Saratoga Springs, N.Y.: Harper's and Absolut vodka hosted a reception here to benefit Yaddo, a local artists' retreat. Shown at the historic Saratoga racetrack are Rick MacArthur (l.), president and publisher of Harper's; Sydney Stinson, New York manager for Absolut; and Peter Kendall, Harper's associate publisher.
New York: Charlotte DeFuria (c.), account manager, Cooking Light, welcomes Pam Rachal (l.), media supervisor, and Jennifer Malley, media planner, BBDO, to the publication's "interactive mobile magazine,"dubbed "Ask Cooking Light." It was visiting New York on a national tour.
Santa Monica, Calif.: At a party to celebrate the opening of the Los Angeles office of KSL Media were (from l.) Ricky Kohn, senior VP, Fox Broadcasting; Kal S. Liebowitz, president and owner of KSL; and Pam Warren, KSL senior VP-media director.
Highland Park, Ill.: TV Guide Western Ad Director Rob Margolis (l.) and Midwest Manager Sally Preston share some Tex-Mex fare with Tim Calkins, brand manager, Kraft, at a picnic TV Guide hosted for Kraft folks prior to a Lyle Lovett concert at Ravinia.
New York: Jay Madigan (2nd l.), retiring as VP-corporate communications for Chubb Group of Insurance Cos., was toasted at IL Toscanaccio restaurant by, among others, Dave Carey (l.), publisher, Conde Nast House & Garden; Benta Strong, account manager, Worth; and Richard Beckman, publisher, Conde Nast Traveler.
New York: Katz Radio Group hosted a party for MCI and agency Messner Vetere Berger McNamee Schmetterer to salute their continuing support of radio. Here Greg White, marketing coordinator for KRG Dimensions, Katz's marketing arm, poses with a trio from the Messner Vetere media department (from l.): Jacqueline Murphy, Mia Mariano and Hillary Vonckx.
New York: Actress Bernadette Peters (c.) taped a PSA for the "Race to Deliver" run Oct. 22 to benefit God's Love We Deliver, which provides meals to homebound AIDS victims. With her are (from l.) Patrick Taylor, communication's director, Men's Health; Kay Mitchell, development director of God's Love We Deliver; Mike Feuling, assistant VP-marketing, Polo Brand Group; and Lois Mander, VP-public relations, Ralph Lauren Fragrances.
New York: TV personality Regis Philbin (r.) was guest of honor at a Good Housekeeping reception to celebrate his new book, "I'm Only One Man." With him here (from l.): Alan Waxenberg, VP-publisher, Good Housekeeping; Laura Sonnenfeld, GH sales rep; Melissa Campbell, media planner, Ogilvy & Mather; and Carol Melone, associate media director, O&M.