A holiday "soft" networking party is planned for Wednesday, Dec. 5, from 5:30-8:30 p.m., sponsored by Women in Communications Inc.'s Utah chapter.

The professional social will be held at Jones/Gatchell Creative Communications (Clark Leaming Design Building), 375 W. 200 South, Suite 200. There is no charge. For further information call Barbara Shelley, University of Utah Public Relations, 581-7975.WICI is one of the nation's oldest and largest communications organizations, with more than 12,200 members active in print and broadcast journalism, public relations, advertising, magazines, business communications, marketing, video, film, graphics, photography and communications education and law.

The Utah chapter of WICI, with 45 members, sponsors monthly meetings and monitors First Amendment free-speech issues.