The Lantana Ladies League Board continues to track developments regarding the COVID-19 outbreak. The prevailing protocols suggest reducing interpersonal contact to minimize the risk of transmission. Because the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and our government officials highly recommend social distancing, we decided to cancel our “Movie Night” March social and all remaining Special Interest Group (SIG) events in March. The recent AMC announcement to close its theaters temporarily is in line with our thinking of taking precautions.
We also made the very difficult decision to cancel The Amazing Race set for April. We know this news is disappointing. It truly breaks our hearts to cancel one of our most popular events. We do not know what will unfold in April, so we chose the safe option of not putting our members and guests at risk. At this time, we are not confident we could procure sponsors and businesses that would welcome approximately 140 women running through their establishments throughout the night. In addition, if we had to cancel at the last minute, we would lose a very large sum of money. Please understand that there is an incredible amount of planning and work involved in hosting The Amazing Race event, so if things appear to improve in April, we are not able to just bring it back. We apologize and ask for your understanding.
The Lantana Ladies League event season typically ends in May. We are considering May graduations and summer vacations as we explore alternative options to hold this event.
We will continue to monitor the pandemic situation and communicate with you on the status of April events.
Let’s continue to support each other through this challenging time but from a distance.
The Lantana Ladies League Board