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BB&T’s Convertibles on the Lawn

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We would like to thank BB&T for putting on this wonderful event held on April 20, 2017 at The Country Club of Virginia on Saint Andrews Lane in Richmond, Virginia. Lexus of Richmond was proud to be invited and be a part of such a fun afternoon with terrific company.

The lawn was filled with numerous vehicles from dealerships throughout the RVA area. We displayed our top of the line 2017 LS sedan as well as our 2017 RC coupe.

It was a terrific event, enjoyed by all!

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Lexus of Richmond Leadership Award Week 26 – Shelby Vandergriff

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Our week 26 nominee for the Lexus of Richmond Leadership Award is Shelby Vandergriff of Glen Allen High School. With a 4.237 GPA, she is the President of the National Honor Society for her senior year and is a member of Mu Alpha Theta. She placed 1st for Outstanding Interpretation for the GAHS Reflections in Literature/Poetry. Shelby is also the State Champion at the Virginia Council on Economic Education in Personal Finance.

Shelby is a part of Glen Allen’s varsity field hockey team where she was the captain for her senior year. She has received the MVP for the 2015 and 2016 seasons. She has been named to the First Team All Conference, Second Team All Conference, and the Academic All Conference Team. Shelby has also been a member of both the indoor and outdoor track teams. She has collected track awards such as; a Varsity Award, All Conference Award, Academic All Conference Award, All Region Award, and Academic All Region. Outside of athletics, Shelby is the Pep Club President and the school’s yearbook editor. She is a member of the student advisory which has monthly meetings with the principal. For junior and senior year, Shelby has been her class historian.

Active in the community, Shelby has spent time volunteering for the Richmond Police Athletic League where she taught children to play baseball. She has spent time working on landscaping at Glen Allen High as well as leading Freshman Orientation. Shelby has given time to the Glen Allen Public Library to help organize books and assist with book sales, and she has even volunteered for the Girl’s Babe Ruth State Tournament.

Shelby has won a dinner for two and is now in the running for the $10,000 scholarship. Watch the Fox Richmond – WRLH interview and the Lexus of Richmond Leadership Drive interview to learn more about Shelby! Remember to check Facebook for more information about each weekly nominee throughout the school year!

Pre Owned Vehicle of the Week

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Lexus of Richmond’s Pre Owned Vehicle of the Week is this 2015 Lexus IS 250.

This Matador Red IS will surely turn heads! You’ll be thrilled with this all wheel drive vehicle with  under 21,000 miles, 204 horsepower and a 2.5 liter V6 engine. The IS has a highway mpg of 27 and city mpg of 20. The vehicle is equipped with a navigation system, back up camera with gridlines and a blind spot monitor with rear-cross traffic alert. Other features include bluetooth capabilities, Lexus Premium Audio, heated and ventilated seats, and rain sensing wipers.

Call or email our Internet Sales Team today (804.323.8000) for more details. Sales prices are subject to change so we recommend confirmation by phone.

Lexus of Richmond Leadership Award Week 25 – Caroline Hastings

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Caroline Hastings of Hanover High School is Lexus of Richmond’s week 25 nominee for the Leadership Award Scholarship. She is a member of the National Honor Society with a 4.43 GPA. Caroline is a Hanover County Scholar and member of the BETA Club. While competing at the Metro Richmond Science Fair, she was awarded the Virginia Water Works Award. She has received an Honorable Mention on both the National Latin Exam and the National German Exam.

As a member of the Williamsburg Boat Club Rowing Team, Caroline has placed at various events and competitions. She placed 1st at event such as: Head of the Occoquan, Head of the James, and Mathews Regatta. She also took home a third place finish at the Mid-Atlantic Youth Championship. Caroline plans to continue rowing in college as she is set to sign on with La Salle University in the coming weeks. She is also an accomplished runner as she has competed for the cross country team as well as outdoor and indoor track. She is as member of Hanover High’s Model United Nations, the German Club, and the Environmental Science Club. She is the President of the Latin Club, President of the FBLA and the Vice President of DECA.

Involved in the community, Caroline received a Silver Award from the Richmond City Library and a Bronze award from the SPCA. She has been a part of the Cystic Fibrosis Walk and the Richmond Marathon. Other organizations she participates with include Angel Tree, Caritas and Stop Hunger Now; and she picks up trash around the James River.

Caroline has won a dinner for two and is now in the running for the $10,000 scholarship. Watch the Fox Richmond – WRLH interview and the Lexus of Richmond Leadership Drive interview to learn more about Caroline! Remember to check Facebook for more information about each weekly nominee throughout the school year!

Pre Owned Vehicle of the Week

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Lexus of Richmond’s Pre Owned Vehicle of the Week is this 2010 Lexus IS 250 convertible in cerulean blue!

If you’re interested in a fun, reliable convertible still in showroom condition, look no farther! This 2010 Lexus IS 250C has been kept in pristine condition with only one owner and under 3,000 miles on it. The vehicle has a 2.5 L V6 engine, 204 hp horsepower and rear wheel drive. As the driver, you will love the navigation system, backup camera and bluetooth capability. The IS 250 has intuitive park assist, heated and ventilated front seats, rain sensing wipers and heated side mirrors. Inside the cabin, you’ll find wood interior trim and perforated semi-aniline leather seat trim.

Call or email our Internet Sales Team today (804.323.8000) for more details. Sales prices are subject to change so we recommend confirmation by phone.

Lexus of Richmond Leadership Award Week 24 – Hayden Mitchell

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Lexus of Richmond’s week 24 nominee for the Leadership Award Scholarship is Hayden Mitchell of St. Christopher’s School. Currently he has a 4.1 GPA and has received high honors every year in high school. He received a Silver Medal on the National Spanish Exam during his freshman and sophomore year. As a junior, Hayden was selected for the William and Mary Leadership Award. This award is chosen by the faculty for a junior who has outstanding leadership, scholarship and loyalty to the school and community.

As a wide receiver for St. Chris’ varsity football team, Hayden was the team captain his senior season. He was named to the All-Metro, All-State, and All-Prep teams. In his final season, he set multiple school records such as; receiving yards in a season, receiving yards per catch, receiving yards per game, receiving yards in a game, and receiving touch downs in a season. Recently, he committed to play football at UVA. Hayden is also on the baseball team as a catcher, infielder and outfielder; and he is the senior team captain. He has been a middle school mentor for there years and a freshman peer advisor for two years. As a senior, Hayden was selected by classmates to serve as a representative on the Honor Council. He is also a board member of the Saints for Social Justice which promotes awareness for diversity, tolerance, inclusion, equality and social justice.

Before freshman year, Hayden attended a community service and language immersion trip to Costa Rica. He has been a volunteer for FeedMore in participation with Foodbank and Community Kitchen. He is the Captain of the Saints $100-4-100 which raises money for low income students. The kids are then able to spend their $100 at Christmas time. Hayden is the Head of Saturday Academy at St. Chris. The program allows elementary students from at-risk situations to be tutored and play games with the high school students at St. Chris.

Hayden has won a dinner for two and is now in the running for the $10,000 scholarship. Watch the Fox Richmond – WRLH interview and the Lexus of Richmond Leadership Drive interview to learn more about Hayden! Remember to check Facebook for more information about each weekly nominee throughout the school year!

Pre Owned Vehicle of the Week

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Lexus of Richmond’s Pre Owned Vehicle of the Week is this 2014 Lexus LS 460.

Find everything you could want and more on this gently used LS 460. Under 21,000 miles, this vehicle has 386 horsepower and a 4.6 liter V8 engine. This rear wheel drive LS has memory settings for 3 drivers and power heated mirrors. The vehicle is equipped with a navigation system, Bluetooth, HD radio, and blind spot monitor. The LS has the Comfort Package which includes; heated and ventilated front seats, one touch open and close power trunk and door closers, and a power rear sunshade. There is a also an all weather package with headlamp washers, quick response PTC heater and a windshield wiper de-icer.

Lexus of Richmond Leadership Award Week 23 – Olivia Walker

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Our week 23 nominee for the Lexus of Richmond Leadership Award is Olivia Walker of Cosby High School. Ranked 10th in her class with a 4.7 GPA, Olivia is a member of the National Honor Society and Latin National Honor Society. For three straight years, she was selected as the Latin Student of the Year. She attended the Summer Residential Governor’s School and participated as a Junior Marshal. Olivia is a Finalist for the Jefferson Scholarship at UVA and received the Provost Scholarship at VCU.

Being a member of the varsity volleyball team at Cosby, Olivia was the team captain this past season. During her time on the team, she was presented the Heart and Hustle Award and was selected for the All Tournament Team. She has also been a part of a travel team and a beach volleyball team; both through the Richmond Volleyball Club. Olivia is also a well-versed dancer. She competes as a part of the Heart of Ireland Celtic Pulse Dance Company where she was a World Qualifier in the Open Level for both softshoe and hard shoe. Outside of Irish dance, she has trained in ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary, lyrical and hip hop. At Cosby, Olivia is a member of the Beta Club and Latin Club as well as the Health Occupations Students of America. She is the President of the National Honor Society. Olivia is a member of two show choirs: Spotlight and Rhapsody.

Olivia spends time volunteering for the Children’s Hospital of Richmond and Safe Kids VA. She also performs at various nursing homes in the area. She has been a camp instructor and a coach through the Richmond Volleyball Club Outreach program. Other programs she has worked with include; the PTA at CE Curtis Elementary, Vacation Bible School, and Friends Feeding Friends. Olivia has even founded a service called Re-Turn Dancewear.

Olivia has won a dinner for two and is now in the running for the $10,000 scholarship. Watch the Fox Richmond – WRLH interview and the Lexus of Richmond Leadership Drive interview to learn more about Olivia! Remember to check Facebook for more information about each weekly nominee throughout the school year!

Pre Owned Vehicle of the Week

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Lexus of Richmond’s Pre Owned Vehicle of the Week is this 2010 Lexus IS 250 convertible in cerulean blue!

If you’re interested in a fun, reliable convertible still in showroom condition, look no farther! This 2010 Lexus IS 250C has been kept in pristine condition with only one owner and under 3,000 miles on it. The vehicle has a 2.5 L V6 engine, 204 hp horsepower and rear wheel drive. As the driver, you will love the navigation system, backup camera and bluetooth capability. The IS 250 has intuitive park assist, heated and ventilated front seats, rain sensing wipers and heated side mirrors. Inside the cabin, you’ll find wood interior trim and perforated semi-aniline leather seat trim.

Westchester Shamrock 5K

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Lexus of Richmond was honored to be a part of the Shamrock 5K at Westchester Commons on March 18th!

Lexus provided the pace car for the event, a beautiful 2017 Lexus GX 460 pictured above! The event consisted of performances from River Dancers and musicians. The 5k race kicked off at 9AM and in just under 16 minutes the 1st racer crossed the finish line. Shortly after the kids 1K got started. The Chick-Fil-A cows even made an appearance in their Shamrock 5K gear. The day was filled with food, giveaways, running, and great Irish spirit by all in attendance!

It was a wonderful morning enjoyed by all!

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