MARYVILLE, Mo. — For the health and safety of Nodaway County residents during the Coronavirus pandemic, numerous local events have been postponed or canceled.
The following Maryville High School events have been canceled, according to a Maryville R-II text alert: Scholar Bowl set for Saturday, Speech and Debate originally scheduled for Friday, March 13 and Saturday March 14 and the baseball jamboree.
The Pancake Breakfast at the American Legion in Conception Junction set for Sunday, March 15 has been postponed to a later day.
The Children’s Business Fair originally scheduled for 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, March 14 has been postponed. The make-up date tentatively set for 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, April 25. “For the health and safety of the Maryville Community, the Maryville Public Library has made the difficult decision to postpone the Children's Business Fair indefinitely,” according to a library social media post. “We will keep you updated as future plans are made.”
The Grow with Google event originally set for 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 24 at The Bridge in Maryville has been postponed until further notice, according to a Greater Maryville Chamber of Commerce social media post.
Effective Thursday, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Nodaway County strongly recommends that all Bigs and Littles avoid in-person match outings until March 30 at a minimum. The organization is considering its options regarding the upcoming Bowl for Kids’ Sake and Big Draft events. No decision to cancel the event has been made.
According to a Casey’s General Store news release, on Thursday it temporarily discontinued the use of refillable mugs and cups in its stores.
The NCAA Men’s Tournament originally scheduled to be held at Northwest Missouri State University has been canceled.
Northwest has postponed in-person classes until Monday, March 23.
- Out of caution, park and site programs and events sponsored by Missouri State Parks are postponed or canceled now through April 30. "We are closely monitoring the progression of COVID-19 and its effect on our community," according to Missouri State Parks news release. "We’re sorry for any inconvenience; however, your safety is our top priority."