WAIVER, RELEASE AND INDEMNIFICATION AGREEMENT
In consideration of hosting an event at Soulful Prairies and/or lodging at Soulful Prairies, and/or being allowed to attend and participate in personal/professional couseling, consultation, seminars, events and workshops with Linda Bruce and Soulful Prairies, LLC and their animals, employees, agents, assistants, independent contractors, co-sponsors, volunteers, and affiliates located at 4706 Alden Road, Woodstock, McHenry County, Illinois, I hereby agree to RELEASE, WAIVE, DISCHARGE and HOLD HARMLESS,, Robert and Linda Bruce, RLB Farms, L.L.C., Soulful Prairies, LLC, their animals, agents, employees, assistants, volunteers, independent contractors, co-sponsors, and affiliates, of any liability whatsoever related to my attendance at and participation in the personal/professional coaching, consultation, coaching session, seminar or workshop or to learn their trainingmethods. I execute this release with the express intention of effecting the legal consequences, that is, the release of all liability associated with participating in the Soulful Prairies, LLC activities and events as set forth above provided under Illinois law, including, but not limited to the release of Robert and Linda Bruce, RLB Farms, L.L.C.and Soulful Prairies, LLC and their animals, employees, agents, assistants, independent contractors, co-sponsors, volunteers, and affiliates for any and all liability associated with my attendance at and participation in these activities.
This WAIVER, RELEASE AND INDEMNIFICATION AGREEMENT (“Release”) shall constitute the full and complete understanding between the parties and shall supersede any prior or contemporaneous representations or agreements, oral or written. This Release is irrevocable and shall be interpreted pursuant to and governed by the laws of the State of Illinois. It is agreed that the venue for any such action at law or equity is McHenry County, Illinois. No assignment of this Release is permitted and any attempt to assign all or any rights, obligations or duties granted under this Release shall be null and void.
Consistent herewith, I hereby forever RELEASE and INDEMNIFY, and FOREVER DISCHARGE, Robert and Linda Bruce RLB Farms, L.L.C. and Soulful Prairies, LLC, their animals, agents, employees, assistants, independent contractors and co-sponsors and affiliates, of any liability whatsoever, whether known or unknown at the time of signing, related to my attendance at and participation in the aforementioned activities on this or any other day.
I hereby take this action for myself, my executors, administrators, heirs, next of kin, successors and assigns.
I acknowledge that I have been given the opportunity to ask questions regarding any aspect of the Release contained herein, and by signing below, do acknowledge that I have carefully and completely read and fully understand all aspects of the Release and agree to these terms in their entirety. I hereby agree that should any legal proceeding arise relating to this Release and agreement, the disallowance of any term or condition will not prevent the legal enforcement of all other terms and conditions of said Release and agreement. Having been so apprised, I hereby elect to and do assume all of the risk for claims heretofore or hereafter arising, whether known or unknown, from my participation.
I hereby give my consent and permission for Soulful Prairies, LLC to take and use my picture, name and likeness for any lawful purpose, including but not limited to display on Soulful Prairies’ website, advertising, marketing and press releases. Soulful Prairies is not required to identify me, contact me nor compensate me for this use.
COVID-19 WAIVER, RELEASE AND INDEMNIFICATION AGREEEMENT
The novel coronavirus, (COVID-19), has been declared a worldwide pandemic by the World Health Organization. COVID-19 is extremely contagious and is believed to spread mainly from person-to-person contact. As a result, federal, state, and local governments and federal and state health agencies recommend social distancing and have, in many locations, prohibited the congregation of groups of people.
Soulful Prairies, LLC is operating in compliance with the State of Illinois’ Restore Illinois reopening plan regarding COVID-19, in the conducting of events and activities at the farm. However, the Soulful Prairies, LLC cannot guarantee that you will not become infected with COVID-19.
In consideration of the foregoing and my participation in any events at Soulful Prairies, the undersigned declares the following:
I am fully and personally responsible for my own safety and actions while and during my participation and I recognize that I may be in any case be at risk of contracting COVID-19. With full knowledge of the risks involved, I hereby release, waive, discharge Robert and Linda Bruce, RLB Farms, LLC and Soulful Prairies, LLC, their animals, agents, employees, assistants, independent contractors, and co-sponsors and affiliates, successors, and assigns from any and all liabilities, claims, demands, actions, and causes of action whatsoever, directly or indirectly arising out of or related to any loss, damage, injury, or death, that may be sustained by me related to COVID-19 while participating in any activity while in, on, or around the premises or while using the facilities that may lead to unintentional exposure or harm due to COVID-19. I agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless the Robert and Linda Bruce, RLB Farms, LLC and Soulful Prairies, LLC, their animals, agents, employees, assistants, independent contractors, and co-sponsors and affiliates, successors, and assigns from and against any and all costs, expenses, damages, lawsuits, and/or liabilities or claims arising whether directly or indirectly from or related to any and all claims made by or against any of the released party due to injury, loss, or death from or related to COVID-19.
By signing below I acknowledge that I have read the foregoing COVID-19 Waiver and understand its contents; that I am at least eighteen (18) years old and fully competent to give my consent; That I have been sufficiently informed of the risks involved and give my voluntary consent in signing it as my own free act and deed; that I give my voluntary consent in signing this COVID-19 Waiver as my own free act and deed with full intention to be bound by the same, and free from any inducement or representation.
This waiver will remain effective until laws and mandates relevant to COVID-19 are lifted by the State of Illinois.