Big doings Thursday, March 28, at the annual Neal Awards sponsored by the country's leading business publications of the ABP. Featured speaker, former White House press secretary Marlin Fitzwater. It's at the Millennium Broadway Hotel in Manhattan and we'll be there.
Publisher Jeff Ward reports Cooking Light magazine is starting the year in great shape, with first quarter ad pages up 10%, 170 pages this year to 155 last. Doug Crichton's the editor.
That very clever fellow Marvin Shanken named a new prez for his communications company, Robert Beleson. He'd been with Playboy Enterprises and earlier worked at Ogilvy, at General Foods and for Remy Martin Amerique. A votre sante!
Have breakfast at the Harvard Club in Manhattan Wednesday, March 20, where Working Mother mag hosts a face-off between top Wall Street pros like Mickey Siebert and Michael Metz against gifted amateurs the "Beardstown Ladies." They'll talk (argue?) about "growing your nest egg."
Lauren Hutton and Cynthia Rowley chair the Sunday Night Supper (March 31) event in which 150 NY restaurants donate chunks of their proceeds to "God's Love We Deliver," the marvelous charity that delivers hot meals year round to homebound folks with AIDS.
At Bon Appetit they promoted Carolyn Kremins to ad director.
John Fairchild retiring to Fla.? Or just cosying up to Disney? John's made three or four inspection tours of an exceedingly posh new private community put up by Holt, Renfrew of Canada at Windsor, Fla., on the Indian River an hour or less from Orlando and his new Disney owners.