Zoological Society of Milwaukee
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Get Ritzy at the Zoological Society’s Boxing Fundraiser

Proceeds Support the Milwaukee County Zoo and its conservation projects

By - Jan 18th, 2017 08:58 am
Get Ritzy at the Zoological Society’s Boxing Fundraiser. Photo by Olga Kornienko courtesy of the Zoological Society of Milwaukee.

Get Ritzy at the Zoological Society’s Boxing Fundraiser. Photo by Olga Kornienko courtesy of the Zoological Society of Milwaukee.

Enjoy a night of gourmet dining, drinks, live and silent auctions, and amateur boxing at the Zoological Society of Milwaukee’s 22nd annual Puttin’ on the Ritz fundraiser, sponsored by Husch Blackwell. Join us at the Potawatomi Hotel & Casino on Jan. 26 in your best black-tie attire to help raise money for the Zoological Society and its support of the Milwaukee County Zoo. Last year, the event raised more than $201,000. Cost is $200 per person, but we also offer corporate table sponsorships for $2,000. Boxing bouts are sponsored by Master Z’s, and the boxing ring is sponsored by Bridgewood Advisors. To learn more about the event or the Zoological Society and to register, visit zoosociety.org/ritz.

What: The Zoological Society of Milwaukee’s Puttin’ on the Ritz black-tie fundraiser, sponsored by Husch Blackwell

When: Jan. 26, 2017. Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres at 6 p.m.; live auction and dinner at 7:30 p.m.; live 3-round boxing at 8:30 p.m.

Where: Potawatomi Hotel & Casino Expo Center, 1721 W. Canal St., Milwaukee.

Registration: Please call the Zoological Society’s Special Events team at 414-258-2333 for an
invitation or email specialevents@zoosociety.org. Individual tickets are available the night of the
event.

Cost: Cost is $200 per person or $2,000 for a corporate table sponsorship (includes 5.6 percent WI sales tax.) Of the $200 per-person cost, $80 is tax-deductible.

Other details: The evening raises money for the Zoological Society and its support of the Milwaukee County Zoo. Last year’s event raised more than $201,000.

About the Zoological Society of Milwaukee
The mission of the Zoological Society of Milwaukee is to conserve wildlife and endangered species, educate people about the importance of wildlife and the environment, and support the Milwaukee County Zoo.

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