The following notice comes from Brad Schlossman, CEO at West Acres in Fargo:
To Our Community:
As we have continued to watch the progression of COVID-19 in our region, and in keeping the health and safety of our customers, tenants, and staff as our utmost priority, we have chosen to temporarily close West Acres. The closure will be in effect as of 6pm on Thursday, March 19th and will currently last through March 31st, 2020.
We respect the recommendations from North Dakota Governor, Doug Burgum, to close community gathering spaces. It is our responsibility to do our part to help slow the spread of COVID-19 by closing our doors temporarily. We feel it is the best decision for our community, our tenants, and our team members.
West Acres has been a destination for our region and beyond for the past 47 years not only as a place to shop and dine, but a place for people to come together. We strive to set the standard as to what a shopping destination and a community gathering space should be, and in this time of uncertainty that is no different. We must come together to support one another, and make the right decisions to keep our community, our region, and beyond, safe. Tomorrow we’ll close, but we will be back. There is no greater joy for us than to create a space for our community and region to gather, and we look forward to doing so again soon.
We are so grateful for our community, our tenants, and our team. We know we will get through these uncertain times together.
CEO, West Acres