We continue to monitor the situation with Hurricane Dorian:
Based on the current weather projections of Dorian, both campuses WILL reopen on Wednesday.
Bargains & Blessing Customers and Volunteers: We will reopen Wednesday.
Congregants are advised to refer to The Villages Daily Sun newspaper for updates on shelter openings.
Sumter County: Call for updates 352-569-1660
According to this emergency management number Villages Charter Middle and High schools have NOT been registered as shelters.
Sumter County will open two pet-friendly shelters on Monday at 10 a.m. for Hurricane Dorian evacuees. The Sumter County Fairgrounds, located at 7620 SR 471, Webster, FL 33513 will be opened for the general population and the Wildwood Community Center, located at 5600 Powell Rd, Wildwood, FL 34785 for those that have special needs.
Sumter County is opening these shelters for local residents living in mobile homes, recreational vehicles, and low-lying flood prone areas as well as out-of-county evacuees fleeing from the east coast. Residents living in site-built homes can shelter in-place.
Lake County: Call for updates 352-343-9420
Marion County: Call for updates 352-369-8185
No Marion County shelters have been opened. Click here to see the names and addresses of shelters in Marion County.