The Berrien County Historic Affiliation gained’t be holding an in-person fundraiser subsequent month in spite of everything. The group had been planning to welcome supporters to the museum grounds in Berrien Springs on September 17 with a celebration referred to as “All That Jazz” and that includes a 1920s theme. There was additionally going to be a Zoom part for many who would slightly rejoice from residence. Nonetheless, at a Thursday assembly of the Berrien County Board of Commissioners, the in-person facet of the occasion was referred to as into query. Commissioner Invoice Chickering mentioned the a committee has mentioned the occasion with the Berrien County Parks Division.
“I used to be our conclusion that as a result of massive group gatherings have been canceled in any respect of our county parks, in all respects, for the entire season, we discovered it inconsistent with the place that the parks have taken when it comes to massive group gatherings,” Chickering mentioned.
County Administrator Brian Dissette famous the parks division has been implementing decreased crowd sizes at county parks. County commissioners concluded an exception shouldn’t be made for the Berrien County Historic Affiliation. Dissette was instructed to let the affiliation know. Its occasion will now be all digital.