Dealership shines at open house event

Business going well at Ed Koehn Chevrolet 

Ed Koehn and son Aaron were thrilled with the turnout of their recent open house of Aaron’s dealership, formerly John Decker Chevrolet. The Koehn family purchased the showroom, garage and property in February of this year.

An open  house at Ed Koehn Chevrolet, 4650 14 Mile Road, proved auto and elegance go well together. With a crowd during the entire two and a half hour event visitors mingled, enjoyed fantastic food by Twisted Vine, and had a chance to visit with Ed Koehn of Ed Koehn Ford in Greenville, as well as his son, Aaron, in charge of the dealership they purchased in February of this year.

John Decker, former owner, was among the visitors and couldn’t be happier the operations are going very well. He was glad to accept “a generous offer to go away,” seven months ago. The dealership employs five salespeople with more planned to bring on. There are also three office staff, two service techs, a tech manager and just opened a new quick oil change facility. “This is a great place to work,” said James Israels who came to the dealership after Israels in Grand Rapids closed.”It’s great to be with another family company. We have fun customers and the Koehns are good people to work with.”

Twisted Vine’s Laura DeWilde, left, shows off some of the many delicious treats she brought to the Ed Koehn Chevrolet open house she catered on July 28.
Courtni DeBoer receives the keys to her new 2011 Chevy Malibu from Ed Koehn employee James Israels. She is thrilled with her new wheels, with her new fiancée, to whom she just became engaged. She and Patrick McCarthy of Indiana met at school at Ferris State University. Congratulations and congratulations!





Elegant! Who says a car dealership isn’t a classy place to dine? Ed Koehn Chevrolet was nothing if not grand during a recent open house for friends and the public.


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