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NEW YORK: The Adclub of New York, along with 31 publishing companies, raised money to help New York City students interested in pursuing a career in advertising at Media Action, a fund-raiser held at the Rainbow Room. Enjoying the festivities were (l. to r.): Mike Drexler, president, BJK&E Media, and honorary chairman of the event; Larry Levy, VP-director of corporate advertising, Chase Manhattan Bank; Lori Spano-Erdos, director of Northeast advertising sales, USA Today; Charles Millard, president of economic development for New York City; and Joanne Davis, managing partner, Bozell Worldwide, and president of the Adclub of New York.

WASHINGTON: Out-of-home media company TDI announced a three-month, pro bono bus poster campaign with the help of Tipper Gore (2nd. l.), mental health policy adviser to President Clinton. Displaying the finished poster ad from the CBS outdoor unit are (l. to r.): Jodi Yegelwel, senior VP, TDI; Steve M. Mirin, medical director, American Psychiatric Association; and artist Max Ferguson, who created the artwork for the campaign, "Mental Illness Should Not Be Faced Alone."

NEW YORK: The opportunity to honor new inductees to the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame drew members of the advertising community to a ceremony at the Waldorf-Astoria. Joining inductee Joe Walsh (2nd l.) of the Eagles are (l. to r.): Steve Dusenberry, senior VP-group creative director; Debbie Klonk, senior art director; and Jeff Drooger, senior VP-producer, all of BBDO in Chicago.

SCOTTSDALE, ARIZ.: The Boulders resort was the site of Forbes' Sports Legends Leadership Forum, which drew sports enthusiasts to the links, including (l. to r.): David Forgione, director of advertising, Forbes; Stephen Giovanisci, VP-public affairs, Atlantic Richfield Co.; David Bilotti, director of corporate communication, computer software company QAD Inc.; and Rene Lachmann, third base coach for the St. Louis Cardinals.

NEW YORK: Cosmopolitan hosted a luncheon for media directors recently at Le Cirque 2000. Preparing to enjoy the magazine's hospitality were (l. to r.) Robert Giacomino, senior VP-media director, Grey Advertising; Charlie Rutman, senior VP-group media director, D'Arcy Masius Benton & Bowles; Audrey Siegel, senior partner, director-print U.S., J. Walter Thompson USA; Donna Kalajian, senior VP-publisher, Cosmopolitan; Steve Farella, senior VP-director, North American media operations, DMB&B; and Richard Hamilton, CEO, Zenith Media.

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