Brownsville's State of the City a financial success

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Wednesday, July 31, 2013 - 9:09am

Mayor Tony Martinez hosted Brownsville's first State of the City luncheon, which turned out to be huge financial success.

The address, hosted back in May, netted about forty-eight thousand dollars ($48,000) in tax-deductible sponsorship revenue for the two-hour event.

It cost approximately thirty-six thousand dollars ($36,000) to plan and coordinate the luncheon.

The city's Finance Department determined that eleven thousand five hundred dollars ($11,500) remain from the sponsorship drive.

City manger Charlie Cabler said this money will be donated to a nonprofit organization, which the city is still deciding on.

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