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SOUTHFIELD, MICH.: Cable Advertising Representatives Society held a breakfast at the Skyline Club that featured Tim Blett (second l.), president of automotive, W.B. Doner & Co., as speaker. Flanking Mr. Blett are (l. to r.): Gary Merrifield, VP-national sales manager, Comedy Central; Brian Janks, VP-Detroit sales, Fox Family Channel, and president of CARS; and Jon Stitle, VP-director of Detroit region, A&E Networks.

NEW YORK: Outside hosted advertisers for a novel get-together, a sunset sea kayak tour of the Hudson River. Poised paddlers included (l. to r.): Bruce Jackson, senior VP-group media director, Ammirati Puris Lintas; Amy Anzel, Sony Music Entertainment; Art Freeman, account exec, Renegade Marketing Group; Robert Feiner, senior account manager, Outside; Victor Ruvelo, partner-assistant media director, Ogilvy & Mather; John Fales, Eastern advertising director, Outside; and Robert Bethge, VP-marketing director, Datek Online.

NEW YORK: Premiere threw a party for advertisers at the Guggenheim Museum SoHo to celebrate the monthly's October issue. Attending the soiree were (l. to r.): Steve Aaron, senior VP-publisher, and James B. Meigs, VP-editor in chief, both of Premiere; actress Janet Leigh; and actor Charlton Heston.

CHICAGO: Newsweek hosted a luncheon, followed by a trip to Wrigley Field to catch, figuratively speaking, Cubs slugger Sammy Sosa during his quest for the home run title. Waiting for the first ball to be thrown out were (l. to r.): George Will, contributing editor, and Carolyn Wall, publisher, Newsweek; and Ron Cox, group VP-marketing, Wm. Wrigley Jr. Co.

CHICAGO: Southern Progress Corp. hosted a party for the Chicago media and ad community at the Museum of Contemporary Art. Taking a brief break from the festivities were (l. to r.): David Seabolt, account manager, Cooking Light; Jack Brown, exec VP, Leo Burnett USA; Tom Angelillo, CEO, Southern Progress Corp.; and Kristin Cusack, assistant account exec, Jean Donovan, VP-account director, and Scott Patterson, VP-account director, Burnett.

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