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Jones Center Receives $23 Million

Posted: December 15, 2012 at 5:14 a.m.

Ryan Hale, program officer at the Walton Family Foundation, speaks Friday during a news conference at the Jones Center in Springdale. The Jones Trust launched an endowment campaign with the announcement of $20 million in contributions from the Walton Family Foundation and the Care Foundation, a fund of the Endeavor Foundation. The campaign’s goal is to reach $30 million to sustain the overall goals of the Jones Trust and Center.

The future of the Jones Center looked much brighter Friday after the Jones Trust received two multimillion-dollar contributions.

At A Glance

The Jones Center And Jones Trust

The Jones Center is a 220,000-square-foot family facility that has conference rooms, a swimming pool, an ice skating rink, a gymnasium, a computer center and classrooms. The Jones Trust operates the Jones Center in Springdale, nonprofit centers in Rogers and Springdale and the Jones Education Building in Springdale.

Source: The Jones Center

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So.....what happened to all the money the Joneses left for the Jones Center? Selling memberships? What did they find in the recently opened safes in the old accounting building? How much money do they need? Hmmmmm.........

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December 18, 2012 at 10:22 a.m. ( | suggest removal )