Walser Automotive Group Delivers Payment-free Vehicle to Minnesota Combat-wounded Veteran

Retired U.S. Marine Corps Sergeant awarded with payment-free vehicle at Walser Nissan Coon Rapids

MINNEAPOLIS--()--Walser Automotive Group is teaming up with Wells Fargo and the Military Warrior Support Foundation to provide a Minnesota veteran with a new payment-free vehicle.

What: Key Delivery Ceremony
Who: Walser staff, Minnesota combat-wounded veteran & family (Interview Opportunities Available)
When: Wednesday, August 28 @ 9 am CT
Where: Walser Nissan Coon Rapids, 3300 129th Ave NW, Coon Rapids, MN 55448

The payment-free vehicle, a new 2018 Nissan Rogue Sport, is being provided by the Walser Foundation with support from Wells Fargo and Military Warriors Support Foundation’s Transportation4Hereos program.

The veteran receiving the vehicle, a Coon Rapids native, served in the U.S. Marine Corps as a sergeant from 2006 – 2012. He was injured in combat and received a Purple Heart among other awards for his service. He now lives in Coon Rapids, Minnesota with his fiancée and three children. The veteran is starting his own lawn care business and hopes to expand his company in the future.

With a focus on workforce development, the Walser Foundation passionately supports the transition of veterans to civilian life and understands the unique challenges a military family faces, including reintegration to the workforce. Walser is committed to serving its customers and company by supporting initiatives that in turn support our country.

Prior to the Key Delivery Ceremony, the veteran and his family will also be recognized during an on-site ceremony during Military Appreciation Day at the Minnesota State Fair on August 27.

Minnesota State Fairgrounds – Dan Patch Stage
2 pm CT
1265 Snelling Avenue North
St. Paul, Minnesota

***The veteran will take physical delivery of the vehicle at Walser Nissan Coon Rapids at 9 am on Wednesday, August 28.

About Walser Automotive Group
Through over 60 years of service, Walser Automotive Group has become a pioneer in the automotive industry. Walser’s progressive commitment to growth, innovation, and the customer journey have changed the car-buying experience. Walser operates 25 dealerships featuring major and luxury brands throughout Minnesota and Kansas. Walser is passionate about giving back to the communities where its employees live and work. Walser commits 5% of all pre-tax earnings to the Walser Foundation annually to support local nonprofit education and workforce development initiatives.


Dayna Landgrebe, Walser Automotive Group

Release Summary

Walser Automotive Group is presenting a payment-free vehicle to a combat-wounded Minnesota veteran as he begins a new career chapter in civilian life.


Dayna Landgrebe, Walser Automotive Group