Queen's court seeks ideas for top volunteers
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 through Jan. 5. Submissions must be sponsored by guilds, auxiliaries or other nonprofits. Call (727) 822-7571. The court also is accepting applications from Pinellas County organizations to receive grants from the 2012 event. Charities must be listed under Section 501(c)(3) of the IRS code. Call (727) 894-9394. The deadline is Feb. 15.
Apply now for 2011 Sungoddess Court
The Suncoasters of St. Petersburg, producers of the Festival of States, are accepting applications for the 2011 Sungoddess Court. Candidates must be single, live in Pinellas south of Ulmerton Road, and be younger than 22 or have reached their 19th birthday by Dec. 15. Applicants attending college must have completed their freshman year. The Sungoddess receives a $5,000 scholarship. Apply by Dec. 1 by going to festivalofstates.com/suncoasters.htm and click on "Sungoddess" or call (727) 821-9888.
Annual Mrs. Santa luncheon is Dec. 1
The All Children's Hospital Guild Beach Branch will have its annual Mrs. Santa luncheon featuring fashions from Dillard's at 11 a.m. Dec. 1 at the St. Petersburg Yacht Club, 11 Central Ave. $50. (727) 392-5089.