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DENVER/Dec. 19 The Denver Advertising Federation is accepting submissions for its Ad Show Awards. Early entries are due Dec. 19, with a final deadline of Jan. 11. For information, visit www.myadclub.com/daf.

PHOENIX/Dec. 20The Phoenix Advertising Club will hold its Holiday Buffet and Gala with San Francisco comedian Dan St. Paul at the Phoenix Country Club at 11:30 a.m. For information, visit www.phoenixadclub.org.

NEW YORK/Dec. 28Adweek magazine is accepting entries for the top TV commercials of 2001. The Best Spots of 2001 winners, selected by Adweek editors, will be announced on Feb. 4. The deadline for entries is Dec. 28. For complete details on entry requirements, contact managing director Nancy Sobel at (646) 654-5218 or nsobel@adweek.com.

PORTLAND/Jan. 23The Portland Adver tising Federation presents “The Spirit Keeper,” featuring Nike evangelist Kevin Carroll, who will discuss how one person can affect corporate culture. The program will be held from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Wieden + Kennedy office. To register, visit www.portlandadfed.com.