Austin’s Business Community to 'Putt a Hole in Hunger'

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The Austin business community will "Putt a Hole in Hunger" March 20, 2006 at the first annual charity golf tournament benefiting the Capital Area Food Bank of Texas at the prestigious Onion Creek Golf Course.

The Austin business community will "Putt a Hole in Hunger" March 20, 2006 at the first annual charity golf tournament benefiting the Capital Area Food Bank of Texas at the prestigious Onion Creek Golf Course.

Austin Mayor Will Wynn will serve as Honorary Chair and will speak at the awards luncheon after golfers have completed the inaugural golf tournament. The title sponsor for the event is Legerity, an Austin-based technology company that has committed its community outreach to the goals of the Capital Area Food Bank, helping ensure the right long-term solutions to the serious problem of hunger in Central Texas.

The Capital Area Food Bank provides food and grocery products to more than 370 human service agencies serving people in need in 21 Central Texas counties. The tournament is estimated to raise $50,000, with which the Food Bank can provide 250,000 meals to hungry Central Texans. A check presentation by Mayor Wynn will take place during the tournament.

Tournament highlights include shotgun, scramble, three flights, hole-in-one contest on two holes, closest-to-pin on two holes, and a long-drive contest on two holes. The tournament winds down with closing remarks from Mayor Wynn and a recognition ceremony for winners and sponsors.

Tournament participants will have two chances to win a hole-in-one and drive off in a brand new Honda from Howdy Honda of Austin. Contestants will be playing for a 2006 Ridgeline, a sporty, versatile truck, and the sleek and sporty 2006 S2000 roadster.

Onion Creek Club is Austin's most historic golf club. Founded in 1974 by three-time Masters Champion, Jimmy Demaret, and golf legend, Jimmie Connolly, Onion Creek Club has built a rich tradition of understated elegance based on quality and family values.

Located ten minutes south of downtown Austin on I-35 at the Onion Creek Parkway exit, this nationally acclaimed country club is nestled in the beauty of the tall cypress, pecan and live oak trees that line the banks of Onion Creek.

Sponsoring teams include: Legerity; Dell; Applied Materials; H-E-B; anthonyBarnum Public Relations; Toltec Marketing; ABC Pest Control; Brightwell & Reeves LLP, CBIZ Valuation Group; Complete Service Solutions; Grande Communications; Howdy Honda; Jackson Walker, LLP; Lance Armstrong Foundation; Powell, Ebert & Smolik, LLP; Randalls; Raymond James & Associates, Susman Tisdale Gayle LLP; and Vinson & Elkins.

About Capital Area Food Bank of Texas:

The mission of the Capital Area Food Bank of Texas is to feed the hungry by providing food and grocery products to human service agencies serving people in need throughout Central Texas. In its 25th year of service, the Food Bank currently provides food and grocery products to 370 Partner Agencies in 21 Central Texas counties. In 2005, CAFB distributed more than 14 million pounds of food. For more information on the Capital Area Food Bank of Texas and its programs or call 512/282-2111.

About Legerity:

Legerity is the world's most trusted name in voice integrated circuits (ICs) for high-voltage, analog/mixed signal semiconductor and software technologies. Legerity has years of demonstrated expertise in multiple voice technologies, world-class factory and field engineering support with a "high touch" customer philosophy, and consistent, reliable, high volume supply of premium quality IC components. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, Legerity supports the needs of a global customer base through proprietary semiconductor technologies, superior manufacturing processes, and more than 650 U.S. and international patents.

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