SVCB Business Calendar for 2023


January: Braille Literacy and Glaucoma Awareness Month.

Wednesday, January 4: Louis Braille's birthday.

Thursday, January 5: SVCB Board Meeting. Modify/accept this calendar, appoint Picnic Committee.

Saturday, January 21: SVCB Annual Meeting. New officers take office, approve this calendar, introduce Picnic Committee chair to recommend a site for Picnic.

Sunday, January 22: Membership dues are due to avoid disruption of newsletter subscription.

Monday, January 23: February newsletter deadline. Distribute 2023 budget.


Thursday, February 2: SVCB Board Meeting.

Saturday, February 11: Deadline for membership dues payment to CCB.

Saturday, February 18: Monthly Meeting. Approve 2023 budget, elect delegates for CCB convention.

Monday, February 20: March newsletter deadline.


March: Eye Donor Awareness Month.

Thursday, March 2: SVCB Board Meeting.

Friday, March 10 through Tuesday, March 14: ACB Affiliate Presidents' Meeting and Legislative Seminar. Capitol Hill Day is Tuesday, March 14. Old Town, Alexandria VA 22314.

Monday, March 13 through Friday, March 17: 38th Annual CSUN Conference. Visit: for details.

Saturday, March 18: Monthly Meeting. Discuss possible resolutions for CCB Convention.

Monday, March 20: April newsletter deadline. Distribute spring membership list.

Friday March 31 through Sunday April 2: CCB Conference and Convention.


Thursday, April 6: SVCB Board Meeting.

Saturday, April 15: Monthly Meeting.

Monday, April 17: May newsletter deadline.

Thursday, April 20 through Sunday, April 23: The 63rd Annual CTEBVI Conference, Higher Ground, visit: for details.


May: Healthy Vision Month.

Thursday, May 4: SVCB Board Meeting.

Saturday, May 20: Monthly Meeting.

Monday, May 22: June newsletter deadline.


June: Vision Research Month.

Thursday, June 1: SVCB Board Meeting.

Saturday, June 17: Monthly Meeting. Finalize picnic plans.

Monday, June 19: July newsletter deadline.

Tuesday, June 27: Helen Keller Day.

Friday, June 30: ACB conference and convention tours begin.


Thursday, July 6: SVCB Board Meeting.

Saturday, July 1 through Friday, July 7: ACB 62nd Annual Conference and Convention, Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center Hotel in Schaumburg, Illinois

For reservations call (800) 468-3571

Saturday, July 15: Monthly Meeting. Begin plans for White Cane Safety Day and Employment of People With Disabilities Awareness month, appoint Holiday Party Committee chair.

Monday, July 17: August newsletter deadline.


Thursday, August 3: SVCB Board Meeting.

Saturday, August 19: Monthly meeting.

Monday, August 21: September newsletter deadline.


Thursday, September 7: SVCB Board Meeting.

Saturday, September 16: Monthly Meeting.

Monday, September 18: October newsletter deadline.


October: Employment of People With Disabilities Awareness Month.

Thursday, October 5: SVCB Board Meeting.

Sunday, October 15: White Cane Safety Day.

Saturday, October 21: Monthly Meeting. Formally consider Constitution and Bylaws amendments.

Monday, October 23: November newsletter deadline. Distribute Constitution and Bylaws if necessary. Publish slate of 2024 SVCB candidates. Distribute fall membership list.


Thursday, November 2: SVCB Board Meeting. Review Nominating Committee candidate slate; get volunteers for 2024 business calendar and Budget Committee chair.

Saturday, November 18: 36th Anniversary Meeting. Elect officers for 2024, announce Budget Committee.

Monday, November 20: December newsletter deadline.


Thursday, December 7: SVCB Board Meeting. Review 2024 Business Calendar.

Wednesday, December 6 through Thursday December 7: Sight Tech Global. Visit: for details.

Saturday, December 9: Provisionary holiday party in lieu of Monthly Meeting.

Monday, December 18: January, 2024 newsletter deadline.

Thursday December 28: Budget Committee meeting.