NEW YORK: Gigante Vaz Partners celebrated its tenth anniversary with a party at the Puck Building for clients and friends of the agency, with entertainment by Buster Poindexter's big band. Enjoying the festivities are (l. to r.): Paul Gigante, founder=creative director, Gigante Vaz; Buster Poindexter; and Maddie Vaz, founder-account services, Gigante Vaz.
CHICAGO: The Chicago Magazine Association held its fifth annual Vanguard Awards presentation luncheon at the Sheraton Chicago Hotel. The awards are given for excellence in the use of magazines. This year's winners were (l. to r.): Carol McDonald, VP-print media manager, DDB Needham Worldwide; Tony Schlax, associate media director, Starcom USA; John Engberg, manager-media and interactive communications, Kohler Co.; and Ruby Anix, director of advertising and media, Pillsbury Co.
dWASHINGTON: Parade hosted an event at the Library of Congress to celebrate the launch of National Youth Service Day that drew (l. to r.): Elizabeth Fehily, director, AT&T Corp.'s AT&T Cares & Pioneers; Walter Anderson, editor, Parade; Steve Culbertson, president-CEO, Youth Service America; and Mitzi Vaimberg, VP, AT&T Foundation.
NEW YORK: Earle Palmer Brown's Women's Insights Group hosted a luncheon at Maloney & Porcelli for marketers to present a preview of a Yankelovich Partners/Self study of how women consumers see themselves. On hand for the presentation were (l. to r.): Beth Fuchs Brenner, publisher, Self; Jonathan Frattoroli, managing partner, EPB; Ann Clurman, partner, Yankelovich Partners; Jeb Brown, CEO, EPB; and Susan Palombo, senior VP-group director, Women's