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Congratulations Primera Foundation: Inaugural STEMFEST Raises Nearly $60K!
Congratulations Primera Foundation: Inaugural STEMFEST Raises Nearly $60K!

On Sunday, October 3rd, the Primera Foundation hosted its inaugural fundraising event, STEMFEST, at Brookfield Zoo. We are proud of the organization’s efforts and happy to report that they raised over $57,000 in support of STEM education in our communities.

The Foundation’s event kicked off the day with a picnic buffet and bar, carousel ride, games, face painting, photo booth and cartoonist. Guests were also free to roam the zoo grounds and attend the many wonderful exhibits throughout. The weather held up beautifully and everyone enjoyed themselves, all for a great cause!

The Primera Foundation and Primera Engineers would like to thank all who attended, volunteered, donated, or sponsored the event, including our Contributing and Supporting Sponsors:

Contributing Sponsors:

  • HBK Engineering
  • JLL
  • Kiara
  • Bill & Erin Inman

Supporting Sponsors:

  • Aldridge Electric
  • ComEd
  • Engineering Plus
  • John & Janet Plezbert (in memory of Anthony A. Plezbert, PE)
  • MZI
  • Wintrust

To stay up to date on the Primera Foundation’s news and upcoming events, please make sure you follow them on social media or visit www.primerafoundation.org.

Congratulations Primera Foundation: Inaugural STEMFEST Raises Nearly $60K!

The Primera Foundation is an independent 501(c)(3) charitable organization and is the next chapter in Primera's mission to advance careers in STEM and inspire the next generation of engineers. With a belief that all students should be given the opportunity to impact our world through science, technology, engineering, and math, the Foundation’s impact is focused in four key areas: scholarships, technology, education, and mentorship.