St. Pete Beach
Black-tie event to help build SPC student housing
The Education Foundation of the Florida Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs and the St. Petersburg College Foundation will present "Building for Our Future," a black-tie fundraiser, from 7 to 11 p.m. Saturday at the Don CeSar Beach Resort and Spa, 3400 Gulf Blvd., St. Pete Beach. The event will support design and construction of the Helen K. Leslie BPW Scholarship House on the Gibbs campus of St. Petersburg College. Admission is $150. For more information, call (727) 515-4376.
Woodson museum celebrates marriage
Black Marriage Day will be celebrated today from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Dr. Carter G. Woodson African American Museum, 2240 Ninth Ave. S. Come celebrate marriage in the African-American community and show future generations the benefits of a healthy marriage. RSVP by going to youandmewe.org and look under Upcoming Events, or call (727) 528-5831. The event is free.
Long-term care advocates needed
The Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program administered by the Florida Department of Elder Affairs seeks volunteer advocates for residents living in nursing homes and assisted living facilities. Advocates would investigate complaints about money, food, drug regimens, abuse and neglect. Volunteers are trained to assess these facilities for federal and state law compliance. Mileage and meal reimbursements are provided at the state rate for all official ombudsman duties. Call (727) 588-6912 or toll-free, 1-888-831-0404.