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Federal holiday: Veterans Day

Month Dates Activity
January 1 Federal holiday: New Year’s Day
January 2 2020 Better Newspaper Contest open for entries
January 17 MNA and MNAS Board of Directors meeting – Helena
January 20 Federal holiday: Martin Luther King Day
February 3 Nominations open for the 2020 Montana Newspaper Hall of Fame, Master Editor/Publisher Award and Dick Crockford Distinguished Service Awards
February 12 2020 Better Newspaper Contest is closed for entries at 10:00 pm
February 17 Federal holiday: President’s Day
March 15 2020 Sunshine Week – Open Government is Good Government – Details at: http://sunshineweek.org/
March 27 University of Montana School of Journalism Job Fair
March 27 Nomination deadline, 2020 Montana Newspaper Hall of Fame, Master Editor/Publisher Award and Distinguished Service Awards
April 12 Easter Sunday
April 15 Montana Corporation Annual Report filing deadline with the Montana Secretary of State
April 25 MNA and MNAS Board of the Directors meeting in Missoula
April 25 U of M School of Journalism Dean Stone Awards Banquet
May 25 Federal holiday: Memorial Day
June 2 Federal election primary
June 12, 13 135th MNA Annual Convention – Kalispell
June 11, 12, 13 MNA office will be closed for the annual convention
June 12 Montana Newspaper Foundation fundraising event – Conrad Mansion
June 12 MNA, MNAS and MNF Annual Meetings – Kalispell
June 13 2020 MNA Better Newspaper Contest Award Banquet – Kalispell
July 1 Annual deadline to file a County and Municipal Sworn Statement of Circulation
July 4 Federal holiday: Independence Day
September 4 National Newspaper Carrier Day
September 7 Federal holiday: Labor Day
September 25 MNA and MNAS Board of Directors Meeting – TBD
October 1 Deadline to file USPS Statement of Ownership Form 3526
October 12 Federal holiday: Columbus Day
November 1 MNA member rate and data survey deadline
November 3 Election Day
November 9 Montana Newspaper Foundation 2021 Internship Grant opens for applications
November 26 Federal holiday: Thanksgiving Day
November 26, 27 MNA office will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday
December 1 Montana Newspaper Foundation 2021 Internship Grant application deadline
December 17 Montana Newspaper Foundation 2021 Internship Grant winners announced
December 25 Federal holiday: Christmas Day