Downtown Reception: It's a Wrap

Downtown Reception: Virtual House Party

Alumni, parents and teachers past and present joined the Downtown Reception virtual house party to mingle, learn and connect. See the videos and more.


This year the Downtown Reception is coming to you! Our virtual house party is a night of fun with the PC community. Forget staring at a screen – instead, from the comfort of your own home, get ready to interact with old and new friends, former teachers and some of PC's greats. 

Choose your own adventure as you travel through four "rooms" and experience live music, dance, trivia, and food and cocktail crafting, provided by four talented OPCs. Watch this sneak peek to learn more, and get on the guest list.  


7:00 p.m. 
Welcome from host Darryl J. Ford Hon. 1689

7:10 p.m.
Mix and mingle as you move freely from one "room" to the next.

Learn from chef Biff Gottehrer OPC ’04 as he crafts dishes and cocktails for any occasion. Plus, live chat with this culinary master.

Experience hip-hop with Vince Johnson OPC ’04 and live chat to learn more about his career in dance.

Join Ella DiGiovanni OPC ’13 for a little friendly competition in games and trivia.

Listen, sing along, or get up and dance as Matt Gorman OPC ’17 brings a live concert to your living room.

8:00 p.m.
Post-Party. Wrap up the fun with PC celebrities. We'll surprise you!

No cover charge. But you must register to attend!
Get on the guest list by Jan. 26.

You'll need to update your Zoom – Forget the fresh outfit, the latest version of Zoom is all you need to be event-ready! 

Sponsored by the Penn Charter Alumni Society.

Questions? Contact Chris Rahill, director of alumni relations and leadership giving.