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UA-Rich Mountain Student Center Groundbreaking Ceremony Set for June 11th

(MENA) The University of Arkansas – Rich Mountain will undertake one of its largest projects to date with a scheduled groundbreaking ceremony on Tuesday, June 11th that will see a $7.5 million dollar on – campus housing and student union building.

Dr. Phillip Wilson, Chancellor of the University describes the project as “the most transformative building project in its history” and will take place directly behind the Ouachita Center on the main campus.

The ground breaking ceremony will take place at 5:30pm and the public is invited to attend the event. The groundbreaking ceremony was originally scheduled for Monday, June 3rd, but, was postponed and will be combined with their Foundation’s Picnic Fundraiser scheduled for June 11th at 6 p.m.

The public is invited for a casual summer evening on the Beam Veranda and Union Bank Plaza behind the Ouachita Center for Barbeque and all the fixings.

The cost for the picnic is $30 per person. Attendees are asked to RSVP by June 8th to (479)394-7622 ext. 1221.

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