Lions Clubs International – Calendar of Events 2012-2013

July 2012
· July 1: Lions Services for Children Symposium applications for grant funding during fiscal year 2012-2013 open  to districts and multiple districts in all Constitutional Areas, plus the Continent of Africa.
· July 1: Lions districts and multiple districts may apply for 2012-2013 Lions Services for Children Worldwide  Funding Program
· July 1: Lions districts and multiple districts may apply for 2012-13 Leo Leadership Grant Program funds
· July 15: Lions Club Activity Report due
· July 15: Leo Club Program Advisory Panel nominations due
· July 30: Annual Reports for Leo Districts and Multiple Districts (Leo-91) due
August 2012
· Engaging Our Youth Global Service Action Campaign
· August 8-10: New Directors Orientation (Oak Brook, Illinois, USA)
· August 15: Leo Club Excellence Award applications due
· August 13-17: Executive Committee Week Meetings (Oak Brook, Illinois, USA)
· August 31-Sept 2: ANZI-Pacific Forum (Queenstown, New Zealand)
September 2012
· September 2-5: Advanced (Senior) Lions Leadership Institute – Constitutional Area IV: Europe (Brussels, Belgium)
· September 3: Standard, Core 4 and IAG Grant application deadline for review at November 2012 board meeting
· September 6-8: EUROPA Forum (Brussels, Belgium)
· September 13-15: USA/Canada Forum (Tampa Bay, Florida USA)
· September 17-20: Emerging Lions Leadership Institute – Constitutional Area I: USA, its affiliates, Bermuda and the Bahamas (Tampa Bay, Florida USA)
· September 30: Deadline for the Club and District Team Excellence Awards
· September 30: Annual District/Multiple District Youth Camp and Exchange Report Form (YCE-510A) due
October 2012
· Sharing the Vision Global Service Action Campaign
· Lions Membership Growth Month · Leo Membership Growth Month
· October 1: Deadline to purchase Peace Poster Contest kits from Club Supplies Sales
· October 11: Lions World Sight Day
· October 12-15: Advanced (Senior) Lions Leadership Institute – Constitutional Area III: South America, Central America, Mexico and Islands of the Caribbean Sea (Lima, Peru)
· October 15: International White Cane Safety Day
· October 20: Deadline to report members for the October Membership Growth Award
· October 23: SightFirst grant application deadline for review at the January 2013 SAC
November 2012
Lions Diabetes Awareness Month
· November 1-5: Board of Directors Meeting (Indianapolis, Indiana, USA)
· November 1-4: Emerging Lions Leadership Institute – Constitutional Area II: Canada (Toronto, Ontario, Canada)
· November 8-11: OSEAL Forum (Fukuoka, Japan)
· November 11: Lions Quest grant application deadline for review at the January board meeting
· November 14: World Diabetes Day
· November 15: Postmark deadline for a club to send one winning poster (per contest) to the district governor
· November 15: Top Ten Youth Camp and Exchange Chairperson Award applications (YCE-110) due
· November 15: Annual District/Multiple District Youth Camp and Exchange Activity Report (YCE-1450) due
· November 15: Leo October Membership Growth Award nominations due
· November 21: Lions Quest grant application deadline for review at the January 2013 board meeting
· November 30: Deadline for Family Membership Certification Forms
December 2012
· Relieving the Hunger Global Service Action Campaign
· 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 Relations Department
· December 1: 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 Relations Department
· December 2-8: Lions Eye Bank Week
· December 5: International Leo Day
· December 15: Postmark deadline for the multiple district council chairperson to send one winning Peace Poster to the Public Relations Department at International Headquarters
· December 15: Postmark deadline for the multiple district council chairperson to send one winning essay to the  Public Relations Department at International Headquarters
· December 31: Last day for early discount on convention registration fees
January 2013
· Relieving the Hunger Global Service Action Campaign
· Glaucoma Awareness Month
· January 1: New Peace Poster Kits available through Club Supplies Sales
· January 13-19: LCIF Week
· January 13: Melvin Jones’ birthday
· January 15: Deadline for districts to submit a single Lions Environmental Photo Contest entry to multiple district
· January 21-25: Executive Committee Week Meetings (Oak Brook, Illinois, USA)
February 2013
· February 1: International Peace Poster contest winners will be notified on or before this date
· February 15: Standard, Core 4 and IAG grant application deadline for review at the April 2013 board meeting
· February 22-25: Advanced (Senior) Lions Leadership Institute – Constitutional Area I: USA, its affiliates, Bermuda and the Bahamas (Oak Brook, IL, USA)
· February 22-25: Advanced (Senior) Lions Leadership Institute – Constitutional Area II: Canada (Oak Brook, IL, USA)
March 2013
· Eye Donor Awareness Month
· March 1: Deadline for multiple districts to submit a single Lions Environmental Photo Contest entry to
International Headquarters
· March 1: Lions Services for Children Symposium funding for fiscal year 2012-2013 opens up to districts and  multiple districts in all Constitutional Areas, plus the Continent of Africa, if funding is still available.
· March 2-5: Emerging Lions Leadership Institute – Constitutional Area VII: Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Indonesia and Islands of the Pacific Ocean (Sydney, Australia)
· March 22-25: Faculty Development Institute, Constitutional Area IV: Europe (Vienna, Austria)
· March 31: Last day for regular convention registration fees
· TBD: Lions Day with the United Nations
April 2013
· Leo Club Awareness Month
· Protecting Our Environment Global Service Action Campaign
· April 21: Lions Worldwide Induction Day
· April 22: Earth Day
May 2013
· Recycle for Sight Month
· May 1: Deadline to cancel with refund of convention registration
· May 1: Deadline for advance convention registration and hotel room requests to be received
· May 1: Deadline for International Friendship Banner, Newsletter, Trading Pin and Web site contest entries to be  received at International Headquarters
· May 3-6: Faculty Development Institute – Constitutional Area V: The Orient & Southeast Asia (Taipei, Taiwan)
· May 6-10: Executive Committee Meeting (Oak Brook, Illinois, USA)
· May 11-17: White Cane Week
· May 14: SightFirst grant application for review at the August SAC
· May 15: Annual Leo Club Officers and Membership Report Form (Leo-72) due
· May 15: Deadline for filing Officer Reporting Form (PU101)
· May 24: Deadline date for convention hotel deposit refunds for individual cancellations
June 2013
· June 1: Leo of the Year Award applications (Leo-LOY) due
· June 1: Helen Keller Day
· June 5: World Environment Day
· June 20: Deadline for 2013-2014 Charter Applications
· June 30-July 4: International Board of Directors Meeting (Hamburg, Germany)

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