Love’s Travel Stops Opens in New London, Missouri
(OKLAHOMA CITY, December 15, 2016) – Love’s Travel Stop opened for business this morning in New London, Missouri, at U.S. Highway 61 and State Route 19. The travel stop adds approximately 60 jobs to Ralls County.
“We’re excited about bringing new employment opportunities and services to the New London area,” said Tom Love, founder and executive chairman of Love’s. “The travel stop is located along a busy highway, and it’s about 20 miles from the popular tourist town of Hannibal, Missouri, so we’re in an ideal place to serve Customers with the ‘Clean Places, Friendly Faces’ Love’s is known for.”
The new store is open 24/7 and offers gourmet coffee, fresh fruit, gift items, a Hardee’s restaurant and more. Professional drivers can enjoy 112 truck-parking spaces, five showers and a Love’s Truck Tire Care center. New London is Love’s 15th location in Missouri.
Love’s is celebrating the new store by donating $2,000 to The Food Bank for Central & Northeast Missouri. The funds will be used to help fund hunger prevention programs in the area. The donation will be presented at a ribbon cutting at 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 29th.
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.