Congrats to C-SPAN’s Brian Lamb, who tied the knot last week in a secret DC ceremony. The bride is a friend from his hometown of Lafayette, IN, reports the NY Daily News. — Food Network sponsored the opening breakfast of Ad Week, being held this week in NYC. Tony the Tiger, the Doublemint Twins and Charlie Tuna hobnobbed with winners of Food’s "The Next Food Network Star" competition. — Comcast was the judicial sponsor for the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s DC legislative conference Sept. 21-24. More than 20K people showed up for 70+ sessions. — SCTE’s Desert, San Diego and S CA chapters are sponsoring broadband technology conference "SoCal Show," Oct 11-13, Ontario, CA. Registration is $20/day for SCTE members and $25 for non-members. For more: — The finals of The Golf Channel’s "Drive, Chip & Putt" competition for kids7-14 had a poignant coda over the weekend in Orlando, FL. The winner of the 9-10 division, Alessandra Kutz, dedicated the win to her father, who was recently deployed to Iraq. As is tradition, Golf will show the competition on Thanksgiving Day, noon ET.

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