Today Is Pat’s Day (Not To Be Confused With St. Pat’s Day)

Today is Pat Fallon Day in Minneapolis.
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In recognition of Pat Fallon’s years of hard work helping to build and cultivate the advertising industry in Minnesota, Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak has proclaimed March 25, 2010 to be ‘Pat Fallon Day’ in the city of Minneapolis.
The co-founder of Fallon McElligott Rice (now known as Fallon Worldwide), Pat Fallon often is credited with establishing the vibrant, competitive and creative ad industry in the nation’s heartland.
Currently Fallon’s chairman emeritus, Pat spends much of his time today nurturing company culture, serving as a brand ambassador, coaching young people and consulting on client business.



About David Burn

I wrote my first ad for a political candidate when I was 17 years old. She won her race and I felt the seductive power of advertising for the first time. Today—after working for seven agencies in five states—I am head of brand strategy and creative at Bonehook in Portland, Oregon.