May 9, 1996
It started small. It got monumental. Now, although not exactly "small," it has changed once again. Yet, it's still the Preakness Celebration, and it kicks off in all of its glory tomorrow.Although the budget for this year's Preakness Celebration, which runs through May 18, is $300,000 compared with last year's $775,000, acting executive director Terry Romanoli rejects the notion that the festivities were "scaled back.""I have seen the term 'scaled back' used in the media, but it is not," she says.