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Alltel Pavilion at Walnut Creek Names GM

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RALEIGH, N.C. — Emma Bennett, executive director of the Carolina Hurricanes Kids 'N Community Foundation and the community relations manager for the hockey team, is the new general manager for Alltel Pavilion at Walnut Creek.

Bennett worked at The Creek from 1994-7.

She replaces Wilson Rogers, senior vice president of Southeast Facilities for Live Nation, who was acting as interim general manager. Live Nation operates Walnut Creek.

"She is exactly what Alltel Pavilion needs and the staff is excited to be working with her again," Rogers said in a statement.

Bennett, a native of Durham, attended Elon University. Before joining the Hurricanes she worked with Gale Force Sports & Entertainment, including a stint as director of arena marketing at RBC Center.

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