MARSHALL, Ill. (WTWO/WAWV) – Pilot Flying J continues to grow its presence in Illinois, announcing the opening of a new Pilot Travel Center and Truck Care Service Center in Marshall Tuesday.
The travel center features full amenities for area residents, the traveling public and professional drivers, while adding approximately 50 local jobs and other economic benefits to the community. The state-of-the-art Truck Care Service Center includes a 2-bay garage and will add approximately 10 jobs to the area, with up to six positions currently available.
“We’re committed to making a better day for people living, working and traveling through Clark county and across the nation,” said Ken Parent, president of Pilot Flying J. “We continue to invest in new stores to bring convenience, quality, great food and amenities to those who are traveling the roadways.”
In honor of Pilot Flying J’s history of giving back and commitment to fueling life’s journeys, the company is donating $2,500 to benefit the Marshall Community Unit School District C-2’s technology program.
“Pilot Flying J is honored to be a part of the Marshall community and to contribute to the local school district,” said Randall Fritz, travel center general manager for Pilot Flying J. “Our friendly team members look forward to serving our guests and providing a clean, all-in-one fuel stop with a variety of food, drinks, supplies and amenities.”