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About Essentia Duluth Heritage Center

Essentia Duluth Heritage Center

 

WE PROUDLY SERVE OUR AREA AS THE HOME OF DULUTH'S HIGH SCHOOL HOCKEY, DULUTH AMATEUR HOCKEY ASSOCIATION (DAHA) AND THE DAVE GOLDBERG FAMILY BRANCH OF THE BOYS & GIRLS CLUB OF THE NORTHLAND
 

  • Built in 2008; numerous displays of Duluth's hockey history.
  • Two 200x85 Hockey Rinks (Sill & Seitz Arenas) 
  • Seating for 1,300 fans in Sill;  Seating for 800 in Seitz
  • Turf in Seitz Arena April through Mid September (Turf installed at Pioneer Hall at the DECC in the winter)
  • Eight (8) locker rooms; 4 with full facilities.
  • 200 Meter Walking Track
  • Concessions
  • Conference/Party Room
  • Wireless Internet
  • Ample Free Parking
  • Stewarts Sport Shop 1 block away with Skate Sharpening and Sporting Supplies
  • Next to the Clyde Iron Works Restaurant

     In June,  2016, the Duluth Heritage Sports Center entered into a facility naming rights agreement with Essentia Health, one of our nation's leading health care providers. Essentia chose our venue as being the "right place" to promote their philosophy of  health, wellness and well-being not only to our community' but to the entire region as well.  
     Unlike traditional arena naming rights where "brand recognition" is the sole purpose, Essentia saw in us a synergistic value-sharing relationship that goes well beyond simply recognizing the brand.  Because of this, we have added the name of "Essentia Health" to our title, our logo and to all informational material that bears our name. We do so with the solemn pride that is ours to be so closely linked philosophically and emotionally with an enterprise that focuses its entire energies on health, wellness and well-being. For us, it's a tremendous fit!   
Jerry DeMeo, President/CEO

DHSC'S ORIGINAL COMMITTEES


Left to Right: John Scott (Design); Dick Loraas (Executive); Anita Stech (Heritage); John Erickson (Construction); Terry Scott (Finance); Clarke Coole (Operations; Pat Francisco (Legacy)

~~     While policy and direction are set by the Board of Directors, the place where the “rubber hits the road” is in committee meetings.  The DHSC’s first committees were established by caring individuals who gave freely of their time & talents to help with the design, construction and finance phases of the project. To accomplish their missions, these Committee Chairs worked with hundreds of volunteers to develop an operational plan and to seek out information and collectibles to prepare the first heritage displays. Lastly, but most importantly they, together with a small but diligent  group of volunteers worked to raise money from both the private and public sectors so as to place the project in a position to become a reality. While the design construction and operational phases are complete, the tasks of searching for artifacts and, most of all, additional funding for the construction debt remains active today!
     The time & energies given by this talented group of volunteer leaders set the standard for the DHSC’s slogan “Giving back…a Duluth Heritage”.

Jerry DeMeo

Jerry DeMeo

Chief Executive Officer

Phone: 218-464-1711 ext 102