Breckenridge, Colo. - Oct. 28, 2014 - The Friends of the CAIC are proud to host the Seventh Annual CAIC Benefit Bash, a benefit for the Colorado Avalanche Information Center (CAIC), on Friday, Nov. 8, 2014 at the Riverwalk Center in Breckenridge. Mountain enthusiasts are invited to rally together and support CAIC in their continued efforts of avalanche forecasting and education throughout Colorado. This winter kick-off staple features live music from Shakedown Street, an array of tasty food from local restaurants and incredible beer from Colorado’s own, New Belgium Brewery. Don’t miss out on the Benefit Bash’s massive silent auction, live auction and thousands of dollars worth of door prizes and giveaways.

CAIC strives to minimize the economic and human impact of snow avalanches on the recreation, tourism, and commerce industries. Colorado was dangerous and unfortunately deadly throughout the 2013/2014 winter season. Colorado has one of the most dangerous snowpacks in North America and typically accounts for one third of all avalanche fatalities in the United States. With the winter ramping up, it is important that CAIC continues to receive support so it can provide valuable information for those venturing into the backcountry. The center could not operate without the support of its friends and regular users through funding opportunities like The Benefit Bash.

To support avalanche forecasting, education, and awareness in Colorado don’t miss the Benefit Bash on Friday, Nov. 8. Historically this event sells out, tickets are available for pre-purchase for $40 at http://www.friendsofcaic.org. Day of tickets will be available for $50 at the Riverwalk Center. Entrance fee includes one door prize ticket, two beer tickets, dinner, access to the silent auction, and a live music by Shakedown Street!

The Friends of the Colorado Avalanche Information Center (CAIC) is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization created to support the CAIC, while contributing to avalanche awareness and education throughout the State of Colorado. CAIC achieves this mission through donations, grants, and fundraising events.

For more information on the Seventh Annual CAIC Benefit Bash visit http://www.friendsofcaic.org.


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