By Jerry Knoester
Red Roof Inn is the newest member to join the Chamber of Commerce business community with a ribbon cutting ceremony held on April 17, 2013. Red Roof Inn opened its doors to the public after almost a year of extensive renovation of the former Days Inn located at 2169 E. Pacheco Blvd. This is the only Red Roof Inn located in Merced County. The closest other Red Roof Inn is located in Fresno. Present for the opening ceremony is Corporate Director of Operations Mr. Devendra Chauhan, Corporate Director of Sales Ms. Shannon Collins, Vice President of Operations Mr. Danny Meaux, President of Oceanic Companies Mr. Manoj Chawla and General Hotel Manager of the Los Banos Red Roof Inn Ms. Karri Naylor. Present also was Los Banos Mayor Mike Villalta. According to Hotel Manager Ms. Naylor, all staff members are locally hired employees from Los Banos. Ms. Naylor also stated that her hotel is the only Red Roof Inn in town that is pet friendly, that all major credit cards are accepted and discount prices are available for AAA, AARP, Senior citizens, Military, family and group gatherings. For full article, please purchase a copy of The Paper.