DETROIT: SmartMoney congratulated the winner of some of its Best New Car awards-two went to Chrysler Corp.'s Dodge Division vehicles-at Chrysler/Plymouth's offices recently. Attending the presentation were (l. to r.): Rob Reynolds, Detroit manager, and Steve Swartz, president and editor in chief, both of SmartMoney; David Rooney, Dodge car and truck communications manager, Dodge Division; and Chris Lambiase, publisher, SmartMoney.
NEW YORK: Working Mother honored members of the advertising community who help further the role of working mothers at its fourth annual Mothering That Works awards luncheon at the Rainbow Room. Attending the reception were honorees and speakers, including (l. to r.): Barbara Litrell, VP-group publisher, Working Mother; Beth Fidoten, print group head, Grey Advertising, holding Annie; Linda Mason, president, Bright Horizons; Melinda McLaughlin, associate media director, Jordan, McGrath, Case & Taylor; Diane Witkowski, associate media director, Arnold Communications; April Jeffries, VP-marketing, Pepperidge Farm; Alexandra Beeman, Sony Wonder (accepting for Becky Mancuso-Winding); Cynthia Neiman, director of marketing, Davidson & Associates; Patricia French, president, Gazelle Cosmetics, and luncheon speaker; Judsen Culbreth, editor in chief, Working Mother; and David Russo, SAS Institute (accepting for James H. Goodnight).
NEW YORK: Better Homes & Gardens hosted a recent holiday luncheon at the Kaplan Penthouse at Lincoln Center. Enjoying the festivities were (l. to r.): Audrey Siegel, senior partner-director of U.S. print services, J. Walter Thompson USA; Jerry Kaplan, group VP, Better Homes & Gardens; Donna Kaplan; and Bill Kashimer, director of media, Colgate USA.
CINCINNATI: Northlich Stolley LaWarre's annual party for members of the media at its headquarters brought out (l. to r.): Mark Serrianne, president-chief operating officer, Northlich Stolley; Mike Kenny, general manager, Jacor Broadcasting Corp.; Carole Walters, VP-director of media and interactive marketing, Northlich Stolley; and Dave Martin, general manager at Cincinnati radio station WLW-AM.