Here’s one way to get publicity for yourself and your public relations firm: Get elected to the state legislature, and then sponsor a state resolution honoring your own history of general awesomeness.
That’s what Tennessee Rep. Jon Lundberg — owner of the Nashville PR firm The Corporate Image — has done with the state's House Joint Resolution 295. The super-self-congratulatory resolution, which according to the Nashville Scene, is now ready for the governor’s signature, begins like this:
A RESOLUTION to honor and commend the owners and employees of The Corporate Image on the occasion of the company’s 20th anniversary.
WHEREAS, it is fitting that the members of this General Assembly should salute those citizens who through their extraordinary efforts have distinguished themselves as business leaders of whom we can all be proud; and
WHEREAS, the owners and employees of The Corporate Image are many such noteworthy persons, who recently celebrated the company’s 20th Anniversary; and WHEREAS, The Corporate Image, Inc., is the largest media/public relations firm in the Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia region; and
WHEREAS, current president, Jon C. Lundberg, founded The Corporate Image on March 2, 1993, in Virginia and relocated to Bristol, Tennessee, in 1995...