Rae’s Cafe, an eatery in Blue Springs, Missouri, that was ordered to close by Jackson County on Friday, closed to the public Saturday but apparently reopened, declaring itself a “private club.”
“Jackson County ordered the owner of the cafe to close because it received repeated violations of the county’s COVID-19 order,” KSHB reported Saturday.
According to the outlet, one of its photographers found a sign on the establishment’s door saying members had to pay a $1 fee to enter.
A Twitter user shared a picture of the sign that read, “Welcome to Rae’s Private Club,” and said masks were not allowed.
“By entering this club you admit that you are not a member of the general public. By signing your name, you record your membership and attendance. You also assume any and all risks of disease transmission,” it continued:
@jeffreyatucker Here’s how one small business (Rae’s cafe