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MAPping expectations

The park seems to be on track, but other MAPS projects have faced cutbacks even before they began. Despite voters approving a $280 million convention center when MAPS 3 passed in 2009, the project received a haircut last year when the City Council members voted to put $30 million of those funds into a contingency

Lilacs and Bonds

“Our whole goal is to support the gardens and help develop them to the world-class facility they really already are,” Bonds says. “There’s so much potential there. We’re beside ourselves with excitement.” In July, she began her two-year term as president, succeeding James Pickel. Bonds served on the Myriad Botanical Gardens Foundation Board of Directors

Myriad Gardens receives grant for sculptures

The funds are given by the foundation in honor of the late Mary Eddy Jones. “My grandmother, Mary Eddy Jones, consistently sought to improve the arts, culture and beautification throughout Central Oklahoma,” said Kirk Hall, president of the Fred Jones Family Foundation. “We’re overjoyed to have the opportunity to continue my grandmother’s legacy by investing