COVID-19 causes event cancellations


Canceled lodge meeting

Members of Mt. Calvary Lodge #95 urged to attend the annual meeting of the group no longer need to be concerned about attending as the meeting has been cancelled, officials notified the Index this week.The meeting had been set for Thursday, Nov. 19, to begin at 7:30 p.m. at the West Liberty Mansell L. Phillips American Legion Post 509 on North Calhoun Street but the recent COVID-19 outbreak concerned leaders who decided to cancel it in the safety of members.

Officials say several important items were to be discussed for the upcoming holiday season as well as 2021.

Canceled Dream Catchers Taco fundraiser

Due to the increase in local COVID-19 spread, leaders of the West Liberty Youth Dream Catchers announced this week the cancellation of their annual taco fundraiser which had been scheduled for this Friday, Nov. 20 at the West Liberty Community Center.

The group does hope to reschedule the 16th annual event that helps first-time college-bound students with scholarships in a program that begins in third grade.

Tickets for benefit drawings of a 55-inch 4K TCL Roku smart television as well as an Apple IPad that has 256GB of storage space and Wi-Fi capabilities are still available through the group.