Community Impact Award

Valentine Volvo

Valentine Volvo is a 3rd generation family-owned business celebrating 70 years in business in Calgary, and 50 years with the Volvo brand.The dealership and the family have won numerous awards for consistently demonstrating excellence in sales and operations, and even more for community investment and philanthropy.The Valentine tradition of giving started for Ted in 1946. Since then he has built community investment into the family and company’s core values, leading by example to ensure next generations understand the importance of community support.To balance the growth and sustainability of a business with a significant community investment is difficult, but the Valentine’s have been able to do this with a Strategy that is divided into designated monthly giving targeting agencies and organization they feel most aligned with.Employees have a profit sharing structure at the dealership, which results in a customer focused performance, high retention and employee satisfaction.The Valentine’s philosophy is that investing in relationships is the only way to ensure long-term success.This has resulted in Valentine Volvo becoming one of the most respected and reputable car dealerships in Canada.