CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) – This yr’s Market Mixer on the Capitol Market in Charleston has been canceled resulting from COVID-19.
The employees and board of the market say they’ve decided canceling the occasion because the “most secure and most accountable motion” because of the price of unfold for COVID-19 within the Mountain State. The choice comes after Kanawha County moved to purple on the state’s County Alert System Wednesday.
Officers say Capitol Market is a non-profit group and covers most of its wants by the annual Market Mixer. The funds raised assist small companies and native farmers and create a group area.
Capitol Market organizers say they plan to host a Market Mixer occasion in 2021, relying on the standing of the pandemic within the coming yr. They’re additionally planning for different fundraising efforts for this yr.
To see what different occasions within the tri-state have been canceled or postponed, go to the cancellations web page on our website.