by Bill Bowden
Posted 12/22/1997 12:00 am
Updated 2 years ago
The KidsPlus program offers parents free baby sitting while they use the center's facilities or attend meetings, workshops and classes at the 290,000-SF community center.
This Christmas gift to the community fills a void in services that has been reflected statewide as welfare reform measures have been felt, especially by single parents ant those seeking to improve their future with additional education.
This is the largest single gift to the Jones Center as it begins its campaign to fully fund the ongoing operation of the center.
The endowment was made possible through the Walton Family Foundation Inc.