Puttin' on the Ritz

Presented by

Wintrust Commercial Banking at Town Bank

Puttin' on the RitzThursday, Jan. 23, 2020

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

Cost: $250 per person or see below for corporate table opportunities (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 25th annual Puttin’ on the Ritz fundraiser.

Enjoy a night of gourmet food, drinks, auction and amateur boxing arranged by The Wisconsin Local Boxing Committee. Boxing is sponsored by HN Co. and the boxing ring is sponsored by Bridgewood Advisors.

Last year’s event raised over $149,000 for the Zoological Society mission, including its support of the Milwaukee County Zoo.

Individual tickets are $250, or consider supporting the event through a table sponsorship:

$3,500 Ringside Table Sponsorship
(Limited availability!)

  • Table of 8 with ringside seating
  • Tableside bar service
  • Name recognition on event signage
  • Name recognition in the event program

$2,500 Corporate Table Sponsorship

  • Table of 8 with premier seating
  • Name recognition on event signage
  • Name recognition in the 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
Live Auction
8 p.m. 3-Round Boxing Bouts
10 p.m. After-Party in the Casino

Registration is now closed.

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

Support Puttin’ on the Ritz and Donate!

The Puttin’ on the Ritz Auction Committee is looking for new and exciting auction items for this year’s event. Special experiences and gift certificates to local retail shops, restaurants and lodging are always popular. If your business would like to be part of this exclusive event, please fill out an auction donor form online OR contact Jenn at 414-258-2333, ext. 228;

Puttin' on the Ritz Photo Gallery

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