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 took place on Saturday, September 6, 2014 and was a huge success!  Thank you to our chairs:

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


 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:

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Penfield Children's Center creates a positive start in life for infants and children, many of whom have developmental delays or disabilities, by providing early education, health services and family programming.

Penfield Facts

Since 1967, Penfield has been providing early intervention services for low income families with children with special needs, as well as integrated childcare.