National Black Public Relations Society holds its seventh annual Conference and Career Fair. (From l.) NBPRS Board Members Robert E. Dabney Jr. and Tosha Whitten Griggs; NBPRS Board President-Elect Wynona Redmond; comedian George Wallace; NBPRS Founder-President Emeritus Pat Tobin; NBPRS Members Deborah Hyman, Posh McIntosh and Trenae Floyd.
New York: Cooking with soap
SOAPnet's ad sales team participates in cooking classes with cable buyers. (From l.) Sherri York, VP-marketing, SOAPnet; Pam Gibbons, senior VP-managing partner, Mediacom; Heidi Lobel, senior VP-sales, SOAPnet; Bill Holba, VP-associate director, Initiative.
Vernon, N.J.: Clean golf outing
Whirlpool and Optimedia team up for the Media Fore Habitat to raise money for Habitat for Humanity. (From l.) Jeff Davidoff, director of marketing, Whirlpool; Angie Seger, manager of marketing, Whirlpool; Mark Crozet, VP-habitat, Habitat for Humanity; Bob Calandruccio, VP-DIY ad sales, Scripps Networks; Bill Bradley, VP-strategic communications, Optimedia; John Alexander, VP, Whirlpool; Jeff Terry, senior manager of Habitat relations, Whirlpool; Kerri McCulloch, VP-account services, Publicis, New York.
New York: Shaping up
Essence hosts its second annual Women Who Are Shaping the World Leadership Summit. (From l.) Shon Gables, anchor, CBS 2's "News This Morning"; Susan L. Taylor, editorial director, Essence; Michelle Ebanks, president, Essence; Ingrid Saunder Jones, senior VP, Coca-Cola Co., and chairperson of The Coca-Cola Foundation; Angela Burt-Murray, editor in chief, Essence.
Los Angeles: Best of the best
Robb Report CEO William Curtis (l.) and actor Michael Chiklis at the Robb Report Best of the Best Los Angeles event. Mr. Chiklis was honored as the Best of the Best Humanitarian.
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