CAMARILLO, Calif., Nov 10, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) –Semtech Corporation /quotes/zigman/77847/quotes/nls/smtc SMTC +3.09% , a leading supplier of analog and mixed-signal semiconductors, today announced it raised a $20,000 donation for Relay For Life of Camarillo held on October 15th at Camarillo High School.
Relay For Life is a fun and unique 24-hour event to increase cancer awareness in Camarillo while raising much-needed funds for the American Cancer Society’s programs and services. Teams composed of up to 20 people formed by local businesses, community groups and individuals raise funds prior to the event. at the Relay, team members take turns walking or running around a track, relay-style and enjoy fun activities and entertainment off the track. A team of Semtech employees participated in the 24 hour walking and running event.
Semtech’s team sponsorship was a collective effort that involved the company and employees who participated in company-sponsored events including bake sales, auctions, a garage sale and contests to raise the funds. Semtech employees raised a total of about $7,250. Semtech Corporation and the President and CEO, donated the balance to achieve the $20,000 donation to Relay For Life.
“I am proud of the Semtech Relay Team who dedicated so much of their personal time and talent to Relay. I am overwhelmed by the support of all the Semtech employees who made our events and fundraisers a total team effort to raise money in support of those who are battling and have battled cancer,” said Debbie Schector, Semtech team captain.
Semtech is proud to support the mission of the American Cancer Society.
Semtech Corporation is a leading supplier of analog and mixed-signal semiconductors for high-end consumer, 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 semtech.com .
About The American Cancer Society
The American Cancer Society is dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by saving lives, diminishing suffering and preventing cancer through research, education, advocacy and service. Founded in 1913 and with national headquarters in Atlanta, the Society has 13 regional Divisions and local offices in 3,400 communities, involving millions of volunteers across the United States. For more information, call 1-800-ACS-2345 or visit cancer.org .
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