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Women’s chamber to celebrate women at luncheon

By Waveney Ann Moore

ST. PETERSBURG — The Women’s Chamber of Commerce of St. Petersburg will host a luncheon, "Celebrating our City: Recognizing the Powerful Women of St. Petersburg" on Thursday .

The event will highlight Tonjua Williams, president of St. Petersburg College, Alizza Punzalan-Randle, community relations director for Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital, and Cynthia Johnson of the Pinellas County Economic Development Council.

Chris Steinocher, president and CEO of the St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce, will be the master of ceremonies. Sheriff Bob Gualtieri will speak about the changing role of women in the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Department.

The luncheon will take place from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Club at Treasure Island, 400 Treasure Island Causeway. Tickets are $60. Go to for more information.