NEENAH, WI, February 9, 2015 - Plexus Corp. (NASDAQ: PLXS), today announced that the Plexus Corp. Charitable Foundation has committed to donating $500,000 toward the building of a new Boys & Girls Club facility in Menasha, Wis. The donation will be used to establish a technology center and a full-sized robotics laboratory within the club.
Dean Foate, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, commented, "Plexus is proud to support our local communities and is honored to be a part of this project. We are excited about the new opportunities our local youth here in Wisconsin will have to explore the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields with the completion of this facility."
The 33,000 square-foot facility is expected to open in June 2015. The club will provide children ages 6-18 access to a variety of learning centers in a fun and interactive environment.
Mr. Foate participated in the groundbreaking ceremony for the facility, which was held on September 2, 2014.
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