"The Sprint, Vantiv, iPad mobile checkout allows me to reach out to people at the Rockville Science Center events like the Science Café and Rockville Science Day events give them an opportunity make a contribution to science. In the non-profit world, collecting donations and growing your membership is key to develop loyalty with members and fulfill our organizational mission. The technology solution, with the support of Sprint makes collecting donations for the Science Center business and STEM education outreach as easy as Pi." says Timothy Fahey, President of Dirigo Agency - Branding and Design.
25th Rockville Science Day was held on Sunday, April 6, 2014, at Montgomery College's Rockville Campus, 51 Mannakee Street, Rockville, MD 20850.
The event was organized by the Rockville Consortium for Science, Inc. and is co-sponsored by the City of Rockville, Montgomery College, and the Rockville Science Center. Partnering through the Rockville Science Center in this endeavor is Hitachi Consulting Corporation; Emergent BioSolutions, Inc.; Animal Exchange; DanSOURCES Technical Services, Inc.; and BioMaryland. Rockville Science Day is once more the opening program to a month-long celebration of STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) activities in April. An official Satellite Event, Rockville Science Day begins the fête that culminates on the weekend of April 26-27, 2014, with the National Science & Engineering Festival from 9am-6pm at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC
About Rockville Consortium for Science, Inc.
The Rockville Consortium for Science, Inc. is an all-volunteer 501(c)(3) educational nonprofit formed by Rockville residents in 1989 to increase science literacy in the general public; encourage young people to develop and maintain their natural interest in science; help people understand the scientific principals underlying environmental concerns, technological development, and global systems; and to establish a science center that will serve as a resource for the public.
About Rockville Science Center, Inc.
Under the guidance of the Rockville Consortium for Science, Inc., the Rockville Science Center, Inc. formed in 2009 based on recommendations in a feasibility study commissioned by the City of Rockville that indicated such a venture would be a positive and desired enhancement for its citizens and attract visitors from the surrounding region. At present, Rockville Science Center, Inc. hosts its programs in the community as a 'science center without walls' as it moves towards acquiring a facility. It provides go-to venues as well as volunteer opportunities for those who wish to further explore or share their knowledge of STEM with students and the public. The Rockville Science Center, Inc. mission is: "inspiring a passion for lifelong exploration of science by cultivating a sense of inquiry, discovery and understanding of the foundations of everyday life."
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