NEW YORK: St. Pius V High School hosted its Hometown Heroes Awards at the Leisure Time Bowling Center recently. Joining St. Pius Principal Sr. Mary Jo Lynch (c.) are hero honorees (l. to r.) Caroline Jones, president, Caroline Jones Inc.; Rochelle Udell, outgoing editor, Self; Camille McDonald, president, Parfums Givenchy; and Ken Wallace, senior VP-sales, E-Greetings.
ST. LOUIS: A recent Advertising Club of St. Louis meeting featured an address by Jeff Goodby (c.), co-chairman and creative director of San Francisco's Goodby, Silverstein & Partners. Among the crowd at Sidney Street Place were (l. to r.): Kipp Monroe, VP-creative director, Waylon Advertising; Betsy Heck, senior manager-public communications, Anheuser-Busch; Maureen Umlauf, Midwest sales manager, Cinema Billboard Network; and Michael Hutchinson, chief creative officer, Hughes Group.
CHICAGO: U.S. News & World Report held a reception for advertisers and agency folk in Grant Park at the opening of the recent Nuveen Champions tennis tournament. Attendees included (l. to r.): Jeff Ahl, associate publisher, U.S. News; Joy Wingren, senior VP, Kemper Lesnik Communications; Maria Capua, media supervisor, Starcom USA; Cindy Grant, associate media director, and Diedre Wooden, media supervisor, both of Draft Worldwide; and Paul Kissane, Midwest manager, U.S. News.
NEW YORK: Weider Publications' Men's Fitness sponsored a "racing school" at the Meadowlands for advertisers that concluded with teams driving in a mock Grand Prix event. Among those preparing to start their engines (l. to r.): Gregg Lubba, advertising director, Men's Fitness; Kevin Downey, senior art director, and Chuck Davidson, VP-creative director, both of Movado Corp.; race car driver Zak Brown, whose Porsche competes in the American Le Mans series; Robert Austin, director of marketing communications, Volvo Cars of North America; and James