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Supper group seeks nonprofit

Steamboat Clay Artisans' Soup Bowl Supper Committee is seeking a nonprofit organization to be the beneficiary of their 2004 fund-raiser.

For the past two years, members of the Steamboat Clay Artisans have created handmade, one-of-a-kind ceramic bowls that are given away to ticket holders at the event as well as other ceramic items that are auctioned during the fund-raiser. The fund-raiser is expected to net at least $5,000 for the beneficiary.

For the fund-raiser, SCA creates the ceramic wares, handles publicity and provides member-volunteers at the event to distribute the bowls, take tickets and coordinate the silent auction. SCA requests that the beneficiary organization help sell tickets, procure food donations and manage the food service at the event (table settings, serving trays/pots, serving food, clean up).

To be considered as this year's beneficiary, submit a letter of interest no later than Feb. 15. State the name and purpose of your organization, how it would use the donation and the extent of volunteer assistance your organization would provide. Letters should be addressed to SCA, P.O. Box 882111, Steamboat Springs, CO 80488, Attn: Soup Bowl Supper Committee. The selection of this year's beneficiary will be made and announced no later than March 31. Call Deb Babcock at 846-9349.

Ski Jam tickets are on sale

Tickets are on sale for the Ski Jam, sponsored by the Steamboat Ski and Resort Corp. Ski Jam begins Jan. 10 and continues through Jan. 15 with performances by Government Mule, Keller Williams, Seth James, Larry, South Austin Jug Band, Stroller and Trish Murphy. The all-ages festival will take place in the "Jam Tent" at the base of the mountain. The tent will hold one stage, a full-service bar, beer garden and room to dance. Doors open at 7:30 p.m.

A multi-day discounted Ski Jam Festival Pass includes all performances for $45. Tickets for the Jan. 13 Keller Williams performance are $20. Tickets for the Jan. 14 Government Mule performance are $25.

Tickets are available at All That Jazz, Mount Werner Sinclair and Gondola Sports Stalker.

LeDoux to play the Downhill

Chris LeDoux is scheduled to headline this year's Bud Light Cowboy Downhill. The event, scheduled for 9 p.m. Jan. 20, will be a benefit concert for the Justin Cowboy Crisis Fund.

Advance tickets are $30 and are on sale at All That Jazz, Mount Werner Sinclair, Gondola Square Sport Stalker and through Steamboat Central Reservations. This is a general admission, 21-and-older show that's open to the public. Cowboys participating in the Bud Light Cowboy Downhill will receive one concert ticket with their event entry fee.

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