UPDATE (WOAY) – Bridge Day 2021 Decision Expected Today!
The Bridge Day Commission meets this afternoon to decide whether to keep the longstanding annual tradition this year or cancel the event. Many are concerned of the risks COVID-19 could impose, as numbers continue to spike in West Virginia.
Area hotels and restaurants are extremely nervous over the possibility that Bridge Day 2021 might be canceled. “Businesses depend on the income this one day event brings into the region,” says one Hotel Manager who wished to remain anonymous. She says, “Not having a Bridge Day will likely put a strain on the area economy.”
Look for the commissions decision when it happens, right here on WOAY.COM and on Newswatch beginning at 5.
FAYETTE COUNTY, WV (WOAY) – Bridge Day 2021 might be in question.
The Bridge Day Commission is hosting a meeting tomorrow to discuss the final decision on whether or not they’ll hold the longstanding tradition this year because of COVID-19 concerns.
Last year, Bridge Day was canceled due to COVID-19.
WOAY NEWSWATCH will be there covering the meeting and will keep you updated on the very latest.