People/Events/Accounts: News about Freeman, Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic, Global Lyme Alliance, and More

DALLAS: Brand experience agency Freeman has promoted Michelle Johnson to executive vice president. Johnson was previously senior vice president and chief information officer.

LOS ANGELES: The 10th annual Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic Los Angeles will take place October 5 at Will Rogers State Historic Park. 

For information on upcoming events in Los Angeles, visit Masterplanner: http://www.masterplanneronline.com/losangeles 

NEW YORK: Global Lyme Alliance’s fifth annual New York City Gala will take place October 10 at Cipriani 42nd Street. Lawrence Scott Events will produce the gala. 

Korean barbecue restaurant Hyun is now open in Midtown East. Helmed by restaurateur Jae Kim, the restaurant specializes in dishes made with Japanese A5 Wagyu beef. The restaurant seats 40 guests total, and it includes four private rooms that seat four people each and a larger private room that seats eight. 

Goosefeather, a restaurant helmed by chef Dale Talde, has opened in the Tarrytown House Estate. The venue specializes in Hong Kong cuisine, with a focus on noodles, Cantonese barbecue, and dumplings. The restaurant, which is available for private events, offers four separate dining rooms and seats 180 guests total. 

For information on upcoming events in New York, visit Masterplanner: http://www.masterplanneronline.com/newyork 

SAN DIEGO: Sommelier Jesse Rodriguez is the new strategic director of wine and spirits at Fast Forward, a public relations, event production, and experiential marketing agency based in San Diego. 

TORONTO: The fourth annual Holiday Fair in the Square will run December 7-23 at Nathan Phillips Square. The event, which supports Epilepsy Toronto, features more than 70 gift vendors and 20 food merchants.

With contributions from Claire Hoffman in Los Angeles and Beth Kormanik, Michele Laufik, and Ian Zelaya in New York.

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