PEORIA — Is Peoria on track to become the Cinnamon Roll Capital of America?

The evidence is piling up, bigger every year, as I’ll explain in a moment.

But first, I again have the pleasure to announce the yearly holiday fundraiser starring Jumer’s cinnamon rolls. Courtyard Estates of Peoria, the retirement center at the former Castle Lodge, 117 N. Western Ave., is about to launch its fourth annual sale. The fundraiser started two years ago after a column here waxing nostalgic about things I missed about Peoria of yore, including the cinnamon rolls.

Proceeds will benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital — including the Dax Foundation’s Camp Hope, which raises money to send St. Jude kids to summer camp. So far, the annual event has raised $5