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NEW YORK: Carlo Vittorini (l.), chairman of Parade Publications and publisher of Parade and React, presented a check for $10,000 to Steven Culbertson, president-CEO of Youth Service America, to support the 11th annual National Youth Service Day, a celebration of the volunteer efforts of millions of young Americans nationwide. Parade and React are the official publications of the observance, which takes place this year on April 16 and 17 in more than 3,000 communities across the country.

NEW YORK: After more than 40 years in the ad business, Lord Group Chairman Dick Lord (l.) decided it was time to retire. At a party at the agency's office here, Mr. Lord is feted by CEO Jim Hood. During his career Mr. Lord created some of the industry's most memorable advertising, including IBM's "Little Tramp" character.

NEW YORK: Catherine Viscardi Johnston, exec VP of Conde Nast Publications and a recent breast cancer survivor, was honored at the National Alliance of Breast Cancer Organizations' "Celebrate Life" luncheon held at the Marriott Marquis. On hand were (l. to r.): Suzanne Grimes, publisher, Women's Sports & Fitness; Mitchell Fox, VP-publisher, Vanity Fair; Terry McGrath, exec VP, PGR*Media; Beth Fuchs Brenner, publisher, Self; Gina Sanders, publisher, Gourmet; Ms. Johnston; Richard Beckman, VP-publisher, Vogue; and Muriel Gonzalez, senior VP-marketing, Estee Lauder.

NEW YORK: At the opening of an exhibition of vintage photography celebrating "Bathing Beauties & Ice Queens: A History of Women Swimming & Ice Skating in New York City Parks," sponsored by Gruner & Jahr's Fitness, were (l. to r.): Sarah Mahoney, editor in chief, Fitness; Henry Stern, commissioner, New York City Parks Department; and Diane Bulmer, publisher, Fitness.

BOCA RATON, FLA.: Catching some rays during the Cosmetic, Toiletry & Fragrance Association's annual meeting here were (l. to r.): Linda Horowitz; Laura McEwen, publisher, New Woman; Christine Fellingham, beauty director, New Woman; Carol Schuler Derrico, VP-communications & creative service, Clarins USA; and Peter

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