SOURCE: CADENCE DESIGN SYSTEMS, INC.

May 12, 2006 11:32 ET

Cadence Design Systems Media Alert: 49ers Join 200 Silicon Valley Companies for Cadence Stars & Strikes Fundraising Event to Benefit San Jose Conservation Corps

SAN JOSE, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- May 12, 2006 -- Cadence Design Systems (NASDAQ: CDNS)

WHO:

Cadence Design Systems and a Who's Who of Bay Area Companies
San Francisco 49ers and the 49ers Foundation
Cadence Chief Executive Mike Fister
Executive Director of San Jose Conservation Corps Bob Hennessey
John York, Owner, San Francisco 49ers
Interviews and photo opportunities available.
WHAT:

13th Annual Cadence Stars and Strikes Fundraiser

Pro-football players, Cadence executives, teams from ATI, Juniper Networks, Network Appliance, NVIDIA, Sun Microsystems (a partial list) bowling to raise money for the San Jose Conservation Corps and Charter School Academy. See www.cadence.com/ss2006. A donation will also be made to the San Francisco 49ers Foundation to support non-profit organizations working to enrich and strengthen communities throughout the greater San Francisco Bay Area.

WHEN:

Saturday, May 13, 2006
11:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
WHERE:
AMF Oakridge Lanes
5420 Thornwood Drive, San Jose, CA 95123
(Behind Westfield Shoppingtown Oakridge)
Cadence Design Systems hosts its annual Stars and Strikes fundraiser, featuring 49ers football players (past and present), students from the San Jose Conservation Corps and Charter School Academy, Cadence executives and employees, other Silicon Valley companies, and members of the community -- all coming together to bowl and raise money to help an amazing nonprofit -- the San Jose Conservation Corps (SJCC) and Charter School Academy www.sjcccharterschool.org. -- in San Jose, California. SJCC has been changing the lives of high school drop-outs in our community, particularly minority students and children of immigrants, with innovative work programs that build self esteem and job skills, while helping them graduate from high school.

Since 1990, Silicon Valley high tech company Cadence Design Systems, its partners, and the community have raised more than $7.5 million for worthy charities and community programs through its global Stars and Strikes fundraising program.

Please join us on Saturday, May 13 as the Cadence community comes together to help educate the workforce of the future in Santa Clara County. More than $700,000 has already been raised -- find out on Saturday, May 13 what the total donation will be!

Contact Information

  • CONTACT:
    Media RSVP required
    Nancy Szymanski
    Cadence Design Systems, Inc.
    Direct: 408-473-8382
    Mobile: 415-420-5008