Keystone College students plan fifth annual Cupcake Challenge

Three-year-old Owen Walsh got frosting on his face while enjoying a treat at last year’s Cupcake Challenge at Keystone College. - Elizabeth Baumeister file photo | Abington Journal

LA PLUME — Keystone College students are hoping members of the college community and local residents can pick the area’s top cupcakes and raise money to help fight cancer on the same evening.

Students in Keystone’s Hospitality and Event Planning Program will conduct their fifth annual Cupcake Challenge from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 13 in Evans Hall in Hibbard Campus Center. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network.

Tickets cost $10 to sample six different cupcakes made by local bakeries and vote for top choices. Raffle prizes will be awarded. Tickets for the event may be purchased at the door or in advance by e-mailing brenda.lidy@keystone.edu.

Participating bakers and bakeries include: Allyssa Clarson, Montrose; Alter House; Elisha Nolan, Clarks Summit; Billie Wech and Rachel Knowlton, Greenfield Twp.; Curlytop Cupcakery, Greenfield Twp.; Diane Brewster, Wilkes Barre; Duffy’s, Clarks Summit; Hilton Hotel, Scranton; Joyce Leo, Dallas; McQuade’s Desserts, Jermyn; Shannon Croney, The Lodge at Woodloch; Sherry Pritchyk, Scott Twp.; Sodexo – Keystone College; The Barking Cupcake, Forest City; Tina Furman, Tunkhannock; Cherie Cobb Peoples, Dalton; Sisile Maruzzelli, Tunkhannock, and the Radisson Hotel, Scranton.

Any bakeries wishing to participate may contact brenda.lidy@keystone.edu or call 570-945-8334.

Three-year-old Owen Walsh got frosting on his face while enjoying a treat at last year’s Cupcake Challenge at Keystone College.
https://www.theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/web1_ABJ-Cupcakes-3.jpgThree-year-old Owen Walsh got frosting on his face while enjoying a treat at last year’s Cupcake Challenge at Keystone College. Elizabeth Baumeister file photo | Abington Journal