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BrewHaHa helps fund college for children with physical disabilities

Rosalma Nimphius, left, Dr. Hugo Keim and Alicia Keim celebrate at BrewHaHa, a fundraiser for ChairScholars Foundation.

Photo by JAMES BRANAMAN | Special to the Times

Rosalma Nimphius, left, Dr. Hugo Keim and Alicia Keim celebrate at BrewHaHa, a fundraiser for ChairScholars Foundation.

10.22.2011

More than 350 ghoulishly attired guests got into the Halloween spirit at BrewHaHa 2011, a fundraiser that brought in enough money to send 11 Tampa Bay area youngsters with severe physical disabilities to college.

The benefit for the ChairScholars Foundation featured fire dancers, psychic readers, tassa drummers, food, drink and music on the grounds of St. Petersburg's Rutland-Farley estate.

Guests included program director Caroll Vick, cofounders Dr. Hugo and Alicia Keim, and Rosalma Nimphius.

This year's event, hosted by Michele and Philip Farley, was the most successful to date, officials said. Through scholarships for college or vocational training, the foundation helps young people with physical disabilities achieve independence and economic stability.

10.15.2011

Limousine rides, a red carpet and entertainment from Radio Disney were among the treats in store for guests at the second annual Father-Daughter Ball presented by Girls Inc. of Pinellas.

More than 500 participants created a capacity crowd at the event, which took place at the TradeWinds Island Resort in St. Pete Beach.

Proceeds provide scholarships for the nonprofit agency, which helps girls learn self-reliance, self-respect and self-confidence and focuses on academic excellence, financial independence and personal fulfillment.

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The Queen's Court, which raises money for charities and civic organizations through its Queen of Hearts Ball, is accepting nominations for outstanding female volunteers who live in Pinellas County. Submissions, which are due Jan. 5, must be sponsored by guilds, auxiliaries or other nonprofit organizations. For an application, call (727) 894-7543.

The court is also receiving applications from Pinellas County organizations to receive grants from the 2013 event. Charities must be listed under Section 501(c)(3) of the IRS code. Applications may be obtained by calling (727) 822-7571. The deadline for those submissions is March 1.

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The St. Anthony's Hospital Foundation is seeking nominees for its 2012 Legacy Awards: the Roy G. Harrell Jr. Leadership Award, the Helen D. Roberts Philanthropy Award and the Hippocrates Award for a physician or physician practice. Nomination forms can be downloaded from the Foundation's website at stanthonysfoundation.org and e-mailed to gail.cass-culver@baycare.org, faxed to (727) 825-1184 or mailed to the St. Anthony's Hospital Foundation at 1200 Seventh Ave. N, St. Petersburg, FL 33705. Deadline for submissions is Dec. 9. For more information, call (727) 820-7895.

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