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Year of the Lion

We’re a global organization of active men and women, and it shows in our calendar. Each year, we seek to make a greater global impact than the year before. One way we do this is by participating in critical, long-standing events, and by adding new ones throughout the years.

July 2019

 
 

July 1

  • Lions districts and multiple districts may apply for 2019-2020 Leo Leadership Grant Program

July 5

  • First Vice District Governor/District Governor-elect Seminar (Day 4)

July 5-9

  • 102nd International Convention (Milan, Italy)

July 15

  • Lions Club Activity Report due

July 24-28

  • USA/Canada Leo Leadership Forum (Mesa, Arizona, USA)

July 31-August 4, 2019

  • Leo Latin America Leadership Forum (Goiana, Brazil)

August 2019

 
 

August 3-10

  • Leo Europa Forum (Porto, Portugal)

August 12

  • International Youth Day

August 13

  • Executive Committee Meeting (Oak Brook, Illinois, USA)

August 12-13

  • LCIF New Trustee Orientation (Oak Brook, Illinois, USA)

August 15

  • Leo Club Program Advisory Panel nominations due
     
  • Leo Club Excellence Award applications due
     
  • Top Ten Youth Camp and Exchange Chairperson Award applications (YCE-110) due

August 15-17

  • LCIF Board of Trustees Meeting (Oak Brook, Illinois, USA)

August 31

  • Deadline for the Club and District Team Excellence Awards
     
  • Deadline for Presidential Zone and Region Chairperson Awards

September 2019

 
Vision Awareness Month
Lions Membership Growth Month
Leo Membership Growth Month

September 5-8

  • ANZI Forum (Jakarta, Indonesia)

September 19-21

  • USA/Canada Forum (Spokane, Washington, USA)

September 25-28

  • All Africa Conference (Lusaka, Zambia)

October 2019

 
Vision Awareness Month
Lions Membership Growth Month
Leo Membership Growth Month

October 1

  • Deadline to purchase Peace Poster Contest kits from Club Supplies Sales

October 4-6

  • EUROPA Forum (Tallin, Estonia)

October 9-12

  • International Board of Directors Meeting (Jackson Hole, Wyoming, USA)

October 10

  • Application deadline for Matching, Diabetes, Hunger (pilot), Childhood Cancer (pilot), SightFirst, and Lions Quest grants to be reviewed at the January 2020 board, SightFirst Advisory Committee and LAC meetings

October 11

  • World Sight Day

October 15

  • International White Cane Safety Day

October 24

  • United Nations Day

October 31

  • New Voices nomination deadline

November 2019

 
Diabetes Awareness Month

November 1

  • International Leo Day Video Contest submissions due

November 7-10

  • OSEAL Forum (Hiroshima, Japan)

November 14

  • World Diabetes Day

November 15

  • Postmark deadline for a club to send one winning Peace Poster (per contest) to the district governor
     
  • Leo October Membership Growth Award nominations due

December 2019

 

December 1

  • Postmark deadline for a district governor to send one winning Peace Poster entry to the multiple district council chairperson and for clubs not belonging to districts and districts not belonging to multiple districts to send one winning Peace Poster entry (per contest sponsored) to the Public Affairs Division
     
  • Postmark deadline for a district governor to send one winning essay to the multiple district council chairperson and for clubs not belonging to districts and districts not belonging to multiple districts to send one winning essay (per contest sponsored) to the Public Affairs Division

December 5

  • International Leo Day

December 14-17

  • ISAAME Forum (Chennai, India)

December 14-17

  • ISAMME Leo Leadership Forum (Chennai, India)

December 15

  • Postmark deadline for the multiple district council chairperson to send one winning Peace Poster to the Public Affairs Division
     
  • Postmark deadline for the multiple district council chairperson to send one winning essay to the Public Affairs Division

January 2020

 
Hunger Awareness Month

January 7

  • Executive Committee Meeting (Oak Brook, IL, USA)

January 8-10

  • LCIF Board of Trustees meeting (Oak Brook, Illinois, USA)

January 11

  • Last day for early discount on convention registration fees

January 13

  • Melvin Jones’ birthday

January 13-17

  • LCIF Week

January 15

  • Peace Poster Kits go on sale from Club Supplies Sales

January 15-18

  • FOLAC Forum (La Paz, Bolivia)

February 2020

 
Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

February 1

  • International Peace Poster contest winners will be notified on or before this date

February 11-13

  • First Vice District Governor/District Governor-elect Seminar (Days 1-3)

February 13

  • Application deadline for Matching, Diabetes, Hunger (pilot), and Childhood Cancer (pilot) grants to be reviewed at the May 2020 board and LAC meetings

February 15

  • International Childhood Cancer Day

March 2020

 

March 7

  • 42nd Annual Lions Day with the United Nations (New York City, USA)

March 31

  • Last day for regular convention registration fees

April 2020

 
Environmental Awareness Month
Family & Friends Month
Leo Club Awareness Month

April 1

  • Leos of the Year Award nominations due

April 2-5

  • International Board of Directors Meeting (Gdansk, Poland)

April 22

  • Earth Day

April 25

  • Lions Worldwide Induction Day

May 2020

 
Strengthen Membership Month

May 1

  • Deadline for advance convention registration and hotel room requests to be received
     
  • Deadline for convention registration refunds and hotel deposit refunds for individual cancellations

May 11

  • Executive Committee Meeting (Oak Brook, Illinois, USA)

May 13-15

  • LCIF Board of Trustees meeting (Oak Brook, Illinois, USA)

May 15

  • Deadline for filing Officer Reporting Form (PU101)

May 16

  • Application deadline for Matching, Diabetes, Hunger (pilot), Childhood Cancer (pilot), SightFirst, and Lions Quest grants to be reviewed at the August 2020 board and LAC meetings

June 2020

 

June 1

  • Helen Keller Day

June 5

  • World Environment Day

June 7

  • Lions Clubs International Birthday

June 15

  • Deadline for submission of pre-certified delegate forms for voting at International Convention

June 20

  • Deadline for New Club Applications for 2019/2020

June 21-June 25

  • International Board of Directors Meeting (Singapore)

June 26

  • First Vice District Governor/District Governor-Elect Seminar (Day 4)

June 26-30

  • 103rd International Convention (Singapore)