Jan. 19, 2021
Ellensburg to Join in Nationwide COVID-19 Memorial 1/19
WHAT: Community-wide memorial to remember and honor those who lost their lives to COVID-19.
The City of Ellensburg, Kittitas County Public Health Department, KVH Hospital, and Central Washington University have partnered to illuminate CWU’s iconic Barge Hall in amber lights at exactly 5:30 p.m. PST.
WHEN: Tuesday, January 19, 2021, 5:30 p.m. PST
WHERE: Central Washington University - Barge Hall lawn
400 University Way, Ellensburg
WHO: The City of Ellensburg, Kittitas County Public Health Department, KVH Hospital, and Central Washington University
WHY: President-elect Biden announced that he will lead the memorial with church-bell ringing and light shows across the country on Tuesday, January 19, at 5:30 p.m. EST. The Ellensburg community wished to join, and honor all those in our city, county, and nation by showing our support and remembrance.
LIVE STREAM: This event will be live streamed via CWU Facebook.
COVID-19 PROTOCOL: The event will be held in line with all requirements in the Governor’s Road to Recovery proclamation and in adherence to CWU’s COVID-19 safety guidelines. Attendance is limited. Physical distancing and face coverings are required.
We ask that you contact the media contact if you plan to attend and that you adhere to all COVID-19 safety proclamations and guidelines.
Media contact: Dawn Alford, Public Affairs, at 509-713-5378. Dawn.Alford@cwu.edu.