Sylvania STEM Center Fundraiser at Imagination Station - August 17

Posted: Wednesday, July 31, 2019 by: Todd Schenkenberger | Category: Education

Silent Auction -- Arcade Games -- Dinner -- Wine Pull -- Trivia
Cash bar – ROBOTS – and more!

On Saturday, August 17th it’s the adults turn to play at the Imagination Station when the Sylvania STEM Center will hold a fundraiser. The night is meant to be an adult night of fun with dinner from Calvino’s, trivia contest, arcade games, a cash bar and much more. Ken Leslie, comedian extraordinaire and the founder of Veterans Matter, will MC the event. Tickets are $50 and can be bought on their website at

“We wanted it to be a fun night out for adults, while we celebrate the impact the Sylvania STEM Center (SSC) has made with kids throughout Northwest Ohio,” says Tom Burnworth, Director of the Sylvania STEM Center.

The Sylvania STEM Center has a lot to celebrate.
• SSC reaches over 4000 students in the past year and leads 45 FIRST robotics teams.
• Three robotics teams earn spots at the prestigious World Competition in Detroit in April.
• Kavita Parikh, Sylvania STEM Center/Ottawa Hills High School Student, accepted for NASA Internship to work on Mars exploration team.
• SSC pilots engineering in the classroom for grades at Sylvan Elementary school.
• SSC evolves partnership with University of Toledo engineering professors, Dr Raghav Khanna and Dr. Ahmad Javaid.
• Crystal Burnworth, Executive Director at SSC, nominated for a Jefferson Award for her dedication to helping reach kids in our community through STEM.

The Sylvania STEM Center’s mission is to encourage young people to become science and technology leaders of the future by engaging them in exciting mentor-led after school competitive, team based programs. These programs aim to inspire innovation, build self-confidence, leadership and communication skills that will help our children succeed in the future.

Tours of the facility are available. Call us, volunteer and/or just help spread the word about the good work that the Sylvania STEM Center does in our community. Sponsorships for the fundraiser are available. Check us out on the web at:

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Organization Address: Sylvania, OH, 43560