Progress Continues as BMO Harris and County Invest in Tourism

Thursday was a good day here in River City. BMO Harris Bank announced a deal with the Rockford Area Venues & Entertainment Authority that will lead to the renaming of the MetroCentre, support for the Rockford IceHogs and continued support for Harris Winter Wonderland. And, the Winnebago County Board voted to invest in the Nicholas Conservatory & Gardens! In 2009 Mayor Morrissey appointed a group of citizens to examine ways to improve efficiencies and outcomes at the MetroCentre; simply stated the goal was reduce the subsidy the City...

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