Love’s Brings 55 New Jobs and Truck Parking to Lufkin, Texas
OKLAHOMA CITY, May 24, 2018 - Love's Travel Stops (Love's) is now serving Customers in Lufkin, Texas, as a new store opened its doors today. The travel stop, located at 5614 U.S. Highway 59 North, opened this morning and brings 55 new jobs to Angelina County.
"We're excited to join the community of Lufkin, Texas, and serve even more of our Customers," said Tom Love, founder and executive chairman of Love's. "Lufkin is home to some great people and is at an intersection of several major highways in the area. We're ready to serve Customers with the clean places and friendly faces Love's is known for."
The more than 10,000 square-foot facility is open 24/7 and features an Arby's restaurant that Customers can enjoy. The store also offers brand-name snacks, gourmet coffee, fresh-to-go options, fountain drinks, electronics and more. Professional drivers can take advantage of 94 truck parking spots, laundry facilities, seven showers and a Love's Truck Tire Care center. Lufkin brings Love's to 69 total locations in the state of Texas.
"We are pleased to welcome our new neighbors to the Lufkin retail community," said Bob Brown, mayor of Lufkin. "Establishing Love's Travel Stops on the future Interstate 69 will encourage travelers to visit our city, which always created jobs and tourism. We wish them well in our community."
In honor the grand opening, Love's will hold a ribbon cutting in conjunction with the Lufkin Angelina County Chamber of Commerce. During the ceremony, Love's will present a $2,000 to the Court Appointed Special Advocates of the Pines and the Boys and Girls Club of Lufkin.
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 470 locations in 41 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 21,000 people. To learn more, visit www.loves.com.