NEW YORK: Fortune and the National Urban League co-hosted a luncheon themed "The New Black Power" in the auditorium of the Time & Life Building. Among those attending were (l. to r.): Byron Lewis, chairman-CEO, UniWorld Group; Norman Pearlstine, editor in chief, Time Inc.; Kim Green, senior VP, Aon Risk Services; Roy Johnson, editor at large, Fortune; John Utendahl, president-CEO, Utendahl Capital Partners; and Vikki Pryor, former senior VP-customer operations and service, Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Massachusetts.
SAN FRANCISCO: Red Sky Interactive hosted a chili and mariachi housewarming party to celebrate its move to new quarters and the appointment of its new president. In attendance were (l. to r.): Joel Hladecek, creative director, and Quincy Yu, president-chief operating officer, both of Red Sky; Greg Pritchard, creative director, Rainoldi Kerzner Radcliffe; Sansome Abby V. Briaroaks, top dog, and Tim Smith, founder and CEO, both of Red Sky; and Tom Watson, vice chairman, Diversified Agency Services unit of Omnicom Group.
LOS ANGELES: Association of Independent Commercial Producers hosted an evening at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art that featured a screening of 58 spots honored by AICP this year. Pictured after the show are (l. to r.): Bob Coleman, president, 525 Post; Steve Tobenkin, senior VP-director of broadcast production, D'Arcy Masius Benton & Bowles, Los Angeles; Toni Saarinen, owner, Saarinen & Associates; and Frank Scherma, executive producer, @radical.media, and chairman of AICP.
SCARSDALE, N.Y.: Scarsdale Country Club was the site of a recent golf outing for advertisers hosted by Business Week. Swapping stories after playing a round were (l. to r.): Bill Kupper, senior VP-advertising sales director, Business Week; Tom O'Rourke, senior VP-marketing, CIT Group; Jim Sargent, media manager, Rolex Watch USA; and Bruce Kostic, consumer advertising manager, Business Week.
WASHINGTON: American Business Press' second Washington Forum drew members of the association from around the country to the Willard Hotel to hear addresses on government policies effecting the publishers. Included among the attendees were (l. to r.): Keith Crain, chairman, Crain Communications, and chairman of the ABP Washington legal committee; U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah (D., Pa.); and Gordon T. Hughes II, president, ABP.
LOS ANGELES: Parade Publications' react hosted a party for advertising and agency executives at Warner Bros.' studio in Hollywood. Toasting the magazine were (l. to r.): Kathy Cully, VP-management supervisor, Kovel Kresser; Bunny Fensterheim, VP-advertising, react; Jack Kliger, exec VP, Parade Publications; and Dot DiLorenzo, exec VP-account services, Western International Media.