Businesses take another financial hit after Florida Classic game canceled

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ORLANDO, Fla. – Businesses near Camping World Stadium, many of which have already been struggling because of the coronavirus pandemic, are suffering another financial hit this weekend because the Florida Classic game is canceled because of COVID-19.The Florida Classic is the biggest rivalry game each year and one of the largest athletic fundraisers between Florida A&M University and Bethune Cookman University.Many businesses say they’re trying to make ends meet since the week-long events for the Florida Classic are going virtual, but it has been tough.[TRENDING: ‘I took LSD:’ Disney guest accused in attack | What does vaccine effectiveness mean? | News 6 anchors share drama stories]Peter Daley owns Caribbean Sunshine Bakery and usually has a food truck outside of Camping World Stadium on game day.“Every year around this time we look forward to the classic weekend,” said Daley. “A lot of people depend on our jerk chicken and our beverages.”He said business this weekend will be much different from years past when he usually sees a big boost.It’s also happening at a time where he, like many local business owners, are seeing a major decline in holiday catering orders this year.“We were hit …

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