Steamboat Briefs: Youth Hockey board meets Thursday

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— Steamboat Springs Youth Hockey Association holds a special meeting of its board of directors at 6:15 p.m. in Howelsen Ice Arena's meeting room, to vote on a fundraising proposal and an increase in funding for need-based scholarships. Contact the SSYHA office at 871-0063 or visit www.steamboatyouthhockey.com.

Jewish congregation to hold holiday services

Steamboat Springs' Jewish congregation, Har Mishpacha, is conducting several upcoming holiday services. Yom Kippur services are at 7 p.m. today, for Kol Nidre, and at 10 a.m. Monday. Yitzkor is at 4:30 p.m. Monday, and N'Eilah is at 5:30 p.m. Monday. All members of the Jewish community and their guests are invited. For location and details about all services, call 879-2082 or visit www.harmishpacha.org/.

Also, Har Mishpacha is launching an elementary religious school program at 5 p.m. Sundays. The program is for children in first through fourth grades. Hebrew and bar/bat mitzvah programs are available for children in fifth through seventh grades. Call Har Mishpacha education director Paula Salky at 819-2170 for details.

8th annual Soup Bowl Supper tickets on sale

Tickets for the eighth annual Soup Bowl Supper sponsored by Steamboat Clay Artisans are now 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 close to $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.

Pilot & Today Editorial Board seeks members

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.

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.

VNA offering adult day services at The Haven

The Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association is offering adult day services at The Haven Assisted Living Center in Hayden, for any disabled individual older than 18, or elderly individual who is looking for daily activities where oversight is provided. Services are provided from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. Meals, medication administration, activities, assistance with bathing and wellness assessments are available. Call Diane Girty at 875-1891.

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