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Social scene: gingerbread competition and a 'No-show' ball

Build a house of Gingerbread

The American Red Cross Tampa Bay Chapter presents a Create Your Own Gingerbread House competition sponsored by the Loews Don CeSar Hotel, 3400 Gulf Blvd., St. Pete Beach, from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday. Includes brunch and holiday shopping. $75. redcrossgb.org; (813) 868-7669.

'No-Show' ball

"Everybody who's anybody won't be there," the invitation from Personal Enrichment Mental Health Services Florida reads. Through Dec. 24, the nonprofit is seeking contributions for its fourth annual nonevent, the "No-Show No Snow Holiday Ball," to benefit its children's programs. Go to pemhs.org; checks may be sent to PEMHS, 11254 58th St. N, Pinellas Park, FL 33782-2213 (Attention: Dee Cash).

Nominate 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. They are due Jan. 4 and must be sponsored by guilds, auxiliaries or other nonprofits. For applications, call (727) 894-9394. The court also accepts applications from county organizations to receive grants from the Feb. 16 event. Call (727) 458-5686. Deadline is March 1.

Deadline looming

St. Anthony's Hospital Foundation is accepting nominations for the Helen D. Roberts Philanthropy Award, the Roy G. Harrell Jr. Leadership Award and the Hippocrates Award. Deadline is Dec. 31. Find forms at stanthonysfoundation.org. Call (727) 820-7895.

Social scene: gingerbread competition and a 'No-show' ball 12/15/12 [Last modified: Thursday, December 13, 2012 4:00pm]

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