Press Release

Love’s Travel Stops Opens in Ellsworth, Iowa

(OKLAHOMA CITY, December 15, 2016) – Love’s Travel Stop opened for business this morning in Ellsworth, Iowa, at Interstate 35 and State Route 175 (Exit 133). The travel stop adds approximately 60 jobs to Hamilton County.

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“We are excited to open our second store in Iowa this month,” said Tom Love, founder and executive chairman of Love’s. “With its location along Interstate 35, its proximity to Ames on the south and the busy U.S. Highway 20 to the north, Ellsworth is in a great location for us to serve Customers with the ‘Clean Places, Friendly Faces’ Love’s is known for.”

The new 11,000-square-foot facility brings a new restaurant and services to the area, such as fuel, gourmet coffee, fresh fruit, gift items, a game room, a Hardee’s restaurant and more. Professional drivers can enjoy 100 truck-parking spaces, seven showers and a Love’s Truck Tire Care center. Ellsworth is Love’s seventh location in Iowa.

Love’s is celebrating the opening with a donation to South High Pride Booster Club and Special Olympics Iowa. The donations will be presented at a ribbon cutting at 11 a.m Thursday, Dec. 22.

About Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores

Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores is headquartered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Founded in 1964, Love’s has more than 400 locations in 40 states. Love’s provides professional truck drivers and motorists with 24-hour access to clean and safe places to purchase gasoline, diesel fuel, travel items, electronics, snacks and more, as well as a selection of restaurant offerings. On-site Love’s Truck Tire Care centers offer roadside assistance, tire care and light mechanical services for professional truck drivers. Showers, CAT scales and other services for professional truck drivers are also available. Love’s, which remains family-owned and operated, employs more than 17,000 people. To learn more, visit www.loves.com.