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The Fourth of July is a day set aside to celebrate the day our great country was unified as a nation. Many spend the day with family and friends, showing their American pride through food, fun, and, of course, fireworks! Check out this list of pure American fun to be had this Independence Day:

Learn About the Flag

The stripes on the American Flag represent the 13 original colonies, and the stars represent all 50 current United States. It is a way for our country to portray itself to the rest of the world. Let’s raise a flag this 4th of July to show our pride and freedom for our country! Click here to learn more about the flag and its importance.

Dress in the Colors of the American Flag

What better way to show your patriotic spirit by dressing in red, white and blue on Independence Day! Patriotic gear is available at many local stores and online. Get the family together and take a family picture on this great holiday.

Attend a Parade/Festival

One of the top things to do on the 4th of July is to attend the local parade. Expect to see proud veterans, color guard, fire trucks, ice cream, marching bands, and more at the celebration of our independent nation. Let’s cheer them on to show our patriotic spirit! It’s a symbol of pride and freedom.

Barbecue

Who doesn’t love a good hamburger or hot dog on a hot summer, day especially on the Fourth of July? Invite family and friends over for a patriotic barbecue in this Independence Day celebration tradition.

Backyard Games

July 4th is the perfect time to plan some outdoor fun for the family! To cool off from the summer heat, fill some water balloons, make teams, and have a water balloon fight or douse each other with squirt guns. Amp up the competition with a prize for the winning team! Add a relay race to promote healthy living with some physical fitness.

Red White Blue Desserts

Grab the kids for a family fun activity in the kitchen creating patriotic desserts. Let’s get baking! From red, white and blue M&M brownies and sugar cookie pie, to angel food pudding cake with berries. Patriotic pie, cake, Jello, cookies and cupcakes; there are lots of recipes available that’ll get you baking. You won’t regret any of these options! Click here for recipes.

Attend Fireworks

What would Fourth of July be without fireworks?! it’s a tradition to see fireworks on this holiday. Michigan offers an abundant array of spectacular firework displays across the state. Take the family and enjoy the holiday with some patriotic fireworks. Click here to find local fireworks near you!

 

Finally, have fun and be safe. Enjoy the family time, and the freedom that we have today! Eat a bunch, hang out with friends and family, dress like a flag, see fireworks, go to the parade, and recognize all veterans and current active members! Happy Fourth of July, from our family to yours.

 

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…

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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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The LaFontaine Family is inviting the community to the 9th Annual LaFontaine Family Fun Fest. The festivities will take place at LaFontaine Cadillac Buick GMC in Highland, Michigan.

9th Annual LaFontaine Family Fun Fest

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Plan on attending Milford Memories August 7th, 8th or 9th? Make sure you swing by the LaFontaine Cadillac Buick GMC photo booth and enter our #DriveThroughSummer Selfie Contest for your chance to win a new Apple Watch!

#DriveThroughSummer Selfie Contest

How The #DriveThroughSummer Selfie Contest Works

While at Milford Memories, simply follow these steps to enter to win:

  • Visit the photo booth set up at the LaFontaine Cadillac Buick GMC display.
  • Use our iPad to take a selfie at Milford Memories.
  • Use our kiosk to share your selfie to Instagram, Facebook or Twitter.
  • Fill out a tiny release form and you’ll be entered to win!

One lucky grand prize winner will recieve a brand new Apple Watch Sport. Three almost as lucky runner’s up will win a shiny new selfie stick!

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Earth Day is here and now is a great time to commit to making some lifestyle changes to be better for our planet.

Think being greener and friendlier to the earth has to be difficult and expensive? Think again! There are plenty of simple things you can start doing immediately that will make difference for the earth today, tomorrow and in the future

Be The Best For Earth Day

“You cannot get through a single day without having an impact on the world around you. What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.”  – Jane Goodall

So in an effort to be the best for the earth as we can today, tomorrow and forever – here are 3 things you can do to start making an impact on this big blue marble we call home.

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The LaFontaine Automotive Group is showing customers its environmental credentials thanks to a new “Green Dealer Recognition” program through General Motors.

LaFontaine Cadillac Buick GMC and LaFontaine Chevrolet

According to the automaker, both LaFontaine Chevrolet and LaFontaine Cadillac Buick GMC have a proven track record in areas such as energy reduction, renewable energy use, water conservation efforts, recycling and community outreach.

Visit either dealership and you’ll find several environmental features on site, including:

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Each year, Consumer Reports issues a comprehensive study that tracks the reliability of all vehicles sold in the United States covering brand new models to models up to ten years old.

Known as the Consumer Reports Reliability Survey, the information that they gather and organize is always a welcome resource to consumers looking to make an educated decision when purchasing a new or used vehicle.

This year Consumer Reports sent out over 8 million surveys to its subscriber base asking about the experiences with their vehicles over the previous 12 months.

Over 1.1 million people responded to the survey, making it one of the most useful and data-rich studies about vehicle ownership for 2015 and beyond.

I wanted to highlight a few of the vehicles and manufacturers that earned the highest reliability rankings to give you an idea of what the Consumer Reports Reliability Survey is all about.

Toyota: Most Reliable Non-Luxury Auto Maker

Toyota comes in at number 2 for overall reliability (their luxury arm, Lexus, holds the number 1 spot) and continues to enjoy a comfortable lead for most reliable non-luxury auto maker.

One of the reasons Toyota manages to do that, we believe, is that they introduce new technologies slowly and on proven platforms.

While their vehicles may seem to some as plain, you can’t deny the fact that the Toyota line-up has some the most impressive and reliable mainstream vehicles in the industry today.

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