The staff of Runde Ford Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram in Manchester came to the aid of a feathered friend today after it flew into the dealership’s showroom windows. This beautiful cardinal was sitting on the cement by the door after its fall. “I scooped him up and he sat in my hand just looking dazed like he didn’t know what was going on,” said Keeli Runde, the office coordinator and title clerk at Runde Ford Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram. After a few minutes, she took the bird behind the dealership and held it near a tree branch. “He climbed up by himself and then sat there for a little bit,” she said. “When I went [...]
We sat down for a few minutes and did a customer interview with Dan Schaefer from Dubuque, IA. Dan serves in the Air Force and is now the proud owner of a Chevy Malibu! Enjoy the video! [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ooqTrYW4APA&feature=player_embedded]
It’s that time of year again where we give thanks… thanks to the people we love, thanks for all of the nice things we have in life, and thanks to the ones who guided our lives in the right direction. (I remember in the fourth grade Tim Earle and I were fighting on the playground during recess — probably over who got to be quaterback next or something like that… Our teacher, Mrs. Stanton, had witnessed this and when we came back inside — she made us both stand up in from of the whole class and hug each other. Sounds weird to be thankful for a teacher who used public humiliation as a deterrent, but I went to school with Tim for 12 years and I don’t think me or Tim ever got into another fight with anyone ever again after that. Thanks Mrs. Stanton.). Come to think of it, there are so many things that we could be thankful for. Some are universal things that everyone [...]
I recently had an opportunity to interview a friendly face here at Runde. Gary Reiter has been a committed member of the Runde group and is always a joy to be around. Let’s get to know him a little better. What do you do here at Runde’s? I’m the Manager of the Reconditioning Department at Runde Suzuki-Predriven. How long have you worked here? Oh, I’ve been here for a little over two years now. Are you originally from the area? Yes, I’m originally from Dubuque. What is your best experience at Runde’s to date?
Dale Bird was in our dealership waiting for his vehicle to get finished in service. I stole a few minutes of his time to discuss his experience with Runde’s.Runde Auto Chat: What kind of vehicle are you having serviced? Is it a routine appointment? Dale Bird: It’s a 2005 Chevy Impala. It just needed an oil change.RAC: Did you buy the vehicle at Runde’s?DB: Yes, I bought it new here. RAC: Have you bought any other vehicles from us? DB: Yes, probably about 4 or 5. RAC: What do you appreciate most about Runde’s and how they do business? DB: It’s convenient. I live about 2 miles from here in Dubuque. RAC: Do you have any children or grandchildren? DB: We have 3 boys, and 2 grandchildren: 1 boy and 1 girl. They live in Indianapolis, Indiana. RAC: What kinds of activities are they involved in? DB: [...]