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TARRYTOWN, N.Y.: Magazine Publishers of America held an intensive, one-week publishing management course for minority employees of publishers at the Tarrytown House Executive Center. Among those attending the sessions were (l. to r.): Anthony Leach, publisher, Urban Life; Jacqueline Gavron, editor in chief, Windows Pro; Steve Burzon, president, Steve Burzon Marketing; Elizabeth Cheng Krist, illustrations editor, National Geographic; Vaughn Benjamin, VP, MPA; and Isaac Rosier, sales rep, R.R. Donnelley & Sons Magazine Publishing Services.

NEW YORK: At a luncheon at the New York City Hilton, Advertising Women of New York installed a new board that included (seated, l. to r.): Janet Smith, VP-advertising sales, USA Today; Margie Goldsmith, president, MG Productions; Carol Evans, chief operating officer-publisher, Chief Executive; Lyle Landon, VP-publisher, Educational Marketing Group, Scholastic Inc.; Kathleen Ruane, VP-corporate communications, Young & Rubicam; Liz Schroeder, promotion director, DM News; and (standing, l. to r.): Linda Dukette, VP-management supervisor, UniWorld Group; Jill Manee, associate publisher-advertising director, Ad Age Group; Ellen Flahive, national advertising director, American Park Network, and AWNY first VP; Christina Frohock, VP, Walker Communications; Nora McAniff, publisher, People, and AWNY president; Celia Currin, director, marketing services, The Wall Street Journal, and AWNY second VP; Connie Livsey, East Coast sales director, Live!; and Linda Urben-Peterson, president, Peterson Partners.

SALT LAKE CITY: The Salt Palace was the site for Inc.'s 500 Conference for marketers and ad executives. The meeting featured a speech by Utah Governor Michael Levitt (2nd r.), joined here by (l. to r.): J. Riley McDonogh, publisher, Inc.; and Marshall Beach, VP-General Agency, and John Prelock, regional VP, both of John Hancock Mutual Life Insurance Co.

COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO.: New leadership took over from the old at Promotion Marketing Association's Leadership '98 conference held at the Broadmoor Resort. Claire Rosenzweig (l. to r.), executive director, PMA, and Linda Goldstein, partner, Hall Dickler Kent Friedman & Wood, and former PMA chairman, congratulate Paul Theroux, president, Paul Theroux Associates, and new PMA chairman-president; and John Zamoiski, president, Promotion Development Group, and new PMA vice chairman.

NEW YORK: In celebration of its 60th anniversary, International Advertising Association held a gala at the Pierre Hotel that attracted, among others (l. to r.): Irene Vale; Norman Vale, director general, IAA; Dr. Michelle Harrison, executive director-Institute for Children, Johnson & Johnson; Dr. Harrison's husband, Dr. Jim Wilson; Jackie Morey, VP-communications, IAA; and Pat Morey.

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