When it comes to summer in Michigan, the weather is amazing. These 10 summer destinations are something to see! So, get your bags packed and hop in the car with friends and family to enjoy a slice of Pure Michigan.

Charlevoix 

Charlevoix The Beautiful certainly holds up to it’s name. Surrounded by three bodies of clear blue water (Lake Charlevoix, Round Lake and Lake Michigan), Charlevoix attracts tourism from all over the world. The downtown district offers an array of boutiques, ice cream and fudge shops, and restaurants. The Charlevoix City Marina fills with boats of all sizes, while the nearby splash pad and band shell entertains the guests. Visit the many sandy beaches, including the 125 year old train depot and flower garden located at Depot Beach. Bike trails, parks, fisheries, the community skate park are only a few of the additional activities in Charlevoix. Plan your visit today!

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Holler if you’re ready for some summer nights! We are excited to announce the nine bands that will be performing this summer at the LaFontaine Family Amphitheater located at 345 W Liberty St, Milford, MI 48381. Its more than just a concert, it’s a summer night in northern Michigan. Please join us starting June 10th with the Music Festival starting at 11 A.M. – 11 P.M. Continue Reading…

This month we are celebrating 30 Days Of Dad at LaFontaine to show our appreciation to all fathers on Father’s Day. Since Father’s Day is near, let’s show dad how much you love him and his ride. Here are the top 10 gift ideas for your car-loving dad this Father’s Day!

1. Ztylus Stinger USB Emergency Escape Tool – $22.00

Ztylus Stinger USB Emergency Escape Tool

The Ztylus tool has multiple uses including life-saving USB car charger, spring loaded glass breaker, razor sharp seat belt cutter, quick charge USB and its always within reach.

2. Logitech ZeroTouch Phone Mount – $30.00

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Zerotouch is the only car mount with voice control and Alexa integration. ZeroTouch allows you to be hands free in-car connectivity solution to your digital world. Continue Reading…

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Carlito Mojica
LaFontaine Automotive Group
248-887-4747
LaFontaine Ford of Birch Run
11661 S. Beyer Rd. Birch Run MI 48415

Birch Run, MI – April/13/2017LaFontaine Automotive Group is pleased to announce the newest member of the Family Deal: LaFontaine Ford of Birch Run. The brand new, state-of-the-art dealership is located on 19 acres along I-75, between Shiawassee Harley Davidson and Birch Run Expo Center.

LaFontaine Ford Birch Run is very proud to be recognized as the Ford Motor Company’s only Gold LEED Certified dealership in the world. LEED, or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, is a certification program through the U.S. Green Building Council for buildings and communities that guides their design, construction, operations and maintenance toward sustainability. It’s based on prerequisites and credits that a project meets to achieve a certification level: Certified, Silver, Gold and Platinum. The LaFontaine Automotive Group has achieved LEED Certification in four storefronts: Gold Certified Cadillac Buick GMC of Highland, Gold Certified Ford of Birch Run, Silver Certified Volkswagen of Dearborn, and Silver Certified Chevrolet of Dexter. The LaFontaine family is proud to participate in this program and remains committed to ensuring their facilities are designed with a positive customer experience in mind, all while being extremely environmentally and resource efficient.
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Carlito Mojica
LaFontaine Automotive Group
248-887-4747

LaFontaine Ford of Birch Run
11661 N. Beyer Rd. Birch Run MI 48415

Birch Run, MI – December 4, 2016 – LaFontaine Automotive Group is pleased to announce the opening of a new state-of-the-art Ford facility in Birch Run. The new facility, is located on 19 acres along I-75, between Shiawassee Harley Davidson and the Birch Run Expo Center.

LaFontaine Ford of Birch Run Exterior BuildingThe community has been anxiously awaiting the arrival of the LaFontaine Ford Birch Run dealership. The 34,000 square foot building is aspiring to be a Silver or Gold rated Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) facility, complimenting their existing Gold LEED Cadillac/Buick/GMC location in Highland, as well as their Silver LEED Chevrolet in Dexter and Volkswagen of Dearborn locations.

LEED is a green building certification program that recognizes best-in-class building strategies and practices. To receive LEED certification, building projects satisfy prerequisites and earn points to achieve different levels of certification.
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volvosubaru_santaarrivalat12oaksmallDon’t miss Santa’s Arrival on Friday, November 11th at 11:30 AM in the Lifestyle Cafe Food Court. LaFontaine Subaru and LaFontaine Volvo of Farmington Hills are proud to sponsor Santa’s arrival. Santa will arrive in style and be escorted by a couple of LaFontaine’s valued employees.

The first 20 children in line will receive a FREE PHOTO with Santa, on us! We would love for you to share your photos with Santa, either in the comments or on our LaFontaine Subaru Facebook page.

The event will include: holiday-themed activities for children, balloon twister, a first look at our new holiday experience, appearance by 100.3 WNIC radio personality, Jay Towers, and more!

lafontaine_familyThe heart of the LaFontaine Family Deal is being highlighted in an article written by Donald Levitt and featured in Crain’s Business. The LaFontaine’s are proud of their family business and to learn about their individual influences and where it began our interesting.

Read the article and view the videos that are included, When ‘family is at the heart of the family business.

 

 

 

The LaFontaine Family opened their hearts to hundreds of children on October 18, 2016 at 9:00am at the ribbon cutting for the LaFontaine Learning Academy. We are so blessed to be able to show our support to the Whaley Children’s Center, a home for neglected children that have been taken from their parents for one of many different reasons. A safe place for the kids, the center offers security, love, and hope for the future. The LaFontaine Family is passionate about giving back, so much so that the mission statement for the Automotive Group includes “…building life long relationships that connect families and strengthen communities…”

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Ryan LaFontaine and Matt Langdon founder of The Hero Round TableWe are so proud to announce that Ryan LaFontaine will be speaking at The Hero Round Table conference on October 24th!

The #HeroRoundTable is an amazing event, held in 3 countries around the world, that hosts a variety of speakers who share inspirational words about the many ways in which we can all be heros. Brighton, MI is the only place in the whole United States where this conference takes place, and we are so proud to have Ryan as one of the speakers! We greatly encourage you to attend this conference. It could truly change your life…we know it will be changing ours!

Visit https://www.facebook.com/HeroRoundTable to learn more about The Hero Round Table, and heroroundtable.com/michigan to get your ticket for the event taking on Monday, October 24th.

PRESS RELEASE

DEARBORN, MI, October 11th, 2016– LAHC- Leaders Advancing and Helping Community in partnership with LaFontaine Dealership, Dearborn Police Department, Drug Enforcement Administration, Department of Homeland Security Investigation, Dearborn Public Schools, Parent Teacher Association (PTA Council), and Middle Eastern Law Enforcement Officers Association, announces the launch of its Teen Driver Safety Awareness Campaign: “Be Smart-Drive Safe.” This year’s campaign will launch On October 19th at 9:30 a.m. at Fordson High School in Dearborn, MI. during National Teen Driver Safety Week (NTDSW). The event is expected to host over 1000 students.

LAHC Be Smart-Drive Safe Campaign

“Be Smart-Drive Safe” campaign aims to raise awareness about the importance of not texting while driving, distracted driving as well as driving under the influence. Through this effort, we engage youth by providing them with facts, testimonials, and preventative tools on the importance of safe driving and the distribution of “Don’t text and drive” bands.
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