85.7 F
The Villages
Friday, October 15, 2021

Coronavirus crisis postpones VHA’s ‘Evening with the Developer’

The Coronavirus crisis has postponed the VHA’s annual “An Evening with the Developer.”

The annual address featuring Mark Morse had been set for May 13, but will be moved to either September or October due to fears of the spread of COVID-19 and the governor’s call for social distancing measures.

In recent years, the annual “An Evening with the Developer” had evolved into a highly-choreographed event featuring numerous Morse family and lots of family photos at The Sharon L. Morse Performing Arts Center. However, Mark Morse reportedly chafed at suiting up and playing the role of TV host, so in 2018 and 2019, the event was scaled back to a smaller number of family members and Morse jettisoned the suit.

Mark Morse, right, chats with family members during “An Evening with the Developer” in 2017.

In addition to the postponement of “An Evening with the Developer,” all other VHA programs and events have been canceled for April.

More Headlines
Stories in and around The Villages, Florida

The Villages, Florida

Letters to the Editor
Opinions submitted by residents in and around The Villages

Water sales by Lady Lake to Sumter County residents

In a Letter to the Editor, a Villager contends the Town of Lady Lake has no business providing water for development across the line in Sumter County.

Don’t believe the Daily Sun when it comes to Reverse One Sumter

A Lake Panasoffkee resident, in a Letter to the Editor, wants to set the record straight on representation on the Sumter County Commission.

Ed McGinty vows to return to Hadley pool

Villager Ed McGinty, who faces a stalking charge after a political disagreement at a swimming pool in The Villages, has vowed to return to that pool later this month. Read his Letter to the Editor.

American citizens abandoned in Afghanistan

A Village of Mallory Square, in a Letter to the Editor, blames president Biden for “abandoning” American citizens in Afghanistan.

Sumter County Republican Club has become a clique

In a Letter to the Editor, a Village of Bonita resident objects to an upcoming fundraiser being put on by the Sumter County Republican Club.

The Villages, Florida