SVCB Business Calendar for 2020


January: Braille Literacy and Glaucoma Awareness Months.

Thu. Jan 2: Louis Braille's birthday.

Thu. Jan 2: SVCB Board Meeting. Modify/accept this calendar, appoint Picnic Committee.

Sat. Jan 18: SVCB ANNUAL Meeting. New officers take office, approve this calendar, introduce Picnic Committee chair to recommend a site for August picnic.

Fri. Jan 24: February newsletter deadline. Distribute 2020 budget.

Sun. Jan 26: Membership dues are due to avoid disruption of newsletter subscription.


Thu. Feb 6: SVCB Board meeting.

Sat. Feb 15: Deadline for membership dues payment to CCB.

Sat. Feb 15: Monthly meeting. Approve 2020 budget.

Fri. Feb 21: March newsletter deadline.

Sat. Feb 22 through Tue. Feb 25: ACB affiliate presidents' meeting and legislative seminar. Capitol Hill Day is Tue. Feb 25. Meetings take place at the Holiday Inn & Suites Old Town in Alexandria, Virginia. Visit for details

Sat. Feb 29: Northern California Regional Braille Challenge; LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired, 1155 Market St. San Francisco, CA 94103, contact Jamey Gump, Youth Services Coordinator at or by phone at 415-694-7372


March: Eye donor awareness month.

Thu. Mar 5: SVCB Board meeting.

Mon, Mar. 9 to Mar. 13: 35th annual CSUN Conference at the Anaheim Marriott Hotel in Anaheim California. Visit

Sat. Mar 21: Monthly meeting. Discuss resolutions for CCB Convention.

Fri. Mar 27: April newsletter deadline. Distribute spring membership list.


Thu. Apr 2: SVCB Board meeting.

Thu. Apr 16 to Sun Apr 19, 61st California Transcribers and Educators for the Blind and Visually Impaired (CTEBVI) conference at the Los Angeles Airport Marriott.

Sat. Apr 18: Monthly meeting. Elect delegates for CCB conference and convention.

Fri. Apr 24: May newsletter deadline.


May: Healthy Vision Month.

Thu. May 7: SVCB Board meeting.

Sat. May 16: Monthly meeting.

Fri. May 22: June newsletter deadline.


June: Vision Research Month.

Thu. June 4 to Sun. June 7: CCB conference and Convention.

Thu. June 11: SVCB Board meeting.

Fri. June 26: July newsletter deadline.

Sat. June 27: Monthly meeting. Finalize picnic plans. Remind members to acquire prizes.

Sat. June 27: Helen Keller Day.


Thu. Jul 2: SVCB Board meeting.

Fri. July 3 to Fri. Jul 10: ACB 59th annual Conference and Convention,

Renaissance Hotel 1551 N. Thoreau Dr., Schaumburg, Illinois 60173, reservations 847-303-4100

Sat. Jul 18: Monthly meeting. Begin plans for White Cane Safety Day and Employment of People With Disabilities Awareness month, appoint Holiday Party Committee chair.

Fri. Jul 24: August newsletter deadline.


Thu. Aug 6: SVCB Board meeting.

Fri. Aug 21: September newsletter deadline.


Thu. Sept 3: SVCB Board meeting.

Sat. Sept 19: Monthly meeting. Announce Nominating Committee, informally consider amendments for Constitution or Bylaws, begin planning for Braille Literacy Month, remind members to acquire prizes for holiday party, and hear ACB convention reports.

Fri. Sept 25: October newsletter deadline. Distribute Constitution and Bylaws if necessary.


October: Employment of People With Disabilities Awareness Month.

Thu. Oct 1: SVCB Board meeting.

Thu. Oct 15: White Cane Safety Day.

Sat. Oct 17: Monthly meeting. Formally consider Constitution and Bylaws amendments.

Fri. Oct 23: November newsletter deadline. Distribute fall membership list, publish slate of 2001 SVCB candidates.


Thu. Nov 5: SVCB Board meeting. Review Nominating Committee candidate slate; get volunteers for 2021 business calendar and Budget Committee chair.

Sat. Nov 21: 33th anniversary meeting. Elect officers for 2021, announce Budget Committee.

Fri. Nov 27: December newsletter deadline.


Thu. Dec 3: SVCB Board meeting. Review 2021 Business Calendar.

Sat. Dec 12: Provisional holiday party in lieu of monthly meeting.

Mon. Dec 28: January, 2021 newsletter deadline.

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