Press Release

Love's Opens in Meade, Kansas

(OKLAHOMA CITY, September 15, 2016) – Customers in southwest Kansas have a new place to purchase fuel, snacks and more, as Love’s opened in Meade, Kansas, at East Carthage Street and North Fowler Street.

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“We are excited to open a Love’s Country Store in Meade to serve residents and travelers,” said Tom Love, founder and executive chairman of Love’s Travel Stops. “With the amount of circulation in the area, we are well positioned to serve residents and travelers. We look forward to offering a unique convenience store experience with the ‘Clean Places, Friendly Faces’ Love’s is known for.”

The 24-hour, 4,000-square-foot facility adds approximately 15 jobs to Meade County. Customers can enjoy a Subway restaurant, gourmet coffee, fresh fruit, gift merchandise and two roller grills that offer hot dogs, tamales and more.

The new store is opening during Love’s annual companywide campaign to raise money for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. Meade residents can get involved by purchasing a paper balloon for $1, $5 or $20 through Sept. 30. All the money raised locally goes to Via Christi Hospitals in Wichita, the local CMN Hospital. For 18 years, Love’s and its Customers have raised more than $15 million to help sick and injured children. Love’s will celebrate the opening of the new location with a ribbon cutting at 10 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 16. Love’s will donate $2,000 to Meade Library Foundation as a part of the grand opening festivities.

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 390 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 15,000 people. To learn more, visit www.loves.com.