With the help of competent Bob Manning. However, Mr.Manning predicted a $500,000 shortfall at the next release of financials. The year prior to Mr. Manning's services, the Civic Center lost $500,000. Despite the fact of the arrival of the Marriott and the renovation of the Pere. Plus the enclosed walkway over the street connecting the two hotels directly to the Civic Center.
While all the attractions in Peoria, build the Cities image, they should not have been built if already high taxes and fees, will be raised. The major growth of the City appears to be medical spearheaded by St. Francis.
The rising reputation of the medical community is a very big asset to the whole area.