NEW YORK: Advertising Women of New York hosted Career Cocktails, a reception at USA Today headquarters on Madison Avenue, sponsored by Mademoiselle. Attendees included (l. to r.): Jan Aglialoro, account coordinator, USA Today, and Career Cocktails co-chair; Renee V.H. Simons, director-media, Philip Morris USA, and speaker at the event; Denise Fierro, associate publisher, and Lauren Effron, consumer products manager, both of Mademoiselle. Mr. Effron is also co-chairwoman of Career Cocktails.
CHICAGO: Chicago Magazine Association held a luncheon at the Westin River North Hotel that featured an address by Ruby Anik (r.), director of advertising and media, Pillsbury Co. With Ms. Anik are (l. to r.): Gary Wenstrup, Midwest manager, TV Guide, and president of CMA; Carol Fletcher, assistant media director, Leo Burnett Co.'s Starcom Media Services unit; and Connie Nelson, senior VP-account director, Burnett.
DETROIT: Conde Nast Publications sponsored a dinner for automotive advertisers at Franklin Hills Country Club. Sampling the cuisine were (l. to r.): Peggy Daitch, VP-corporate sales and marketing, Conde Nast, Detroit; Don Hudler, president, Saturn Corp.; Bud Leibler, VP-marketing; Chrysler Corp.; and Jim Farmer, VP-corporate communications, Saturn.
LOS ANGELES: Tickmaster's Live! hosted advertisers to a night at the Mint under the name Blues Nite Out. Enjoying the entertainment were (l. to r.): Carl Strecker, assistant manager of marketing, Columbia Tristar Home Video; Carole Ference, publisher, Live!; and Adam Lewinson, advertising manger, Columbia Tristar Home Video.