SVCB Business Calendar for 2024


January: Braille Literacy and Glaucoma Awareness Month.

Thu. Jan 4: Louis Braille's birthday.

Thu. Jan 4: SVCB Board Meeting. Modify/accept this calendar.

Sat. Jan 20: SVCB Annual Meeting Vista San Jose. New officers take office, approve this calendar.

Mon. Jan 22: Membership dues are due to avoid disruption of newsletter subscription.

Mon. Jan 22: February newsletter deadline. Distribute 2024 budget.


Thu. Feb 1: SVCB Board Meeting. Board review/approve budget for distribution to the membership.

Sat. Feb 10: Deadline for membership dues payment to CCB.

Sat. Feb 17: SVCB Monthly Meeting Vista San Jose. Approve 2024 budget, elect delegates for CCB convention, appoint Picnic Committee and discuss picnic site.

Mon. Feb 19: March newsletter deadline.


March: Eye Donor Awareness Month.

Fri. Mar 1 through Tue. Mar 5: ACB Affiliate Presidents' Meeting and Legislative Seminar. Capitol Hill Day is Tuesday, March 5. All meetings held at the Pentagon City hotel, Arlington Virginia.

Thu. Mar 7: SVCB Board Meeting.

Sat. Mar 16: SVCB Monthly Meeting Vista San Jose. Discuss possible resolutions for CCB Convention, finalize picnic site.

Mon. Mar 18 through Fri. Mar 22: 39th Annual CSUN Conference, Visit

for details.

Mon. Mar 18: April newsletter deadline. Distribute spring membership list.

Thu. Mar 21: Register picnic site.


Tue. Apr 2: SVCB Board Meeting.

Wed. Apr 3 through Sun. Apr 7: CCB Conference and Convention.

Thu. Apr 18 through Sun. Apr 21: The 64th Annual CA Teachers and Educators for the Blind and Visually Impaired (CTEBVI) Conference, Higher Ground, visit

for details.

Sat. Apr 20: SVCB Monthly Meeting Vista San Jose.

Mon. Apr 22: May newsletter deadline.


May: Healthy Vision Month.

Thu. May 2: SVCB Board Meeting.

Sat. May 18: SVCB Monthly Meeting Vista San Jose.

Mon. May 20: June newsletter deadline.


June: Vision Research Month.

Thu. Jun 6: SVCB Board Meeting.

Sat. Jun 15: SVCB Monthly Meeting Vista San Jose. Finalize picnic plans.

Mon. Jun 17: July newsletter deadline.

Thu. Jun 27: Helen Keller Day.


Tue. Jul 2: SVCB Board Meeting.

Fri. Jul 5 through Fri. Jul 12: ACB 63rd Annual Conference and Convention

Hyatt Regency Riverfront Hotel

225 E Coastline Dr

Jacksonville, FL.

For reservations call (855) 516-1090

Sat. Jul 20: SVCB Monthly Meeting Vista San Jose. Begin plans for White Cane Safety Day and Employment of People With Disabilities Awareness month,

Mon. Jul 22: August newsletter deadline.


Thu. Aug 1: SVCB Board Meeting.

Sat. Aug 17: SVCB monthly meeting Vista San Jose.

Mon. Aug 19: September newsletter deadline.


Thu. Sep 5: SVCB Board Meeting.

Sat. Sep 21: SVCB picnic in leu of monthly meeting.

Mon. Sep 23: October newsletter deadline.


October: Employment of People With Disabilities Awareness Month.

Thu. Oct 3: SVCB Board Meeting.

Tue. Oct 15: White Cane Safety Day.

Sat. Oct 19: SVCB Monthly Meeting Vista San Jose. Formally consider Constitution and Bylaws amendments. Appoint holiday party committee chair.

Mon. Oct 21: November newsletter deadline. Distribute Constitution and Bylaws if necessary. Publish slate of 2025 SVCB candidates. Distribute fall membership list.


Thu. Nov 7: SVCB Board Meeting. Review Nominating Committee candidate slate; get volunteers for 2025 business calendar and Budget Committee chair.

Sat. Nov 16: 37th Anniversary SVCB Monthly Meeting Vista San Jose. Elect officers for 2025, announce Budget Committee.

Mon. Nov 18: December newsletter deadline.


Wed. Dec 4 through Thu. Dec 5: Sight Tech Global. Visit

for details.

Thu. Dec 5: SVCB Board Meeting. Review 2025 Business Calendar.

Sat. Dec 14: SVCB Provisionary holiday party in lieu of Monthly Meeting Vista San Jose.

Mon. Dec 16: January, 2025 newsletter deadline.

Thu. Dec 26: budget committee meeting.