ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (CBSNewYork) – A New Jersey man whose sons put up a billboard wishing him a happy birthday is showing off one of his own.
Chris Ferry, of Linwood, celebrated his 62nd birthday last month. His sons, Chris and Mike, who live in Florida, paid for a billboard outside Atlantic City that said, “Wish my dad happy birthday. Love, your sons” and showed his face and phone number.READ MORE: Stimulus Check Update: When Could Another Economic Relief Payment Arrive?
Ferry said he received more than 250,000 calls.READ MORE: Wife Of Top Cuomo Aide Shows Support On Social Media For Governor's Latest Sexual Harassment Accuser
Now, he wants to thank his well-wishers. He put up a billboard, reading “Thank you for the birthday wishes – over 250,000 calls worldwide.”
Ferry ended up changing his phone number.MORE NEWS: Road To Reopening: Prudential Center Set To Welcome Fans Back For Devils-Islanders Game
“I’m going with it, having a good time,” he told CBS2’s Meg Baker last month.