The Jones Center Endowment Fund has received a $1 million pledge by the George Family, according to a news release Wednesday (May 1).
The major gift announcement was made during a special presentation in The Jones Center’s lobby this morning.
The ceremony included special remarks by Gary George, Chairman of George’s Inc. It also included a check presentation by the Co-CEOS/Presidents of George’s Inc., Carl George and Charles George.
On behalf of the George family, Carl George remarked, “Springdale has been blessed by the vision of Harvey and Bernice Jones. Our family shares their vision, and is privileged to live and work in this community. The Jones Center is dedicated to strengthening this community, and helping nurture the individuals and families that call NWA home.”
The Jones Trust board is working to reach the full endowment campaign goal amount of $30 million and plans to have more special gift announcements through the 2014 year, according to the release.