Thursday, July 17, 2014

Car Dealership near Sheboygan donated to Lakeside Habitat for Humanity


Van Horn Automotive Group has recently expanded into a new Corporate Headquarters in Plymouth, WI, and Van Horn Chrysler, Jeep Dodge, Ram has recently undertaken a showroom renovation. Through these projects many office furniture items were identified as fine pieces that could be re-purposed. Van Horn has donated these office furniture items to the Lakeside Habitat for Humanity Re-Store in Plymouth, WI. If you are in need of some office furniture please see our friends at the Lakeside Habitat for Humanity Re-Store in Plymouth, WI or call for availabilty.



Lakeside Habitat for Humanity Re-Store
3003 Eastern Ave.
Plymouth, WI
(920) 892-4175

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Van Horn Helps Local Family Who Have Lost Their Home In a Fire

Amy, Mitch and 1 of their 2 girls

Over the weekend, a Sheboygan family experienced a terrible fire and unfortunately lost their house, personal belongings, and also 2 of their 3 vehicles. Van Horn Auto has provided a loaner van for them to use during this difficult transition. Sheboygan Fire Department official estimated the fire caused approximately $250,000 in damage. Friends of the daughters, Allison Macknick and Emily Gamb, have started the Birkey Family Relief Drive that will be running today, Wednesday, July 16th from noon to 6 p.m. at Gamb's home on 4533 S. 18th St. in Sheboygan.

Monday, July 14, 2014

Van Horn Participated in the Mill Street Festival


Van Horn Auto participated in the Annual Plymouth Mill Street Festival on Saturday, July 12! We were located at the East end of Mill Street with a booth right in front of the Art Center!

While there, guests were able to hydrate themselves with a free bottle of water as well as participate in a contest where you were required to guess how many balloons were inside the 2014 Chevy Impala, donated for the day by Joe Van Horn Chevrolet. How many balloons were in there you might ask? 77!

Congratulations to the winner, Barb Berenz; a local from the Plymouth area. Barb won a nice car care package, complete with car wipes, wash solution, Allstate travel mug, VH Cars flashlight keychain, Sheboygan County Budget Auto fold up picnic blanket, Van Horn cooler with attached bottle opener, $20 off her next service visit at Van Horn Dodge & much more! She picked up her basket on Thursday at our Chevy location.

Part Advisor with Highest Customer Satisfaction

Joe Van Horn Chevrolet has chosen to award Matt Klemme, Parts Advisor, the “Highest Customer Satisfaction” traveling trophy for the month of June 2014. Klemme is a huge asset to the smooth-running procedures within the company. He always handles customer inquiries with care and in a timely manner. Matt is willing to put the customer question or concern as a priority in his daily duties, no matter how busy his day gets.
His dedication to customer satisfaction is unparalleled and we appreciate all the work he does for our customers here at the dealership.

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Joe Van Horn Chevrolet's Employees Earned Mark of Excellence Award from General Motor


Van Horn would like to recognize Jason Hendrikse and Noel Janke, Sales Consultants at Joe Van Horn Chevrolet, for earning the Mark of Excellence award from General Motors for 2013 because of their outstanding customer service and the number of guests they assisted in their vehicle purchase. They will receive specialized business cards, a name plate for their desk, and a diamond for their General Motors Ring (which they earned last year).

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Van Horn Automotive Donates $600 to Local Non-Profit

On Saturday, April 26th, Van Horn Automotive conducted test drives at Kohler’s Earth Day Expo to benefit Nourish Farms of Sheboygan. Throughout the day sixty test drives were conducted with each drive earning ten dollars for Nourish. “It’s truly an honor to work so closely with our community, especially an organization like Nourish that is working towards a healthier Sheboygan.” Said Van Horn Business Development Director Shannon Laehn. Van Horn’s contribution will provide two weeks of snacks and education for low income Sheboygan county children through Nourish’s Snack Attack and Summer Lunch Programs.

Monday, April 28, 2014

Van Horn Automotive Hosts Plymouth High School Auto Shop Class

Twenty four students from Plymouth High School in Plymouth, WI were given the opportunity to tour Van Horn Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram and Joe Van Horn Chevy’s Service Department on Friday, April 25, 2014 as part of their Auto Shop Class curriculum. Students were shown basic operations of equipment in the Service and Body Shops, including a full tire rotation and the safety inspection of a vehicle. The tour is part of an ongoing relationship between the high school’s auto shop and Van Horn Automotive in an effort to provide superior training to students wishing to pursue a career as an automotive technician. Van Horn Automotive has also been working with the high school’s Tech Department to improve the transportation lab and provide internships to PHS students.