Peoria Civic Center Awash In Red Ink

September 1, 2014


(Peoria, IL)  --  The taxpayer-supported Peoria Civic Center showed an annual operating loss of 875-thousand-dollars, nine times more than projected.  The loss comes in the wake of an attendance drop of some 23-percent from the previous year.  The Civic Center board has approved a new three-year contract with a management firm and ended a long-standing relationship with a food and beverage service in an effort to save money.

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