Zetron's second annual "Shoot for the Stars" golf tournament, held Aug. 27, 2012 at Bear Creek Country Club in Woodinville, WA, raised $15K for "Behind the Badge," a foundation that serves injured and fallen Washington state law-enforcement officers and their families.
Redmond, WA, U.S.A., September 12, 2012― Redmond-based mission-critical communications systems provider, Zetron, announced that its second annual "Shoot for the Stars" golf tournament raised $15,000 for the Behind the Badge Foundation, an organization that serves Washington State's injured and fallen law-enforcement officers and their families. This brings the total to $25,000 that Zetron has raised for Behind the Badge in the last two years.
The tournament held Monday, August 27, 2012 at the Bear Creek Country Club in Woodinville, WA, was organized entirely by Zetron employees. The money raised by the event included participant donations, corporate sponsorships, donations from Zetron employees, and matching funds provided by Zetron and Zetron president and CEO, Ellen O'Hara. Local companies and Zetron employees also donated generous prizes for raffles held at the event.
Those participating in the tournament included law-enforcement and public-safety personnel from agencies throughout Washington State, including King, Pierce, Snohomish, Thurston, Whatcom, and Kitsap counties. Representatives from Zetron, other public-safety equipment vendors, and local businesses also took part. Volunteers from Behind the Badge, Kirkland Police Explorers, and Silver Lake Cheer squad assisted with the event.
"We are very pleased that, for the second year in a row, Zetron's 'Shoot for the Stars' tournament has been such a great success," said Zetron president and CEO, Ellen O'Hara. "The event is an important community effort and demonstration of our support for Behind the Badge and the officers and families the foundation serves."
To view pictures of the event, go to Zetron, Inc on Facebook.com. For information about participating next year, contact Susan York: firstname.lastname@example.org; 425-820-6363 ext. 328.
For over 30 years, Zetron has been providing mission-critical communications solutions to customers in public safety, transportation, utilities, manufacturing, healthcare and business. With offices in the U.S.A., U.K., Australia and numerous field locations, Zetron supports a worldwide network of resellers, system integrators and distributors. This gives Zetron a global reach as well as a local presence in the regions it serves. Zetron is a wholly owned subsidiary of JVC Kenwood Corporation. For more information, visit: www.zetron.com.