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Parties, fashion show to help charities

St. Petersburg

Hospital foundation benefit is Saturday

"Sailing for Miracles," the 20th annual VIP auction and Telethon Kickoff Party benefiting the All Children's Hospital Foundation, begins at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Hilton St. Petersburg Carillon Park, 950 Lake Carillon Drive. Tickets: $125. Info: 767-4476; 767-8422.

Dine, bid at Vinoy

to help YWCA

"Purses & Passion," a June 1 benefit for the YWCA of Tampa Bay, features brunch and a silent auction in the Grand Ballroom of the Renaissance Vinoy Resort, 501 Fifth Ave. NE. There is no admission fee, but donations will be received at the event. Reservations are required. Information: 896-4629, ext. 31.

Party on June 24

for Dali Museum

Wine & Song XI, a benefit for the Salvador Dali Museum, features a wine tasting, tapas and poetry readings beginning at 6 p.m. June 24 at the museum, 1000 Third St. S. Prepaid tickets: $20 members, $30 all others; day of event: $25 members, $35 all others. Information: (scroll to June 24); call toll-free, 1-866-440-7880.


Ballplayers to model fashions for charity

Tampa Bay Rays, their wives and children will model clothing in a Father's Day fundraiser for the Children's Dream Fund beginning at 7 p.m. June 15 at Nordstrom at International Plaza, Tampa. Tickets: $100. Information: childrensdream; 896-6390.

Parties, fashion show to help charities 05/24/08 [Last modified: Saturday, May 24, 2008 4:33am]
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