Oh What A Night!
Our 2024 Elegant Auction was a smashing success! Thank you to our sponsors, in-kind donors, and participants for making it an unforgettable event! Take just a moment to watch the following video that was unveiled at the event…
The Elegant Auction by the Numbers
Total in-person guests: 285
Total volunteers: 55
Total online bidders: 65
Amount raised through silent auction: $15,632
Amount raised through live auction: $13,050
Amount raised through the fund-a-cause: $27,310
Total raised: $89,907 (against a goal of $70,000!)
These funds help ensure that Friends of the Domes is able to push forward its vision that lays out a future path for our Beloved Mitchell Park Domes. To learn more about that vision, visit our website.
A special thank you to the Auction co-chairs, Pat Habanek and Hanna Paul, along with the rest of the committee!
Silver Sponsor
Patterson Law Firm
Table Sponsors
Doug and Christa Beall Diefenbach
Alex Bozmoski
KCB Buildings
Roger Krawiecki
William Lynch
Ed Possing
Deb and Rick Schiel
Beverly Smiley
Alex Trebatoski
Dragon’s Sandbox
Gentian Financial
O’Leary Guth Law Firm
Milwaukee Preservation Alliance
Other Donors
Doug and Christa Beall Diefenbach (for donating the ducks and wine)
Gloria De Angelo (for creating the amazing desserts)
Hanna Paul (for donating the glow bracelets)
Pink Floral Opal
Zilli Hospitality Group
Stein’s Garden and Home
Source Ten
Cival Collective
Heritage Printing
In-Kind Donors
2A Wine Merchants
3 Sheeps Brewery
620 WTMJ
Adventure Rock
Lucas Alamo
Ambassador Hotel
Andrew Boddy Spargo
Aria Restaurant
Artery Ink
Astral Arts
Bartolotta Restaurants
Beans & Barley
Kaita Biffert
Blooming Lotus
Bob’s Wooden Bowls
Bug and Goose Play Café
Central Waters Brewery
Cloud Red
Clover Milwaukee
Cousin’s Subs
Covet and Ginger
Doug and Christa Beall Diefenbach
Fiberwood Studios
For the Love of Flowers
Lori Foulke
Fresh Fin
Friends of the Domes
Gifts Under Glass Gift Shop
Jenn Greenfield
Pat Habanek
Casey Harrison
HoneyBee Sage Wellness &
Hot Spell Sauna
Ian’s Pizza
Joe’s K Ranch
Kind Oasis
Lakefront Brewery
Joy Lenz
Little Village Play Café
Mader’s Restaurant
Magpie Jewelry & Metals
Studio, LLC
Marcus Performing Arts Center
Milwaukee Acupuncture
Milwaukee Art Museum
Milwaukee Boot Company
Milwaukee Candle Company
Milwaukee Community
Sailing Center
Milwaukee County Parks
Milwaukee Film
Milwaukee Food and City Tours
Milwaukee Historical Society
Milwaukee Paws
Milwaukee Public Museum
Milwaukee Tool
Milwaukee World Festival, Inc.
Modern Living Realty
Jon and Kathy Mueller
Margaret Muza
MyOm Wellbeing
O’Leary-Guth Law Office, S.C.
Outpost Foods
Palermo’s Pizza
Penzeys Spice
Elizabeth Pesch
Polish Women’s Cultural Club
of Milwaukee
Prana Performance Therapy
Rare Steakhouse
Saint Kate – The Arts Hotel
Salon Flo
Steve Sanger
Deb Schiel
Marianne Miller-Schmid and
Emery Schmid
Traci Schwartz
Screaming Tuna
Sharon Fox
Kari Sisson
Soul Collective
Meredith Spencer
Stein’s Garden & Home
Studio 890
The Mother Lion
Treiber & Straub Jewelers
Twisted Path Distillery
Ultimate Confections
Urban Milwaukee
Urban Slopes
Erica Veto
Ellen Wilkinson
Wisconsin Museum of Art
Margaret Wittig
Wonderstate Coffee
Gail Zieman


Summer Show: United Plants Across America
DATE: June 8 – Sept 8, 2024

Video: Christa Beall Diefenbach, Executive Director of Friends of the Domes, presents solution for the future of the Domes to the Rotary Club of Milwaukee

Grooving Under Glass: September 26, 2024 


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