2017 Events

Crystal Owl Gala – Pittsburgh, PA
April 27, 2017 – 5:00 – 9:00 pm
Carnegie Music Hall
Sponsorship and Ticket information – Click the link in the right hand box.
To Register – click the link in the right hand box.
The Challenge Program, Inc.’s signature fundraising event. Each year supporters and guests celebrate this elegant evening reception and program with good food and drink, while enjoying the excitement of elite raffles and a silent auction filled with amazing gifts.

Crystal Owl 2017 STUDENT OF THE YEAR
Each year, students in all participating high schools are invited to compete in our Student of the Year contest. In the Carnegie Theater, guests will hear three student finalists express how The Challenge Program, Inc. has had an impact on their education and lives. The Program concludes as we award one student The Challenge Program, Inc. Student of the Year.

centers while they are still in high school and/or while pursuing post-secondary education.

Young Professionals Event
TBD
Fall 2017
Contemporary professionals gather for a fun and entertaining evening while learning about The Challenge Program, Inc. and the variety of options to volunteer and/or participate with the Program throughout the year.

PAST EVENTS

3rd Annual Facilitating Connections
March 22, 2017 – 4:30 – 6:30 pm – LeMont Restaurant
A unique networking event to bring educators together with business vendors specializing in the products and services schools will need most in the upcoming year.
Thank you to all the educators and business representatives who made this event a success.

Polytechnic Career Awareness – Somerset, PA
March 16, 2017 – 5:30 – 7:30 pm – Somerset High School
Thank you to our discussion panel and all the participants who made this event a success.

Polytechnic Career Awareness – Washington, PA
April 11, 2017 – 5:30 – 7:30 pm – Canon-McMillan High School
Thank you to our discussion panel and all the participants who made this event a success.