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volunteer women and toddler girls playing with trays of soapy water

Bubble time!19, June 2017

On Friday, June 16, we enjoyed a special visit from nursing students at Marquette University. We learned how to wash our hands with soap and water, and to sing the “Happy Birthday” song twice while washing to ensure our hands are germ-free. What a fun (and clean!) morning!

young girl with dark brown pigtails eating pepperoni pizza

Pizza for Penfield7, June 2017

Please join us on Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at MOD Pizza in Shorewood for delicious food that benefits a great organization – Penfield! 20% of each purchase will go to support health and wellness programs for children of all abilities. In order to participate, bring in this flyer when you order your pizza from MOD.… Read More »

young children surrounding Jahmes Tony Finlayson while he plays an African drum

Celebrating 50 Years at Penfield Children’s Center12, May 2017

Penfield Children’s Center and Summerfest are celebrating 50 years! In honor of both our anniversaries, Summerfest brought Jahmes Tony Finlayson to perform for us this morning. The kids enjoyed learning about African drums, shakers and many other instruments. They also listened to songs that taught about African American history and danced while Jahmes played. What… Read More »


Changing Lives for 50 Years30, January 2017

On January 26, Penfield Children’s Center kicked off its year-long 50th anniversary celebration. More than 30,000 children have been served by Penfield staff during the agency’s half a century of care and many prominent individuals from the agency’s past and present were on-hand for our celebration. Founding board member, Barbara Elsner, was joined by fellow… Read More »