Puttin' on the Ritz

Sponsored by Husch Blackwell

Puttin' on the Ritz

Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017

6 p.m. cocktails, 7:30 p.m. dinner
Potawatomi Hotel & Casino Expo Center
1721 W. Canal St., Milwaukee

Cost: $200 per person or $2,000 for a corporate table sponsorship* (includes 5.6 percent WI sales tax).

Experience the glitz and glamour as you head over to Potawatomi Hotel & Casino for the Zoological Society of Milwaukee’s 22nd annual Puttin’ on the Ritz fundraiser. Enjoy a night of gourmet food, drinks, a live voice auction and amateur boxing arranged by the Future Olympian Boxing Association. Boxing bouts are sponsored by Master Z's, and the boxing ring is sponsored by Bridgewood Advisors.

Last year’s event raised over $201,000 for the Zoological Society and its support of the Milwaukee County Zoo.

Puttin' on the Ritz Photo Gallery

Scroll through photos from past Puttin' on the Ritz events.

Individual tickets are $200, or consider supporting the event through a table sponsorship:

$2,000 Corporate Table Sponsorship

  • Table of 8 with premier seating
  • Name recognition on/in …
    • Signage at event
    • Event program

Event Schedule

6 p.m. Registration
Cocktails and Hors d’oeuvres
Silent Auction
6:30 p.m. Weigh-In
7:30 p.m. Gourmet Dinner
7:30 p.m. Live Auction
8:30 p.m. Live 3-round Boxing Bouts

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For additional information or an invitation, call Special Events at 414-258-2333
or email

Special thanks to our Puttin' on the Ritz sponsor:

Husch Blackwell