Steamboat briefs: American Legion offers transport to VA services

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American Legion offers transport to VA services

The American Legion Post 44 is providing transportation to VA medical centers in Grand Junction and Denver, and to the VA Clinic in Craig. Call Routt County Veterans Affairs Officer Mike Condie at 879-5489 or e-mail mcondie@co.routt.co.us., or visit the office in the Steamboat Workforce Center in Sundance Plaza off Anglers Drive.

Clay Artisans looking for beneficiary for Soup Bowl

Steamboat Clay Artisans is seeking a nonprofit organization to be the beneficiary of its 2009 Soup Bowl Supper fundraiser. For the past nine years, members of the Steamboat Clay Artisans have created handmade ceramic bowls that are given away to ticket holders to the event, who fill the bowl with soups, breads, and desserts donated by local restaurants and bakeries. Other locally made ceramic items are auctioned during the fundraiser, which is expected to net at least $5,000 for the beneficiary.

SCA request that the beneficiary organization sell the tickets, procure food donations, and manage the food service, including table settings, serving trays/pots, serving food and clean-up at the event.

To be considered for this year's beneficiary, submit a letter of interest by June 5 to elstonjody@yahoo.com, attention Soup Bowl Supper Committee. The selection of this year's beneficiary will be announced by June 10. The event date will be finalized after the beneficiary is named. Call Jody Elston at 736-2629.

Taste of South Routt scheduled for June 27

Despite concerns about the event's survival in the face of limited volunteer participation, the 12th annual Taste of South Routt is on and scheduled for noon to 6 p.m. June 27 in Oak Creek's Decker Park. Vendor applications are available at Bonfiglio Drug in Oak Creek and Montgomery's General Merchandise in Yampa. The deadline for applications is May 31. Volunteers still are needed and appreciated to help plan and run the event. For more information, or if you would like to help out this year, call Julie at 970-736-2323.

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