RYE, N.Y.: American Express Publishing Corp.'s Travel & Leisure Golf hosted its Luxury Marketers Golf Experience at the Westchester Country Club recently. One foursome took a break for the camera (from l.): TV journalist Maurice DuBois; Mike Silverman, director of golf and tennis, City of New York Parks & Recreation; Harry Hurt III, executive editor, T&L Golf; and Roswell Brayton Jr., president, Woolrich.
NEW YORK: Crain's New York Business, an Advertising Age sibling, toasted its 15th anniversary with a party at Bryant Park Grill. Wishing the weekly continued success are (from l.): Michael L. Roth, chairman-CEO, Mony Group; James D. Robinson III, general partner, RRE Ventures; Alair Townsend, publisher, CNYB; and Robert Tisch, co-chairman, Loews Corp.
AUGUSTA, GA.: USA Today hosted advertisers at the Masters golf tournament (seated, from l.): Richard Kostyra, president, Media First International; Nancy Wiese, director, worldwide marketing communications, Xerox Corp.; Stephen Graham, VP-marketing communications worldwide, AT&T Corp.; and Terry McIntyre, sports marketing director, USA Today; (standing): Stephen Block, division manager-brand and interactive advertising and corporate identity, AT&T; Lori Erdos, VP-advertising sales, USA Today; and Peter Tovar, VP-national ad manager, Merrill Lynch & Co.
NEW YORK: The Advertising Club of New York held a gala awards luncheon at Cipriani's in honor of Advertising Age's
i-marketer of the year, America Online. The luncheon featured a panel discussion titled "The Future Unplugged." Attendees included (from l.): Laura Hulke, manager-business development, New York Times Digital; J.G. Sandom, president-marketing, Rapp Digital; Jill Manee, publisher, and Brad Johnson, Interactive editor, both of Ad Age; Sadhana Joliet, senior producer, Yahoo! Everywhere; and Tom Flournoy, director of wireless development, Weather.com.