A Community Collaborates to Build New Beginnings

How Aberdeen businesses built two basketball courts in two weeks Basketball is a popular activity for clients at the New Beginnings Center (NBC), a youth care facility in Aberdeen, S.D. It’s been that way since Liesl Hovel started with Lutheran Social Services years ago. Liesl is the Director of Development for Lutheran Social Services (LSS),…

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My Place Hotels of America Makes the First Move to Expand Brand Options for Hoteliers

June 3, 2020 – My Place Hotels of America revealed its newest franchise offering, Trend Hotels & Suites, a collection of upper-midscale and upscale select-service and extended stay hotels.

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My Place Hotels Launches ‘Help Our Heroes’ Initiative Across the United States

ABERDEEN, SD (April 13, 2020) In continuance of the brand’s efforts to support the first responders, medical personnel, and essential workers of our communities during these unprecedented times, My Place Hotels of America is proud to announce the launch of the brand’s “Help Our Heroes” initiative, a campaign dedicated to providing financial support for first…

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My Place Hotels: History, and parallels, in plastic tubs

Back in 1993 when the Super 8 brand was sold, a treasure-trove of information from decades of its history were put into a warehouse at the franchise birthplace in Aberdeen, S.D. Later it was stashed safely out of sight in a My Place Hotels headquarters storage room. Super 8 founders and former corporate employees still…

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The Monthly Rewind: October 2019

While the days seem to grow shorter with every day that passes as we make our way through Fall, the memories we make continue to grow in vibrancy and meaningfulness as we travel to new places and develop new stories to celebrate and share with one another. With a focus on telling the story of…

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