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NEW YORK: To celebrate Fur Market Week, Elle co-hosted, with Saga Furs of Scandinavia, a gathering at Vandam restaurant in honor of manufacturers, retailers and designers in the fur industry. Surrounded by Saga Furs models wearing the marketer's latest fashions at the event was Elle Senior VP-Publisher Carl Portale.

LOS ANGELES: At the premiere of "Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me," sponsored by GQ, Publisher Tom Florio gets together with actress Heather Graham. Ms. Graham had a supporting role in the film, which stars Mike Myers, who appears on the cover of GQ's June Comedy Issue.

CHICAGO: Latina celebrated its third anniversary in style with a star-studded party at Nacional 27 restaurant here. Joining in the fun were (from l.): Sandra Guzman, editor in chief, and Christy Haubegger, publisher, both of Latina; UDV/Jose Cuervo's Stuart Kirby, whose company was the event's liquor sponsor; and Gina Pinos, promotions manager, and Gabriel Reyes, director of publicity, both of Latina.

NEW YORK: Goodby, Silverstein & Partners, San Francisco, received the $100,000 Grand Prize for Best Radio Commercial at the 1999 Radio-Mercury Awards, held at the Supper Club here. On hand at the ceremony were (from l.) Gary Fries, president-CEO, Radio Advertising Bureau, and co-chairman of the Radio Creative Fund Board of Directors, the governing body of the Radio-Mercury Awards; Goodby Copywriter Steve Dildarian, who accepted on behalf of the agency; emcee Isaac Hayes; Jim Thompson, president, Craven-Thompson Communications, also co-chairman of the Radio Creative Fund Board of Directors; and John Shaker, Senior VP-licensing, BMI.

NEW YORK: Civilization turned to United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan to edit its June/July issue, titled "How to Save Our World." A reception at the U.N. brought together (from l.) Mrs. Elie Wiesel; Mr. Annan; supermodel Iman; CBS Correspondent Lesley Stahl, who interviewed Mr. Annan for "60 Minutes"; Joe Armstrong, Senior VP-group publisher, and W. Randall Jones, CEO, both of Capital Publishing, which publishes Civilization; humanitarian Elie Wiesel; and Nan

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