As you entered our COMFORT INN & SUITES in Lynchburg, Virginia you may have noticed a special table; it is reserved to honor our missing men.

Set for one, the empty chair represent Americans who were or are missing from each of the services – Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard – and civilians, all with us in spirit.

Some of us were very young, or not yet born, when the Vietnam War began; however, all Americans should never forget the brave men and women who answered our Nation’s call and served the cause of freedom in a special way.

Let us explain the meaning of this table, and then join me for a moment of silent prayer.

  • The cloth is white – symbolizing the purity of their motives when answering the call to serve.
  • The single red rose reminds us of the lives of these Americans….and their loved ones and friends who keep the faith, while seeking answers.
  • The yellow ribbon symbolizes our continuing uncertainty, the hope for their return, and our determination to account for them.
  • A slice of lemon reminds us of their bitter fate, captured or missing in a foreign land.
  • A pinch of salt symbolizes the tears of our missing and their families.
    The lighted candle reflects our hope for their return.
  • The Bible represents the strength gained through faith, to sustain us and those lost from our country, founded as one Nation under God.
  • The glass is inverted – symbolizing their inability to share a toast.
  • The chair is empty – they are missing…………….. (moment of silence)

Let us now raise our water glasses in a toast to honor America’s POW/MIAs, to the success of our efforts to account for them, and to the safety of all now serving our Nation!



The COMFORT INN & SUITES in Lynchburg was selected to be a “host hotel” for motorcycle riders participating in the “Run To The Wall” heading to Washington DC for Memorial Day Weekend.

Founded by Vietnam Veterans, “Run For The Wall” recognizes the sacrifices and contributions made by ALL VETERANS who have served our nation. Some of the riders traveled from as far as California to participate and we were honored to them stay with us!



Liliana & Naomi (Left to Right) w/ Mom & Jackie

At the COMFORT INN & SUITES in Lynchburg, Virginia every guest is a VIP Guest, however, we had some very “special guests” this week.

Meet the twins, Naomi & Liliana, who stayed with us this week. Their Mom and Dad, Thomas & Briana Minskey, moved to Lynchburg this week from California.

The twins are both 2-years old and this past year has been a challenge because Naomi has been undergoing cancer treatments. She recently completed these treatments.

Together, with their grandparents, Paul & Michelle Miskey, all stayed with us and we enjoyed getting to know their family.

At the COMFORT INN & SUITES our vision is that “Comfort” is more than a sign on the outside of the building, it is about the “Care” we provide in the inside to our guests and fellow team members.



The review above exemplifies the incredible job that #TEAMCOMFORT did this past weekend. In my 20 years in the hospitality business here in Lynchburg this is the smoothest graduation that I have ever experienced.

Thanks to everyone who helped with the planning and execution. I am especially thankful to all the team members that stepped up these challenges and allowed us to exceed guest expectations.

Thank you so much… you are truly did an outstanding job representing our #TEAMCOMFORT at the COMFORT INN & SUITES in Lynchburg, Virginia! 🙏



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Today we celebrated both Mother’s Day & College Graduations at the COMFORT INN & SUITES in Lynchburg, Virginia.

Teresa Stephenson, our Breakfast Ambassador, did an “Amazing Job” 😉 by adding Fresh Strawberries, Blue Berries, Whipped Cream and Powdered Sugar.

One of our guests, Cecilia, created this waffle masterpiece.

In addition, we served scrambled eggs, canadian bacon, biscuits & gravy, corned beef hash, fresh fruit, yogurt, and assorted breads & danishes.



Here at the COMFORT INN & SUITES in Lynchburg, Virginia we are ready to welcome visitors from across the United States this weekend for “Commencement” at Liberty University and Randolph College. Next week will be Central Virginia Community College, University of Lynchburg, and Sweetbriar College.

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