BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.: The Museum of Television & Radio took a look at Stan Freberg's career during a seminar titled "Leapin' Lizards! Stan Freberg Here." Joining Mr. Freberg (c.) at the event were longtime friends Ray Bradbury (l.) and radio legend Norman Corwin.
NEW YORK: The Waldorf-Astoria Hotel hosted the 1999 American Cancer Society DreamBall, benefiting the society's "Look Good . . . Feel Better" program, which seeks to bolster the self-esteem of female cancer patients. Honored at the ball for longstanding commitments to women's health issues were Revlon, represented by President-CEO George Fellows (l.) and spokeswoman Cindy Crawford; and Patrick Firmenich, corporate VP-fine fragrances, Firmenich.
NEW YORK: Gruner & Jahr USA's Parents magazine presented its "As They Grow" Corporate Citizenship Award to Harry J. Pearce (front row, c.), vice chairman, General Motors Corp. Mr. Pearce received the award for spearheading the GM team that developed a trap-resistant retrofit kit which prevents children from accidentally becoming trapped in locked car trunks. The award also recognizes GM as a leader in child safety restraint. Joining Mr. Pearce at the ceremony were (front row, from l.): Judith Princz, VP-general manager, Sally Lee, editor in chief, and Mary Jo Romeo, associate publisher, all of Parents; (second row) Darrell Alton and Jim Robertson, GM engineers; Joe McHugh, Detroit manager, Parents; and Chuck Slattery, GM engineer.
NEW YORK: Hachette Filipacchi Magazines' Home celebrated its redesign with a reception at City Hall restaurant. There to admire the new look were (from l.) Jack Kliger, president-CEO, Hachette Filipacchi; Ira Tumpowsky, exec VP-director of media services, Ferrell-Calvillo; and Gale Steves, editor in chief, and