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Friday, December 14, 2012

Waltons pledge $20 million to Jones Center in Springdale

Posted By on Fri, Dec 14, 2012 at 11:56 AM

Chris Bahn at Arkansas Business has a report of a pledge of up to $20 million from the Walton Family Foundation to shore up the Jones Center in Springdale. The creation of the Harvey and Bernice Jones trucking fortune has weathered some difficult times in recent years in part by scaling back some operations such as a TV production arm and fees for the family facility that opened as a free venue.

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