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Holiday Inn Express General Manager Joe Leising guided a “hard hat” tour of the new hotel. He explained how they came to Glen Rose and encouraged everyone to visit often and become part of the family at Holiday Inn Express Glen Rose.

The hotel is expected to open Oct 1. Pictured (l-r): Joe Leising, Jan Howell, Joe Leising, Sr., Carole Leising, Thomas Lee, Shauna Rochett, Peggy Sheaks and Cara Leising.