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Chamber cancels Home, Garden & Outdoor Show

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 25 March 2020 at 8:08 am

Photo by Tom Rivers: Members of the Preston family in Albion work on a landscaping display in the Lartz Building at the Orleans County 4-H Fairgrounds last April. The Prestons were one of 44 vendors at the Chamber of Commerce’s annual Home and Garden and Outdoor Show.

KNOWLESVILLE – The Orleans County Chamber of Commerce has canceled the 2020 Home, Garden & Outdoor Show that was scheduled for April 25-26 at the 4-H Fairgrounds.

Darlene Hartway, Chamber director, said health concerns about the spreading coronavirus convinced the Chamber’s board of directors to halt the event.

The Chamber has issued refunds to the vendors and sponsors of the show. The event isn’t being rescheduled for later in the year.

“Hopefully we will be able to sponsor an event to help all our local businesses after restrictions have been lifted and the health of our community is less at risk,” Hartway said.

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