8.20.20 Business After Hours - Morris Park Country Club


Release and Waiver of Liability Relating to Coronavirus/COVID-19

Re: August 20, 2020 Business After Hours at Morris Park Country Club

The novel coronavirus, COVID-19, has been declared a worldwide pandemic by the World Health Organization. COVID-19 is reported to be extremely contagious. The state of medical knowledge continues to evolve, but the virus is believed to spread through airborne particles, person-to-person contact, and contact with contaminated surfaces and objects. People can be infected and show no symptoms and therefore spread the disease. To date, there is no known treatment, cure, or vaccine for COVID-19. Evidence has shown that COVID-19 can cause serious and potentially life threatening illness and even death.

The South Bend Regional Chamber of Commerce cannot prevent you from becoming exposed to, contracting, or spreading COVID-19 while attending any of its events. It is not possible to prevent the presence of the disease at events open to the public.  Therefore, if you choose to attend events sponsored, organized, or presented by the South Bend Regional Chamber of Commerce, you may be exposing yourself to and/or increasing your risk of contracting or spreading COVID-19.

ASSUMPTION OF RISK: I have read and understood the above warning concerning COVID-19. I understand the risks associated with being in a public space and contagious viruses may be present. I hereby choose to accept the risk of contracting COVID-19 in order to attend the South Bend Chamber of Commerce’s event..

I accept the risk of being exposed to, contracting, and/or spreading COVID-19 in order to attend this event in person, whether or not participation in or attendance at this event is available through telephonic or videoconferencing, or recordings are available.

WAIVER OF LAWSUIT/LIABILITY: I hereby forever release and waive my right to assert a claim or bring suit against The South Bend Regional Chamber of Commerce, including its officers, directors, managers, officials, trustees, agents, employees, or other representatives, in connection with exposure, infection, and/or spread of COVID-19 related to attending this event. I understand that this release and waiver means I give up my right to bring any claims including for personal injuries, death, disease or property losses, or any other loss, including but not limited to claims of negligence, including the sole negligence of the South Bend Regional Chamber of Commerce, and give up any claim I may have to seek damages, whether known or unknown, foreseen or unforeseen.

CHOICE OF LAW: I understand and agree that the law of the State of Indiana will apply to this release and waiver.

I HAVE CAREFULLY READ AND FULLY UNDERSTAND ALL PROVISIONS OF THIS RELEASE AND WAIVER, AND FREELY AND KNOWINGLY ASSUME THE RISK AND WAIVE MY RIGHTS CONCERNING LIABILITY AS DESCRIBED ABOVE. At time of online registration, you will be asked to check a box indicating that you have read and fully understand/agree to the waiver.


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