Nord Stern Chronicles
Snapshots of Nord Stern’s very rich history

Great Porsche Ads Volume 1

Great Porsche Ads Volume 1

I previously wrote about Minneapolis ad agency Fallon's work for Porsche between 1987 and 1993. You can find those here and here. Over the next several weeks I will share some of their ground breaking work. Enjoy! And please comment below. Thanks to Fred Senn for his...

Nord Stern History Post 47 – Jeff Bluhm Honored

Jeff Bluhm was recently honored at a luncheon with Board Members Chip Smith and Roger Johnson for his 17 years as Nord Stern Treasurer.   It was most appropriate for Chip Smith to make the presentation as it was Chip that got Jeff involved with the club....

Nord Stern History Post 46 – Vic Elford

Nord Stern History Post 46 – Vic Elford

Vic Elford passed away yesterday at age 86. An Englishman by birth but a Florida resident since the mid-80s. There is a Nord Stern connection in that we had Vic as a dinner speaker in January 2002 (there is typo in the above image). I volunteered to pick him up at the...

Nord Stern History Post 45 – Carmichael Lynch Video

Nord Stern History Post 45 – Carmichael Lynch Video

Of all the great work Carmichael-Lynch did when working with Nord Stern, this is my absolute favorite piece. It is a 2 minute video that Nord Stern helped produce. From 2007. Standard practice In the advertising business the client will put their business up "for...

Nord Stern History Post 44 – Guest Speakers

Nord Stern History Post 44 – Guest Speakers

While listening to 2020 IMSA LMP2 Champion Patrick Kelly last Saturday night at Nord Stern's Green Flag Party, I reflected on what an incredible collection of guest speakers that have graced Nord Stern over many years. Patrick Kelly's story might be the most...