Daughters of American Revolution luncheon to honor state regent
The Princess Hirrihigua Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution will have a luncheon Jan. 10 to honor state regent Sue C. Bratton of Tallahassee. The event begins at 11:30 a.m. in the St. Petersburg Yacht Club, 11 Central Ave., and will include members of the Boca Ciega, Caravel and St. Petersburg chapters. Information: 546-3461.
Calling all Sungoddesses
The Suncoasters, sponsors of St. Petersburg's annual Festival of States, are seeking current contact information for all former Sungoddesses. Former holders of the title or people who know how to reach former Sungoddesses are encouraged to alert the festival office at 321-9888 or send an e-mail to email@example.com. Officials hope to make special invitations to the women for the 2009 Coronation Ball, scheduled March 27 in the Coliseum.
Eat well at Pritchard roast
Forty bay area chefs will prepare a four-course wine dinner on Jan. 12 to honor Tom Pritchard, a Tampa Bay area icon who is widely known for his contributions to local charitable and culinary communities. The event begins at 6:30 p.m. at the Coliseum, 535 Fourth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. It will feature a roast of Pritchard, a live charity auction and entertainment. Proceeds will benefit the Abilities Foundation's disabled veterans job placement program. Tickets: $100. Information and reservations: www.abilitiesfoundation.com.
Queen's Court offers grants
The Queen's Court, which raises money for charities and civic organizations through its Queen of Hearts Ball, is accepting applications from Pinellas organizations to receive grants from the 2010 event. Charities must be 501(c)3 organizations. For applications, call 866-0925 or 344-7575. The deadline for submissions is Feb. 6.