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Scouting council honors business leaders

Scouting salutes business leaders

The West Central Florida Council Boy Scouts of America will honor business leaders Tim Bogott, David Cox and Vinny Dolan at its annual Distinguished Citizens Award Banquet beginning at 6 p.m. Thursday in the Coliseum, 535 Fourth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $125. wcfcbsa.org; (727) 391-3800, ext. 219.

A 'Starlite' cruise

Great Explorations children's museum supporters set sail Friday aboard the Starlite Majesty for the annual Great Extravaganza to benefit educational programming. Boarding for the dinner cruise begins at 6:30 p.m. at the St. Petersburg Yacht Club marina, 11 Central Ave. It includes music, dancing, auctions and a fireworks display. Cruise casual attire. $150. (727) 8221-8992, ext. 228.

Goodwill fundraiser

"Heroes, Villains and Vixens," the annual fundraiser for Goodwill Industries-Suncoast, starts at 7 p.m. Friday at the Kapok Special Events Pavilion, 923 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. It includes food, drink, entertainment and a fashion show featuring clothing found in Goodwill stores. $75. good will-suncoast.org; toll-free, 1-888-2799-1988, ext. 1052.

Dreamy Dalí gala

"Suenos de Dalí," or "Dreams of Dali," the Dalí Museum Guild's annual gala, will feature entertainment, cocktails, hors d'oeuvres and access to galleries and garden. VIP 6:30 to 8 p.m. $250; general admission 8 to 11 p.m. $125. 1 Dalí Blvd., St. Petersburg. Surreal cocktail attire suggested. suenos.thedali.org; (727) 623-4713.

Scouting council honors business leaders 10/06/12 [Last modified: Saturday, October 6, 2012 4:30am]
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