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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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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.

On behalf of the entire LaFontaine family, I’m happy to announce the opening of the LaFontaine Used Car King in Fenton, MI.

It’s an exciting time for all of us and we hope to be a valuable community asset in Fenton and Genesee County.

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The LaFontaine Used Car King plans to live up to its name by offering the largest selection of quality and certified pre-owned vehicles in the area.

About the LaFontaine Used Car King

The LaFontaine Used Car King is the newest addition to the LaFontaine Automotive Group family of dealerships.

Founded in 1980, the award winning and nationally recognized LaFontaine Automotive Group now includes 19 franchises in 12 locations across Michigan and employs over 850 people.

The “LaFontaine Family Deal” offers customers more than the best price on a new or pre-owned vehicle, it is the attitude and approach to business developed and nurtured by the LaFontaine family.

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It’s always nice to be recognized for your hard work and dedication, isn’t it?

Today I’m happy to let you all know that one of our own Business Marketing Representatives, Karla Griscom, was just named the Member of the Year by the Hartland Chamber of Commerce.

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Karla was bestowed this honor on Friday, February 21, 2014 at the Hartland Chamber’s annual awards dinner.

When asked about what makes Karla Griscom stand out from the crowd, Hartland Chamber Director Jana Warford said:

She’s active in all three local chambers. Plus, she’s active with her family and active with her career. Yet, she still finds time – she’s really spectacular.

Karla was surprised when it was announced that she had been awarded this honor for the Hartland Chamber.

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