Duluth Set to Welcome Home Twin Ports Olympians

Members of the U.S. men's curling team are among those being celebrated in Duluth Photo: WDIO-TV/ USA Curling
Members of the U.S. men's curling team are among those being celebrated in Duluth

February 26, 2018 08:52 AM

Duluth is holding a community celebration to honor Twin Ports Olympians.

The city says members of the U.S. women's and men's curling teams, cross-country skiing coach Chad Salmela and other Olympic team representatives will attend Tuesday's event at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center. Doors will open at 4:30 p.m. with the program to commence at 5 p.m.

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The athletes will enter under a canopy of curling brooms.

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Duluth Mayor Emily Larson and Superior, Wisconsin Mayor Jim Paine will present a proclamation. Attendees will also have a chance to hear from the Olympic athletes.

Parking will be free until 6 p.m.

The Olympians will arrive home to cheering family, friends, and fans Monday at 5 p.m. at the Duluth International Airport and will be escorted out by Duluth and Superior police.

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