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'Sailing for Miracles' benefit is May 31

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'Sailing for Miracles' benefit is May 31

"Sailing for Miracles," the 20th annual VIP auction and Telethon Kickoff Party benefiting the All Children's Hospital Foundation, begins at 6 p.m. May 31 at the Hilton St. Petersburg Carillon Park, 950 Lake Carillon Drive, St. Petersburg. Tickets: $125. Information: 767-4476; 767-8422.

St. Petersburg

Legends Ball is

May 31 at Hilton

Friends of the Dr. Carter G. Woodson African-American Museum will present the inaugural black-tie Legends Ball beginning at 6 p.m. May 31 at the Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront, 333 First St. S. Tickets: $100. Information: 434-0777.

St. Petersburg

'Doorways' benefit is June 14 at club

The fourth annual Jim Fischer Birthday Bash to raise money for the Doorways Scholarship Program is 7 p.m. June 14 at the St. Petersburg Country Club, 2000 Country Club Way, St. Petersburg. Donations will be accepted the day of the event. Information: 821-2080.


Rays, wives, kids to serve as models

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: 896-6390; www.

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