“Pure Michigan” to change name to “Pure Snow”

April 1, 2014

Rick-Snyder-announces-Pure-Snow

APRIL 1, 2014 - LANSING, MI Governor Rick Snyder traveled to Ishpeming in the Upper Peninsula to announce to a crowd of media, dignitaries and frozen-in-place Michiganders that effective immediately, the “Pure Michigan” tourism campaign will be re-branded as “Pure Snow”.

“Who are we kidding?” Gov. Snyder asked. “Winter 2014 was like something out of the latest Thor movie (which coincidentally cost less to make than this year’s snow plowing bill). Pure Michigan has served the state well for years, but even though it looks like we’re in the clear now - in another six months, it’s back to winter again!”

The state’s $8.4 million dollar re-branding effort will seek to market travel by snowmobilers, skiers and “people without a brain in their head.” The State rock will now be “ice”, the State capital will now be Pellston, the “Ice Box of the North”, the State motto will be “If you seek a pleasant peninsula, what the heck are you doing here?” and the State animal will now be “frozen in a snowdrift”.

 

 

7 Responses to ““Pure Michigan” to change name to “Pure Snow””

  1. broccoliisgoodforyou Says:

    Happy April Fool’s Day to you too, Andy! Thanks for the laughs!

  2. Trina Says:

    Ha/Ha Love it!

  3. Tattie Bellucci Says:

    Ohhhhhhh. I was so bummed. Got me!

  4. Heather Says:

    Good one :) :)

  5. Karen I. Webb Says:

    April Fool ! ! ! ! ! ! ! Date: Tue, 1 Apr 2014 13:08:34 +0000 To: kareniwebb@hotmail.com

  6. Ron Howard Says:

    Loved your comments!!


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