Post-It 30th anniversary billboard unveiling

From the Wall Street Journal:

“…3M Co., which is behind Post-it Notes, asked the actress Angela Kinsey to come to New York to unveil the world’s largest billboard made with Post-it Notes at Grand Central Terminal on Tuesday. By world’s largest, we mean 40 feet by 44 feet, 3,700 pounds and made of more than 100,000 Post-it Super Sticky Notes applied over the course of 320-plus hours. (Apparently someone did a lot of time-clocking.)

“Angela Kinsey is on ‘The Office.’ She’s a working mom and working moms are big users of Post-it Notes. They’re busy people and have to keep a lot of things organized,” said Lynne Looney, vice president of the 3M Consumer and Office Business.

Ms. Kinsey, who lives in Los Angeles, has been doing a lot of charity work related to office supplies lately. Recently, she and her “Office” cast mate Ellie Kemper went to a nearby Staples to donate school supplies for DoSomething.org.

“They just sort of coincided,” Ms. Kinsey said. “It’s the first time I’ve had two office-supply things at once. But they’re both about making sure kids are taken care of in school.”

“I’m also the Clairol Nice ‘n Easy girl, so I do get my glamorous moments too, mister,” Ms. Kinsey said. “I have no idea what the ‘Desperate Housewives’ get offered. I don’t want to say yes to everything, but I actually use Clairol and have touched up my roots. And I have a little message center with Post-its and pens. I also recycle paper. I use both sides of a note pad.””

Read full article: At Grand Central, Art Work Worth Noting

A few pictures from the event…

If you are, or will be in the New York City area you should stop by and check this out! It is located at Grand Central Terminal’s Vanderbilt Hall, 87 East 42nd Street, New York, NY 10017.

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