The Play Ball

Friday, September 19, 2014
6 to 10 p.m.

Mark your calendar now and plan to be part of The Strong’s fourth annual Play Ball gala—Rochester’s “don’t miss” party for grown-ups only!

Enjoy a fun-filled evening as the museum is transformed into an adult-friendly playground featuring great entertainment, fun games, live and silent auctions, delicious food and cocktails, and all the playtime you like! Creative cocktail attire and silly accessories are encouraged. The Honorary Co-Chairs of Play Ball 2014 are Steve and Claire Dubnik (pictured right).

Tickets are $150 per person, and all proceeds benefit The Strong’s educational exhibits, programs, and services. To purchase tickets, contact Shannon Struzik at 585-899-3288 or

View The Play Ball 2013 photo gallery

Become a Play Ball Sponsor

Sponsorship opportunities start at just $1,500 and include tickets to the event, recognition in event promotion, and more. To learn how you or your company can become a sponsor, contact Katie Riley at 585-410-6368 or kriley@museumofplay.orgView sponsorship benefits.


The Strong thanks the following organizations for their generous support of the 2014 Play Ball:

All Star Sponsors

Excellus Wegmans

Game Changer Sponsors

Dixon Schwabl

Power Player Sponsor


Play Maker Sponsor

Game Player Sponsor

Cottone Auctions
Sage Rutty
Constellation Brands

Team Player Sponsors

Bill Gray's Restaurants
The Bonadio Group
CloudCheckr Inc.
Constellation Energy
Cummings Creative
HR Benefit Advisors, Ltd.
Landsman Development Corp.
Mark IV Enterprises, Inc.
Manning & Napier
Matt Wittmeyer Photography
M/E Engineering
Pullano & Company
Schultz Auctioneers
University of Rochester
Wildbyrd Entertainment
Zimmet Group