The Birthday Billboard Dad
I Saw It On a Billboard
It’s Just a Birthday Billboard
A $2,000 Atlantic City billboard with Interstate Outdoor Advertising has gone viral, evoking worldwide wishes. Two brothers bought their father, Chris Ferry, a static billboard as birthday card. The reaction went nuts.
Sons, Michael and Christopher Ferry, “We thought it was going to be a local joke, people would call,” “I guess when we put it on social media, that’s when it really started going crazy.”
when we put it on social media, that’s when it really started going crazy.”
Dad, Chris Ferry, said, “Thursday morning, I got a text that said ‘Happy Birthday,’ and I said, ‘Who’s this?’” The reply, “‘Nick.’ ‘Nick who?’ ‘Oh, you don’t know me.’ ‘How do you know it’s my birthday?’ ‘I read it on a billboard.’”
Dad’s face is on a #billboard, with the message, ‘Wish My Dad Happy Birthday.’ Listing his cell number, his phone has been blowing up.
“Happy birthday, Chris, you raised some good kids,” one text read.
Between texts, calls and messages online, he’s received thousands of birthday wishes and is recognized when he goes out. “I’ve received texts from all over the world, as far as the Philippines, Kenya, Luxembourg. It’s been crazy.”
Not crazy if you know #OOH.