NEW YORK: Miller Publishing Group's Spin hosted a cocktail party at the Ben Sherman Showroom, along with Hard Yakka and Acupuncture, called Collective NY Designer Show. Hoisting a glass are Steve Klein (l.), creative director, Ben Sherman; and Mike Fish, fashion advertising director, Spin.
BEVERLY HILLS, CALIF.: The Family Friendly Programming Forum recognized actors and TV series with its second annual Family Television Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel last week. Among the celebrants (from l.): Bill Cella, exec VP-broadcast and programming, McCann-Erickson Worldwide, New York; Robert Wehling, global marketing officer, Procter & Gamble Co.; Andrea Alstrup, corporate VP-advertising, Johnson & Johnson; Robin Webster, exec VP, Association of National Advertisers; and Irwin Gotlieb, chairman-CEO, WPP Group's MindShare.
BOSTON: Ed Eskandarian (l.), CEO, Arnold Communications, and Steve Howe (r.), VP-advertising at The Wall Street Journal, congratulate Ron Lawner, managing partner and chief creative officer at Arnold, on his selection by the Journal for inclusion in its ongoing "Creative Leaders" ad campaign.
PHILADELPHIA: George and the Creative Coalition hosted a fund-raiser at the Kenneth Cole Store for the Michael J. Fox Foundation during the Republican National Convention. Attendees included (from l.): George P. Bush; Dan Lagani, VP-publisher, George; and Jack Kliger, president-CEO, Hachette Filipacchi Magazines.