTC), a leading supplier of analog and mixed-signal semiconductors, hosted its fifth annual charity golf tournament on June 16 at the River Ridge Golf Course in Oxnard, Calif.
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The two charities, Interface Children & Family Services, and RaisingHOPE, Inc., will divide the $77,000 in proceeds, a 39% increase from last year's fundraising effort. Each foundation is focused on helping children and families in need of support and mentorship. Sponsors for this year's charity golf event included O'Melveny & Myers
LLP, Deloitte & Touche, King & Spalding LLP, and Alliant Employee Benefits.
For the past several years, Semtech has hosted employees, family and friends for a full day of festivities, including a putting contest, a shot gun-style golf tournament, a silent auction and raffle, as well as a dinner and award ceremony.
"Our annual charity golf tournament has become a rewarding tradition for all involved at Semtech as we promote more awareness for our local non-profit organizations," said Mohan Maheswaran, Chief Executive Officer of Semtech Corporation. "Headquartered in Camarillo, Semtech strives to have a positive impact on Ventura County through its charitable initiatives."
To date, the charity golf tournament has raised over $212,000 for Ventura Country charities including Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ventura County, RAIN Communities, Inc. and Casa Pacifica.
RaisingHOPE, Inc. is a non-profit organization that provides advocacy, awareness, funding and support for children and families in the child
welfare system as well as dependent children, non-minor dependents, parents of dependent children and foster parents or relative caregivers.
Interface Children and Family Services is a non-profit social services agency, providing 24,000 local clients assistance in areas of mental health services, youth services, family violence intervention, justice-involved families, and community development.
Semtech Corporation is a leading supplier of analog and mixed-signal semiconductors for high-end consumer,
enterprise computing, communications and industrial equipment. Products are designed to benefit the engineering community as well as the global community. The company is dedicated to reducing the impact it, and its products, have on the environment. Internal green programs seek to reduce waste through material and manufacturing control, use of green technology and designing for resource reduction. Publicly traded since 1967, Semtech is listed on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol SMTC. For more information, visit www.semtech.com.
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