RESOLVED, that the Johnny Appleseed Board of Directors strongly recommends against any JAD Chapter commencing face to face chapter meetings unless and until Federal, CDC, and World Health Organization guidelines for the protection of individuals from the COVID-19 global pandemic is revised to indicate that the risk of mass exposure to COVID-19 during such meetings is minimized.

 

RESOLVED further, that the members of any chapter that meets in violation of this recommendation do so at their own risk.   

 

Webinar and notes: Science and the Near-term Future of Singing

https://www.barbershop.org/covid-webinar-summary  

 

 

Various Chorus events cause COVID spread:

https://www.cnn.com/2020/04/01/us/washington-choir-practice-coronavirus-deaths/index.html  

https://slippedisc.com/2020/05/concertgebouw-chorus-is-devastated-after-pre-covid-bach-passion/  

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/index.html  

The Johnny Appleseed District is one of the 17 North American districts and an affiliate /associate entity of the Society for the Preservation and Encouragement of Barber Shop Quartet Singing in America, Inc. aka the Barbershop Harmony Society.  Founded in 1944, we are a nonprofit organization registered in the State of Ohio.  The District comprises all of Ohio, parts of West Virginia, southwest Pennsylvania, and one enlightened chapter in Kentucky with over 40 chapters.

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