Zetron’s seventh annual “Shoot for the Stars” golf benefit, held August 22, 2017, at The Golf Club in Newcastle, WA, raised $27,000 for the Behind the Badge foundation. This brings the total Zetron has raised for Behind the Badge to $147,000. Behind the Badge honors and assists injured and fallen Washington state law-enforcement officers and their families.
Redmond, WA, October 3, 2017 – Zetron hosted its seventh annual “Shoot for the Stars” golf tournament to benefit the Behind the Badge Foundation—an organization who honors and assists Washington State’s injured and fallen law-enforcement officers and their families. This year’s tournament raised $27,000 through a combination of sponsorships, donations, event fees and contributions from Zetron and its employees, with all proceeds going to Behind the Badge. This brings the total Zetron has raised over the past seven years for Behind the Badge to $147,000.
Over 150 participants joined in to show off their support and golf swings. Attendees included Takao (Tak) Tsuji, President & CEO, JVCKENWOOD Corporation and Naokazu (Neil) Kurihara, COO Americas, JVCKENWOOD Corporation, along with a host of emergency first responders, law-enforcement officers, and public-safety personnel from agencies throughout the state. Also on hand were celebrity golfers, Sonics legend Slick Watts, former Seahawk, Alonzo Mitz.
“We’re honored to continue to host such a successful event benefitting Behind the Badge,” said Zetron President and CEO, Brent Dippie. “This year was no exception. It’s always great to see everyone come together, have fun and make a difference. We want to thank everyone who helped plan the event, our sponsors and those who participated.
Zetron has been designing and manufacturing integrated mission-critical communications systems since 1980. Its offerings include IP-based dispatch, NG9-1-1 call-taking, voice logging, IP fire station alerting, CAD, mapping, video surveillance and security integration, and automatic vehicle location (AVL) systems. They are expandable, interoperable, and able to support geo-diverse operations. What’s more, Zetron backs its products with technical support, training, and project-management services known for their skill and responsiveness. With offices in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Australia, and a global network of partners, resellers, and system integrators, Zetron has installed thousands of systems and over 25,000 console positions worldwide. Zetron is a wholly owned subsidiary of JVCKenwood Corporation. For more information, visit: www.zetron.com.