DETROIT: Audubon, celebrating its 100th anniversary, invited members of the Detroit advertising and marketing industries to a starlight cruise on Lake St. Clair. Among those enjoying the evening air were (l. to r.): Jim Fishman, publisher, Audubon; Chris Meyers, president, Laine Meyers; Denise Strasz, VP-media director, Campbell-Ewald; Steve Strasz; Carol Paruch, VP-account manager, Laine Meyers; and Lisa Gosselin, editor in chief, Audubon.
NEW YORK: Veurka in SoHo was the location for a party hosted by Seagram Americas' Absolut vodka to kick off the recent Urban World Film Festival. Attendees included (l. to r.): Jennifer Vaccaro, events manager-public relations, Absolut; filmmaker John Singleton; and Robin Jarrells, account exec, Manning, Selvage & Lee.
NEW YORK: Advertising Women of New York held its annual Career Cocktails Summer Bash at USA Today's offices. Among those attending were (l. to r.): Janet Smith, VP-advertising, and Jan Aglidoro, account coordinator, both of USA Today; Carolyn Ellison, senior brand manager, Schieffelin & Somerset Co.'s Tanqueray Sterling vodka and Tanqueray Mallacca gin; Mary Beth Wright, associate publisher, Family Fun; Glenn Rosenbloom, publisher, Family Fun and Disney Magazine; Celia Rao Visconti, VP-advertising, Tommy Hilfiger USA; Samatha Shankin, account supervisor, Y&R Advertising; and Renee V.H. Simons, VP-corporate marketing and communications, Chase Manhattan Bank.
NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y.: Golf Magazine hosted a golf outing at the Wykagyl Country Club to benefit the Ladies Professional Golf Association's Bonanni Scholarship, which provides an award to a junior golfer each year. Pictured on the links are (l. to r.): Jim Ritts, LPGA commissioner; Bob Schwartz, VP-director of marketing, and Brad Felenstein, VP-managing director, both of Golf Magazine Properties; and George Peper, senior VP-editor in chief, Golf Magazine.