LaFontaine is the title sponsor for Impression 5 Science Center’s traveling exhibit, Thomas & Friends™: Explore the Rails, and will support other initiatives with the science center.
June 9, 2021 – LaFontaine Buick GMC of Lansing announced their partnership with Impression 5 Science Center and as the title sponsor for the science center’s upcoming traveling exhibit, Thomas & Friends™: Explore the Rails. In addition, LaFontaine Buick GMC of Lansing is supporting other initiatives at the science center.
“Supporting our local communities and organizations that strive to make a positive impact is a cornerstone of LaFontaine Automotive Group,” said Paul Jordan, General Manager, LaFontaine Buick GMC of Lansing. “Impression 5 offers a hands-on learning environment that enriches the lives of the young children and we are proud to support their ongoing mission of creating a dynamic, interactive space for families to play, create, and challenge their understanding of science.”
The hands-on learning environment of Impression 5 opened in 1972 and has served nearly 3 million visitors over the past 40 years. Since 1982, Impression 5 has been located on Museum Drive in downtown Lansing.
“Impression 5” still refers to the five senses and the way that each sense is engaged during a visit to the science center.
In addition to Thomas & Friends™: Explore the Rails, LaFontaine will be helping Impression 5 with a “membership drive.” Each month starting on June 26th through the fall, with each test drive of a Buick or GMC, the person will receive a free one-year Family Membership to Impression 5. “Test Drives for Impression 5” will be held on the following dates from 11 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.:
The test drives will occur at LaFontaine Buick GMC of Lansing located at 3625 S Pennsylvania Ave., and there will be a tent and Kona Ice truck for participants to enjoy.
About LaFontaine Automotive Group
Founded in 1980 by Michael Sr. and Maureen LaFontaine, the award-winning and nationally-recognized LaFontaine Automotive Group includes 44 retail franchises, six collision centers and 25 Michigan retail locations. The group employs over 1,800 individuals. It’s the mission of the LaFontaine Family to personalize the automotive experience by building lifelong relationships that connect families and strengthen communities. The LaFontaine commitment to customers, staff, and local communities is demonstrated by active participation and contributions to numerous non-profit organizations, educational institutions and charities throughout southeast Michigan. The combination of both the mission and core values provides the basic foundation of our promise … to treat every customer like they are members of our family. From sales, to service to parts, LaFontaine Automotive Group is able to meet any customer’s specific needs. LaFontaine represents the following brands: Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Dodge, Ford, Fiat, Genesis, Honda, Hyundai, Jeep, KIA, Mazda, RAM, Subaru, Toyota, Volvo and Volkswagen. The LaFontaine Family Deal; it’s not just what you get, it’s how you feel. Visit www.familydeal.com for additional details.
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