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NEW YORK Advertising Week in New York City wasn't all panel discussions and icon parades. Guests started off the week with a luncheon at The Pierre and a VIP reception at Gracie Mansion.

DDB Chairman Keith Reinhard with McDonald's Corp.'s Chief Creative Officer Marlena Peleo-Lazar and Global Creative Director Joe Talcott at Gracie Mansion.

Tom Bernardin, president of Leo Burnett Worldwide, and Linda Wolf, chairman-CEO of Leo Burnett, at Gracie Mansion.

Ruth Ayres, chief marketing officer of Lowe, New York, and Susan Cantor, president of Lowe, New York, at Gracie Mansion.

BBDO Worldwide President-CEO Andrew Robertson at the Gracie Mansion reception.

Brian Buckley, director for Hungry Man, and Teressa Iezzi, editor of Creativity, at Creativity's No Spot Short Film Festival.

O. Burtch Drake, Four A's president and president-CEO of Advertising Week, Jon Mandel, chairman of MediaCom U.S. and chief global buying officer for MediaCom Worldwide, Ed Meyer, chairman-CEO of Grey Global Group, and Ad Age Group VP-Publisher Jill Manee at Gracie Mansion.

Ron Berger, CEO-New York and San Francisco of Euro RSCG Worldwide and Advertising Week vice chairman, chats with Ken Kaess, president-CEO of DDB Worldwide and Advertising Week chairman, at the Stars of Madison Ave. luncheon.

Linda Sawyer, managing partner-chief operating officer, Deutsch, and Michael Roth, chairman of Interpublic Group of Cos. at Gracie Mansion.

Actress Bernadette Peters, Renee V. H. Simons, managing director of J. P. Morgan Chase, and model and actress Christie Brinkley at the Stars of Madison Ave. luncheon.

Wenda Harris Millard, chief sales officer of Yahoo, and Jerry Shereshewsky, ambassador plenipotentiary to Madison Ave. for Yahoo, at the Stars of Madison Ave. luncheon.

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