On Thursday, March 28, the Salina Area Chamber of Commerce’s golden shovels turned ceremonial piles of dirt at Salina Area Technical College for a groundbreaking ceremony celebrating public-private partnerships and the increased demand for workers specialized in automation.

The groundbreaking ceremony occurred on the south side of the corner of Scanlan Ave. and Derussy Road, the future home of Salina Tech’s Industrial Maintenance and Automation program.

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