Bundle up! It's The SKI BUMS Blizzard Bash! It's a benefit dance party for Chill, and you're invited!
Our emcee for the
evening is
Fox 5's
dashing weatherman,
Jim Castillo,
who's quite
the avid snowboarder
himself! He'll be giving the
"snow report" for the
Blizzard Bash, and
overseeing our fantastic
Bring lots of cash to buy raffle tickets,
because you'll have the chance to win a huge
assortment of prizes, including
vacations to
resorts in Colorado, Utah, California,
Vermont, Oregon and the Catskills,
round-trip airline tickets from
Jet Blue
a free Burton snowboard, clothing
EMS, memberships to David Barton
a weekend getaway at the Dream
a night at the Hotel Gansevoort, spa
treatments at the
Deepak Chopra Spa and
Yan Trokel, fine chocolates from Debauve &
Gallais, fine linens from Frette, tickets to Broadway shows like AVENUE Q,  JERSEY BOYS, and THE WOMAN
dinners for two, and much more!  (Prizes are being added daily!)

What's best, all proceeds go to benefit
The SKI BUMS Blizzard Bash
Thursday, December 15th
Doors at 8 PM
Hosted by Jim Castillo of Fox 5 Television, music by DJ Saint Chris
Club T - 240 W. 52nd St, between Broadway and 8th Ave  (next to HAIRSPRAY)
$20 at the door,  21 and over
Guest list RSVP suggested.  To add your name to our guest list please email: blizzardbash@ski-bums.org.
Please include the names of everyone in your party.

If you or your company would like to donate a prize for The Blizzard Bash, please email
All donations are greatly appreciated!
Check out our cover
story in this week's
issue of Next Magazine!
The Blizzard Bash is benefitting Chill, a charity founded in 1995 by Jake
Burton, of
Burton snowboards. Chill works in 14 inner-city areas across the US
and Canada. Each winter, Chill takes over 2200 at-risk youth to the mountains,
teaches them how to snowboard, gives them everything they need for the
experience, and shows them a new world of possiblities.

Chill serves youth who are challenged by a
multitude of issues: youth in group homes and
foster care; with addictions; from the juvenile
justice system; from alternative schools and
community centers; those struggling with drugs,
violence, excessive anger, or depression.
Many of the kids have never left their cities,
even their neighborhoods, and most have never
been to the mountains. Chill gives all of these kids the chance to shed their
labels of addict, delinquent, troublemaker, or underachiever, and, through
their own personal success, become a snowboarder.
Kids want to learn to snowboard because it is fun, but it takes several lessons and lots of hard work to learn.
Chill uses the vehicle of snowboarding to help kids accomplish goals they never thought they could while teaching
them some of the most important lessons of life: patience, persistence, respect, courage, responsibility, and
pride-all through positive adult role models who treat the kids with respect and encouragement.

SKI BUMS is  especially pleased to present The Blizzard Bash to help the 170 New York City-area kids who will
participate in this year's Chill program at  
Mountain Creek, along with the thousands of other kids nationwide
whose lives will be changed this winter through the Chill program. SKI BUMS is committed to giving back to our
community. Last year, we raised over $10,000 to benefit AIDS Walk New York, and we are a proud donor for this
year's HRC Annual Gala. If you or your company would like to donate a prize for The Blizzard Bash, or make a
private donation directly to the charity, please email

SKI BUMS invites everyone to join us for The Blizzard Bash! Come help a great cause, and win some terrific
prizes in the process!
To add your name to our guest list please email: blizzardbash@ski-bums.org. Please include the names of
everyone in your party.


contact us: info@ski-bums.org
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