Lexus of Maplewood is dedicated to our employees, customers and communities. In our communities we partner with many programs to promote our brand, support our employees and customers, help our environment, and reach out to those in need.
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Lexus of Maplewood is excited about the new Hybrid Gives Back Program. Starting in August 2012 we have partnered with Ramsey County Parks and Recreation to help preserve over 6,500 acres of land which consists of six regional parks, nine county parks, nine protected open space sites and five golf courses. When a customer purchases a Lexus Hybrid vehicle at Lexus of Maplewood, we will plant a mature tree or shrub on their behalf in the Ramsey County Parks and Recreation areas. To date this partnership has resulted in about 152 new trees for a donation of over $3,800 to Ramsey County Parks and Recreation. The tree or shrub we plant will last for generations, provide beauty, help clean the air and restore wildlife habitat. We appreciate our customers eco-friendly awareness that allows us to give back to the environment. Stop in today and ask about our Hybrid Gives Back Program.
Village Automotive Group is proud to have 350 plus employees, some of whom have experienced the growth and expansions of the organization since its beginning in 1950. We are proud to have been awarded the 2013 Wellness by Design Platinum Award from Hennpin County.
"More than 500 Wellness by Design Awards have been presented over the past seven years to organizations that put special emphasis on creating and promoting healthy environments," said Gail Dorfman, Hennepin County Board commissioner. "As a major employer with more than 8,000 employees, Hennepin County knows what it takes to not only gain support for health promotion efforts within an organization but make them happen year after year like so many of our repeat Wellness by Design winners."
Village Automotive Group has had an active wellness program for five years. Our voluntary program offers rewards earned through wellness initiatives that include biometric screenings; completion of preventive requirements; and additional credits earned through training and events. Successful completion of the wellness program not only gives employees the opportunity to expand their knowledge of a healthier lifestyle, it provides valuable prizes and lower deductibles.
In 2012 we were recognized by Hennepin County as a Gold Level Wellness by Design Award recipient.
As part of our MN Timberwolves partnership with the Lexus Courtside Club, Lexus of Maplewood hosted Corey Brewer and Ricky Rubio at the Lexus Display during the Twin Cities Auto Show for our guests. Each guest had their photo taken and they can download their photo from our Facebook Album. Click HERE to see the photos. Thanks to everyone who made it possible.
Take your seat in the Lexus Courtside Club and prepare yourself for an NBA thrill ride. You will be inches from the game's greatest players, an environment guaranteed to make a lasting impression. The entire driveway-to-driveway experience of the Lexus Courtside Club membership mirrors the first-class quality and service provided by our partner, Lexus.
Those with a passion for golf can appreciate the qualities of balance, grace, and precision - words that aptly describe Lexus automobiles. Those who play the game also appreciate the virtues of competition, generosity, and charity - all of which can be found in the Lexus Champions for Charity golf series. Beginning with 63 events in 1989, Lexus Champions for Charity has helped raise over $250 million for charity. This year, the growing series aspires to raise even more money at almost 200 events nationwide. Lexus Champions for Charity pairs great golf with charity, as amateur golfers participate in tournaments held at the finest golf and country clubs throughout the United States.
Lexus supports the local tournaments by donating $500 to each associated charity and offers competitors the opportunity to win a Lexus and represent their charity in the annual grand finale, the Lexus Champions for Charity National Championship at Pebble Beach Resorts in December.
Our Champions for Charity Hole in One Tournament was held on Monday, July 29th for the United Hospital Golf Classic at the White Bear Yacht Club.
See our Lexus of Maplewood vehicles displayed at other golf events throughout the Twin Cities. Together, will will make a difference
Lexus of Maplewood supports automotive career development by providing donations to the Dunwoody Program. We provide flexible schedules, and experience that enables students to work part time while balancing a school schedule. Upon graduation, several students become Village Automotive Group employees at any of our dealership locations.
Lexus of Maplewood will be participating in a Company 5k Walk/Run on Sunday April 21st, 2013. The Get Your Rear in Gear event focuses on raising awareness about colon cancer in communities across the country. These events designed to unite people, cities and states throughout the USA; to provide support and hope for those who have had their lives affected by our nation?s second leading cause of cancer deaths, and encourages individuals of all ages to get screened.
Lexus of Maplewood as part of the Village Automotive Group Well Being Program, participated in the 2nd Annual Luck O' the Lake 5k Run on March 15th, 2014. This supports programming efforts of the Excelsior-Lake Minnetonka Chamber of Commerce. The Chamber raises money to help fund: hanging baskets, holiday lights, street decor, Fourth of July fireworks, music, 10k, parade, aerobatic show, Art on the Lake, Apple Day, Crazy Days, Girls Night Out and more! Read more about the Excelsior Chamber of Commerce Events: http://www.excelsior-lakeminnetonkachamber.com/
Lexus of Maplewood is a proud sponsor of the 7th Annual BEAR'ly Open. For the 7th year in a row, you will find Lexus of Maplewood on site with our Lexus vehicles and serving up warm apple cider to support the golfers who have come out to raise $ for the White Bear Lake Emergency Food Shelf.
7th Annual BEAR'ly Open COMMUNITY DANCE When: January 31, 2014 | 7 - 12 PM Where: White Bear Country Inn - 4940 N Hwy 61
7th Annual BEAR'ly Open GOLF TOURNAMENT on ICE When: February 1, 2014 | Noon - 4 PM Where: Ramsey County Beach, White Bear Lake
Don't miss the annual 'BEAR'ly' Open Golf Tournament on Ice Community Dance, which takes place on the evening before the golf tourney on ice. The cost for the dance is $10 and all proceeds go to the Food Shelf. Come join the fun!
This event is coordinated by the White Bear Lake Rotary Club and White Bear Events as a fundraiser for the White Bear Lake Emergency Food Shelf.
For more information about this event, please contact Explore White Bear by phone (651.653.5122), or City of White Bear Lake by phone (651.429.8526).
Lexus of Maplewood is a proud partner of the Minnesota Twins. Make sure to watch the 7th inning stretch and sing "Take me out to the ball game" with Lexus of Maplewood. We really enjoy getting the crowd out of their seats to sing along. Post your photos from the Twins game or 7th inning stretch on our Facebook page so we can share in the fun. Go Twins!
Lexus of Maplewood is the official vehicle partner for the 10th Anniversary of Cities97's Oake on the Water! Our events in White Bear Lake are at Admaral D's and Tally's Dockside!
Win a VIP Table and $250 gift card to one of the last Oake on the Water events of the season, Aug. 16th at Bayside Grille. Sign up for a test drive at any Oake on the Water event before Aug. 13th and then take a test drive at Lexus of Maplewood or Lexus of Wayzata to be officially entered to win. Check the Oake on the Water schedule today and come see us there.
Also, post your photos of you and your friends at Oake on the Water on our Facebook page and be entered to win fabulous prizes throughout the Oake on the Water 10th Anniversary season. Random entries will be selected to win prizes like advanced screening passes to see the summer blockbuster movies before anyone else, tickets to the summer's biggest concert, Gift Cards, Detail Packages and more from Lexus of Maplewood.
Lexus of Maplewood is the proud vehicle sponsor of the 2012 Taste of Stillwater. Over 2,000 guests will be hosted on the beautiful grounds of Saint Croix Vineyards and Aamodt's Apple Farm. Join in on the many activities include listening to live music, enjoying the beer and wine tastings and food from local restaurants, and shop the artisan booths or tour the vineyard.
This year the Taste of Stillwater and their partners are teaming up with Valley Outreach a community-based, non-profit organization of Stillwater that has been feeding hungry neighbors since 1983 and assisting in need neighbors with basic services and emergency financial assistance since 2005. A portion of the Taste of Stillwater ticket sales will go to benefit this local charity and the Stillwater community.
Please join Lexus of Maplewood for a fun-filled day at the 2012 Taste of Stillwater! Visit www.tasteofstillwater.com for more details and to purchase your tickets.
>Lexus of Wayzata and Lexus of Maplewood are excited to partner with the Make-A-Wish Foundation at its Wish Ball this year.
The evening was a tremendous success. The Wish Ball, held on the evening of March 3, 2012, was a magical and fabulous evening for the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Minnesota. More than 800 of Make-A-WishÂ® supporters came together in a celebration of 30 years of wishes come true.
Guests enjoyed a fabulous gourmet dinner and the soul-stirring sounds of The Steeles, Minnesota's first family of gospel and soul. The spacious Saint Paul RiverCentre was filled with rows of one-of-a-kind silent auction items. Of note were the Monique Lhullier Fashion Week Runway Show, a 2012 Polaris TV 550 Sportsman and wish-inspired necklace designed by wish child Kennedy and Sara Beth Goldfine of SBG Designs.
The highlight of the evening was wish child Kennedy's dazzling ballet performance with the Saint Paul City Ballet. Kennedy's wish to meet real ballerinas came true last December. Learn more about Kennedy and how her wish to meet real ballerinas gave her joy and illuminated some of her darkest days in her video story.
Guests offered their generous support of this year's Wish Ball helping raise approximately $650,000 to help grant more wishes for Minnesota children battling life-threatening medical conditions.
Save the date for next year's Wish Ball set for May 18 at the Saint Paul RiverCentre! You can help make wishes come true for courageous Minnesota children battling life-threatening medical conditions. To make a donation, to learn about sponsorship opportunities or for more information about the Make-A-Wish Foundation, please visit www.mn.wish.org.
1,000 Foot Long Ice Cream Sundae Want to be a part of the World Record Longest Ice Cream Sundae (1,000 FEET LONG!!!)?
Lexus of Maplewood has put together a team that will help attempt to reach this goal(three city blocks long). The previous World Record was set last year in Cavalier, North Dakota at 670.1'. Stop out and see us! Event takes place on Thursday, June 20th at 7:30 PM.
What would be the fun of breaking a world record without helping to raise a ton of money for a great cause? 100% of sponsor contributions will be donated to American Cancer Society's Relay For Life of the White Bear Lake Area.