Vice mayor is YWCA lunch guest
"Purses & Passion, a Legacy of Hope," presented by YWCA Tampa Bay, will feature Kanika Tomalin, St. Petersburg's deputy mayor, as guest of honor, and Tonjua Williams, St. Petersburg College senior vice president for student services, as guest speaker. The luncheon event begins at 11:30 a.m. Aug. 15 at the Hilton Carillon Park, 950 Lake Carillon Drive, St. Petersburg. $50. Register online at ywcaoftampabay.org/purses2014.
Fundraiser for disabled vets team
The St. Petersburg/Clearwater Ski and Sports Club will hold its annual kickoff meeting and fundraising event for the Bay Pines Disabled American Veterans sports team at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 22 at the Yard of Ale Gastro Pub, 2675 Ulmerton Road, Clearwater. Free. snowshark.org; (727) 743-3108.
Charity applications due soon
The Woman's Service League is accepting applications from Pinellas County organizations to benefit from its annual gala in 2015. Charities must be listed under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Service code. For applications and information, call (727) 343-3050. Deadline is Aug. 29.