True American Hero Neil Armstrong Honored by Clear Channel Outdoor
Company Using its nearly 1000 Digital Billboards to Express Respect and Admiration for the First Man to Walk on the Moon
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Starting today, Clear Channel Outdoor will honor one of our nation’s greatest heroes and a man who lived a humble, yet heroic life, with a memorial on every one of the company’s 963 digital billboards in 37 different metropolitan areas – including Columbus and Cleveland in Mr. Armstrong’s home state of Ohio.
Starting today, Clear Channel Outdoor will honor one of our nation's greatest heroes with a memorial on every one of the company's 963 digital billboards in 37 different metropolitan areas. (Photo: Business Wire)
Neil Armstrong passed away on Saturday at his home in Cincinnati, Ohio. The memorial honors him using his most famous quote when he first stepped onto the moon; “One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” The memorial makes one small edit to honor Mr. Armstrong, “That’s one small step for a hero, one giant leap for mankind.”
“Neil Armstrong was a true American hero who inspired an entire generation to strive for great things and to be the best we can be,” said Rocky Sisson, Chief Revenue Officer for Clear Channel Outdoor. “We hope this small gesture to remember Neil Armstrong will help celebrate the remarkable life of this man and help inspire even more young people to reach for the stars.”
NOTE – a photo of the billboard creative is attached.
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Clear Channel Outdoor
Jim Cullinan, 212-812-0064
Source: Clear Channel Outdoor
Released August 28, 2012