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Earning By Learning Volunteer Breakfast

Our Truck City Ford crew was recently invited to a breakfast for volunteers at Camino Reale Elementary School. We are honored to be longtime volunteers for Earning by Learning, a program that helps kids learn to love reading.¬†By asking a series of questions, our team learns how much the students¬†have read, and from there they are able to earn money for their knowledge. A story shared at the volunteer breakfast about one of these students brought tears to the whole room.   A grandmother of one of the students told us that her granddaughter loved Earning by Learning so much that she has started to emulating the experience at home. This awesome young lady began collecting books and putting them in a wagon. She has started a neighborhood library of sorts, where she lets other children borrow her books. When they return, she asks the questions about the book just as our volunteers do at Earning by Learning. If they answer these questions correctly, she let’s them pick from a collection of toys and candies …

Employee Highlights

Meet Larry Robinson. He’s our detail manager at Leif Johnson Ford, and is currently celebrating eight years of having worked with us. When asked what his favorite thing is, he smiles and tells us, “There’s a new challenge every day. There’s always something different, it’s never the same.” In his spare time, Mr. Robinson tells us that he loves to play golf, racquetball and basketball. One could say it really takes an eye for detail to skillfully play all of those sports (See what we did there?) It is his great energy, spirit and work ethic that make Larry such a great addition to our team. Meet our make ready crew. These guys help get our Fords spick, span and ready to go. We are so thankful for Vaughn House, a local nonprofit the helps deaf adults with disabilities find jobs, for helping us locate these amazing team members of ours. We know our LJF family would not be the same without their hard work and fantastic personalities. Teamwork is the ability to work together …