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Jones family donation makes splash pad possible in Villa Grove

By Tony Hooker

When visitors arrive at the new community center for the grand opening on March 17, they’ll notice something interesting and exciting, before they even step foot in the main entryway. Just south of the magnificent structure, they’ll see a splash pad water feature taking shape, all thanks to a generous $200,000 donation from Lois Jones and her family. I recently sat down with Mrs. Jones to learn more about her, her family and why they’ve decided to support so many activities in Villa Grove over the years.

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