Topic - Petersen Events Center

The John M. and Gertrude E. Petersen Events Center (more commonly known as the Petersen Events Center or "The Pete") is a 12,508-seat multi-purpose arena on the campus of the University of Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It hosts the men's and women's Pitt Panthers basketball teams. The arena is named for philanthropists John Petersen and his wife Gertrude, who donated $10 million for its construction.[http://www.peterseneventscenter.com/index.asp] John Petersen, a Pitt alumnus, is a native of nearby Erie, Pennsylvania and is the retired President and CEO of Erie Insurance Group. - Source: Wikipedia

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