2019 SVCB BUSINESS CALENDAR

January

Braille Literacy and Glaucoma Awareness Months.

Wed. Jan 2: Louis Braille's birthday.

Thu. Jan 3: SVCB Board Meeting. Modify/accept this calendar, appoint Picnic Committee.

Sat. Jan 19: SVCB ANNUAL meeting). New officers take office, approve this calendar, introduce Picnic Committee chair to recommend a site for August picnic.

Fri. Jan 25: February newsletter deadline. Distribute 2019 budget.

Sun. Jan 27: Membership dues are due to avoid disruption of newsletter subscription.

February

Eye donor awareness month.

Thu. Feb 7: SVCB Board meeting.

Sat. Feb 16: Deadline for membership dues payment to CCB.

Sat. Feb 16: Monthly meeting. Approve 2019 budget, elect delegates for CCB conference and convention.

Fri. Feb 22: March newsletter deadline.

Sat. Feb 23 through Tue. Feb 26: ACB affiliate presidents' meeting and legislative seminar. Capitol Hill Day is Tue. Feb 26. Meetings take place at the Crowne Plaza Old Town Alexandria, located at 
901 N. Fairfax St., Alexandria, VA 22314. Visit register.acb.org.

March

Thu. Mar 7: SVCB Board meeting.

Sat. March 9: Northern California Regional Braille Challenge; California School for the Blind, 
500 Walnut Ave., Fremont, CA 94536. Contact Angela Martyn at amartn@csb-de.ca.gov or call 510-936-5514. 

Mon, Mar. 11 to Mar. 15: 34th annual CSUN Conference at the Anaheim Marriott Hotel in Anaheim California. Visit 
www.csun.edu/cod/conference/.

Sat. Mar 16: Monthly meeting. Discuss resolutions for CCB Convention.

Fri. Mar 22: April newsletter deadline. Distribute spring membership list.

April

Thu. Apr 4: SVCB Board meeting.

Thu. Apr 11 to Sun Apr 14 60th California Transcribers and Educators for the Blind and Visually Impaired (CTEbVI) conference at the San Francisco Airport Marriott in Burlingame, CA.

Sat. Apr 20: Monthly meeting. 

Fri. Apr 26: May newsletter deadline.

May

Healthy Vision Month.

Thu. May 2: SVCB Board meeting.

Sat. May 18: Monthly meeting. 

Fri. May 24: June newsletter deadline.

June

Vision Research Month.

Thu. June 6 to Sun. June 9: CCB conference and Convention.

Thu. June 6: SVCB Board meeting. 

Sat. June 15: Monthly meeting. Finalize picnic plans. Remind members to acquire prizes.

Fri. June 28: July newsletter deadline.

Thu. June 27: Helen Keller Day.

July

Fri. July 5 to Fri. Jul 12: ACB Conference and Convention, 
Rochester New York. Hotels are the Hyatt and Riverside, room rates are $89 single or double and $10 more per person for up to four people. Reservations: Hyatt: 800-546-6400, Riverside: 800-233-1234, online: 
acb.org and access 2019 registration. 

Thu. Jul 11: SVCB Board meeting.

Sat. Jul 20: Monthly meeting. Begin plans for White Cane Safety Day and Employment of People With Disabilities Awareness month, appoint Holiday Party Committee chair.

Fri. Jul 26: August newsletter deadline.

August

Thu. Aug 1: SVCB Board meeting.

Sat. Aug 17: Picnic in lieu of monthly meeting.

Fri. Aug 23: September newsletter deadline.

September

Thu. Sept 5: SVCB Board meeting.

Sat. Sept 21: 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 27: October newsletter deadline. Distribute Constitution and Bylaws if necessary.

Sat. Sept 28: Vista Center Technology Conference, San Jose branch

October

Employment of People With Disabilities Awareness Month.

Thu. Oct 3: SVCB Board meeting.

Tue. Oct 15: White Cane Safety Day.

Sat. Oct 19: Monthly meeting. Formally consider Constitution and Bylaws amendments.

Fri. Oct 25: November newsletter deadline. Distribute fall membership list, publish slate of 2017 SVCB candidates.

November

Thu. Nov 7: SVCB Board meeting. Review Nominating Committee candidate slate; get volunteers for 2020 business calendar and Budget Committee chair.

Sat. Nov 16: 35th anniversary meeting. Elect officers for 2020, announce Budget Committee.

Fri. Nov 22: December newsletter deadline.

December

Thu. Dec 5: SVCB Board meeting. Review 2020 Business Calendar.

Sat. Dec 14: Provisionary holiday party in lieu of monthly meeting.

Thu. Dec 26: January, 2020 newsletter deadline.