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.

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Save the Date!

Date: Saturday, September 12, 2015
Location: Milwaukee Country Club
8000 North Range Line Road, River Hills

An Elegant Black Tie Evening
5:30 p.m. Reception and Cocktails, Silent Auction Opens
6:00 p.m. Speed Croquet Match
6:30 p.m. Putting Contest
7:30 p.m. Dinner and Award Presentation to Cramer- Krasselt, Followed by Live and Paddle Auctions

Event Chair
Phyllis King

Auction Co-Chairs
Julia Fennelly and Heidi Frank

Sponsorship Chair
Al Araque

Presenting Sponsor



Sponsorship opportunities are now available! Click HERE to download a sponsorship form.

Interested in donating an auction item? Click HERE to download an auction donation form.

Past Event Chairs include:
Mary Jo Mansell, Susan F. Mikulay, 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 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.