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WASHINGTON: American Advertising Federation sponsored a symposium on government affairs at the Washington Court Hotel. Among those attending the recent conference were (l. to r.): Paul Atkinson, VP-advertising, The Wall Street Journal; Richard Schade, VP-central and national field sales, NBC, and chairman of AAF; and Wally Snyder, president-CEO, AAF.

NEW YORK: Hachette Filipacchi Magazines' Elle sponsored a reception for advertisers and the media at a new exhibit at Tibet House's gallery that drew, among others, Nathalie Marciano, creative director, Charles David Footwear; and Carl Portale, senior VP, Elle.

NEW YORK: The Association of National Advertisers sponsored The Forum for Family Friendly Programming at its own TV Advertising Forum held at the Plaza Hotel. Among the forum attendees (l. to r.): Robert Wehling, global marketing officer, Procter & Gamble Co.; Andrea Alstrup, VP-advertising, Johnson & Johnson; and John J. Sarsen Jr., president-CEO of ANA. Some ANA members are seeking to encourage the development of more TV programming deemed suitable for family viewing.

NEWPORT BEACH, CALIF.: The Orange County Advertising Federation honored three admen with the Cochrane Chase Lifetime Achievement Award at its annual awards show last month at the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Tennis Club. Pictured are (l. to r.): Denise Denison-Erkeneff, partner, R&D Graphics, and president of the adclub; comedian Doug E. Doug, who served as emcee; award winners Phil Salvati, president, Scott Montgomery, exec VP-executive creative director, and Ken Sakoda, exec VP-creative director, all of Bozell Worldwide; and Cochrane Chase (r.), retired founder of Cochrane Chase Livingston, for whom the award is named. Messrs. Salvati, Montgomery and Sakoda were the founders of Orange County shop Salvati, Montgomery, Sakoda.

DALLAS: The New York Times hosted a cocktail reception for the local advertising community at the Dallas Theater Center coinciding with the 12th annual Dallas Video Festival. Among those enjoying the evening were (l. to r.): Jouette Travis, media director, Focus Agency; Doug Latino, managing director, and Janice Sutton, account manager, both of the Times; actor Paul Reubens; actress Edie Adams; Jack Robberson, VP-worldwide account director, McCann-Erickson Worldwide; and Carole Robberson. Ms. Adams presented Mr. Reubens with the Ernie Kovacs Award for originality and development of TV art. The award is named after her

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