NACOGDOCHES, TEXAS - Tickets are now available for the annual Bowls of Hope charity dinner to be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 20, at the Hotel Fredonia. All proceeds benefit the local Helping Other People Eat organization that helps feed residents of Nacogdoches County.

Everyone who purchases a $10 ticket will receive a hot soup dinner and a ceramic bowl hand made by a local child or college ceramics student. Ticket holders will also be entered into the raffle drawing for two special creations by internationally renowned artists and Stephen F. Austin State University ceramics faculty Piero Fenci and Kira Enriquez. (Supporters do not have to be present to win the raffle.)

The event is sponsored by Hotel Fredonia, SFA Art Education Association, KSFA and SFA Friends of the Visual Arts.

Tickets may be purchased in advance in the SFA School of Art office or at the door on the night of the event. Call (936) 468-4262 for more information.