Lasco Ford Hosts Annual Employee Picnic at Spicer Orchards


On a perfect late summer afternoon, Lasco Ford held their annual employee appreciation picnic at Spicer Orchards in Hartland. Employees with their families gathered in one of the orchards buildings set up with tables and chairs. Baked and BBQ chicken, pasta and garlic bread provided the main course. Complimented by salads and desserts brought to share. Spicer’s apple cider and cinnamon donuts topped off the meal.

Everyone socialized, children played on bounce houses and enjoyed various activities around the playground. A number of employees were recognized for their tenure with the dealership that has served the Fenton community and Southeastern Michigan for the past 35 years. Matt and Jay Lasco awarded five-year anniversary plaques to Brandon Beebe, Kelly Glynn, R.J. Spraggins, and Paul Zaagman. Two employees, J.R. Frappier and Jeff Hanes were celebrated for their 10-year anniversaries.

Kelsey Riley received the Lasco Ford Employee of the Year Award in recognition of her dedication to the company and its staff. Voted the honor by her fellow employees, Kelsey was congratulated and awarded a gift certificate to accompany the honor.

Employment Opportunities at Lasco Ford

Matt Lasco expressed his appreciation for the efforts of the entire dealership team. “Our success is dependent on the people who come to work every day and strive to be the best. We are proud to offer an environment where individuals can excel, earn a good living and support their families.” Matt was quick to point out Lasco Ford is constantly growing and always looking for good people.

For information about employment opportunities visit the Lasco Ford website or apply in person at 2525 Owen Road, Fenton.

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Steve Sweitzer
Steve is the Sports Editor for the Lasco Press and highlights our coverage of NASCAR and the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. Steve is a member of the National Motorsports Press Association and a nationally published author of automotive related articles for industry trade magazines. He is also a freelance technical writer and accomplished photographer. A 25-year resident of Southeast Michigan, Steve’s passion for reporting on our community, it’s residents, and our automotive connections allow us to use his skills to cover a number of events. Steve’s ability to seek out the unique behind the scenes accounts that tell the often-overlooked aspect of a story makes for entertaining reading. Follow Steve at with weekly NASCAR updates and featured articles.