The Jones Center combines food drive and skating in June

June 18, 2013 | The City Wire

During the month of June, the Jones Center will be collecting nonperishable food items for the NWA Food Bank and offering an ice skating special to those who donate.  

For guests who donate food the Jones Center is offering an ice skating special for the entire month of June. The fee to skate has been reduced to $2 when patrons bring one nonperishable food item to donate to the local food bank.

Skating is normally $5 per session with a $2 skate rental fee.

The Jones Center ice skating hours are listed below:
Tuesday & Wednesday – Noon to 3 p.m.
Thursday –  Noon to 3 p.m.  and 7 to 8 p.m.
Friday –  Noon to 3 p.m. and  7 to 9:45 p.m.
Saturday – Noon to 3 p.m. and  5:15 to 9:45 p.m.
Sunday – 1:30 to 4:45 p.m.

"The NWA Food Bank is thankful for the year-round support of the Jones Center. June and July are two of the busiest months of the year for us. The timing of this food drive couldn't be more perfect," said Marge Wolf, President/CEO NWA Food Bank.

Food collection will take place at the Jones Center through June 30 at which time the items will be transported to the NWA Food Bank.