Steamboat briefs: Pilot & Today Editorial Board seeks new members

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The Steamboat Pilot & Today is accepting letters of interest from readers who would like to serve as community representatives on the newspaper's Editorial Board. Those representatives will be asked to serve a four-month term from Oct. 6 to Feb. 2, 2010.

The Editorial Board includes two community representatives and four members of the newspaper staff. Newspaper staff members on the board are Publisher Suzanne Schlicht, Editor Brent Boyer, City Editor Mike Lawrence and reporter Tom Ross. The Editorial Board formulates the Our View opinions expressed on the ViewPoints page of the newspaper. The Editorial Board meets at 10 a.m. Tuesdays.

Readers interested in serving on the Editorial Board should send a letter of 500 words or less expressing their interest to Boyer at bboyer@steamboatpilot.com or P.O. Box 774827, Steamboat Springs, CO 80477. Letters also may be dropped off at the Pilot & Today office at 1901 Curve Plaza. Call Boyer at 871-4221 with questions.

Tickets now on sale for Sept. 30 Soup Bowl Supper

Tickets for the eighth annual Soup Bowl Supper, sponsored by Steamboat Clay Artisans, now are on sale at All That Jazz, the Artists' Gallery of Steamboat and Blue Sky pottery. Tickets cost $20 in advance or $25 at the door. This year's Soup Bowl Supper is Sept. 30 at the Steamboat Springs Community Center. There will be seatings at 5:30 and 7 p.m. Each ticketholder receives a handmade ceramic bowl created by a local clay artist, soup donated by local restaurants, bread, beverage, dessert and a chance at a door prize.

This year's fundraiser benefits Reaching Everyone Preventing Suicide.

During the previous seven years of the event, the Steamboat Clay Artisans have raised almost $40,000 for local nonprofit organizations. Steamboat Clay Artisans is a group of two dozen local clay artists who pool resources to bring in seminar speakers, host an annual holiday sale at the Depot Art Center, organize the Soup Bowl Supper and more. For more information about the Soup Bowl Supper, call Julie Anderson at 846-5156.

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