University of Illinois Extension is cancelling or postponing many events amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Staff Writer
Aledo Times Record

As per University of Illinois policy, University of Illinois Extension, serving Henry, Mercer, Rock Island and Stark Counties is postponing or cancelling programs and events with more than 50 attendees and whose primary audience is senior citizens, effective Friday, March 13, 2020. These events have been cancelled or postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic to help reduce the spread of this disease in our community.

Refunds will be issued soon for any payments already made for cancelled events.

CANCELLED events include, but not limited to:

Mercer County 4-H Soup Supper that was scheduled for this Saturday, March 14 at the Aledo Fire Station.

Spring Series of Home Horticulture that was to take place on Mondays, March 16 – April 20 at the Rock Island County Extension office in Milan, IL

POSTPONED events include:The Rock Island County Extension & 4-H Foundation’s Pork Chop Dinner & Pie Auction. It will be rescheduled for a later date TBD (It was originally scheduled for Thursday, April 2