The Croquet Ball

The Croquet Ball is Penfield’s signature fundraising event. Held annually at the Milwaukee Country Club, guests enjoy a cocktail reception, exclusive croquet match; silent, live and paddle auctions; gourmet dinner and program showcasing a Penfield family and honoring the Penfield Benefactor Award which recognizes extraordinary service by corporation, foundation or community volunteer.

The 19th annual Croquet Ball will take place on Saturday, September 6, 2014 and is sure to be a huge success.

Event Chairs: Mary Jo Mansell and Susan F. Mikulay

Auction Chairs: Crystal Chuckel and Jen Mance

Sponsorship Chair: Viktor Gottlieb, Vice President of Associated Bank

Sponsorship opportunities for the Croquet Ball are now available.  Please view  the Sponsorship Form and Giving Levels.

You can purchase tickets for the 19th annual Croquet Ball by clicking on the “Buy Now” button below:


Past Event Chairs include:

Genie and Tom Smith, Jen and Todd Schoon, Gretchen H. Burns, Beth Clark, Elizabeth Long, Katie Longley, Margaret Harris, Ellen Venable, Michelle and John Runte, Juli Coburn, Julia Birmingham, Ashley Borges, Kristin Severson, Louisa Marks and Madonna Williams.

View pictures from last year’s elegant event:

Our Mission Statement

Penfield Children’s Center is a non-profit organization whose sole purpose is to help infants and young children with and without disabilities to reach their full potential through education, therapy services and family programs.

Penfield Facts

Penfield Children’s Center is named in honor of Dr. Wilder Penfield (1891-1976), a world-renowned neurosurgeon who strongly advocated early intervention for children with developmental delays and disabilities.