Bridge View Director moves on


The search for a new executive director at Bridge View center is under way.

Officials from VenuWorks, the company that operates Bridge View Center, has announced Larry Gawronski will be leavingOttumwa to take a national sales position with the corporate offices in Ames.  He will continue to serve in his present position until a successor has been named.

In making the announcement, Steve Peters President of VenuWorks says “Larry has done an outstanding job of creating new excitement and bringing new events to Ottumwa.  He says Gawronski has built a reputation for successfully developing sponsorships for events and it’s that skill that we are going to take advantage of in asking him to heard our sponsorship sales efforts nationally.

In excepting his new position, Gawronski says quote “I have really enjoyed my time at Bridge View Center and the people ofOttumwa have been so supportive and wonderful.  Gawronski also says Bridgeview Center is second to none for a town of this size.

Peters says that he hopes the transition will be completed and a new executive director will be onsite in Ottumwa by no later than January 31st.

The city of Ottumwa which owns Bridge View Center will have final approval of the candidate proposed by VenuWorks for the position.