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City councilors discuss events center sponsorship plan

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The Sioux Falls City Council held a working session Tuesday evening to discuss the naming rights of Sioux Falls' new Events Center.

Sanford Health, First Premier Bank, and Premier Bankcard were announced as title sponsors of the facility last week.

During Tuesday's two-hour conversation, Sioux Falls Director of Community Development Darrin Smith presented a plan that would result in the facility being called the Denny Sanford Premier Center, in exchange for a commitment of more than $18 million over 25 years.

No decisions were made at Monday's working session, but councilors were able to ask questions about the specifics of the proposal.  They also discussed and topics like opportunities for additional sponsors.

The council is expected to vote on August 21st.

For a look at the title sponsorship proposal, follow the link to the city's homepage.

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