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Month Dates Activity
January 1 Federal holiday: New Year’s Day
January 2 2020 Better Newspaper Contest open for entries
January 19 MNA and MNAS board of directors meetings via Zoom
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 4 Easter Sunday
April 16 MNA and MNAS board of directors meetings in Great Falls and via zoom
May 31 Federal holiday: Memorial Day
June 14 Flag Day
June 17, 18, 19 2021 Convention – Big Sky, Montana
July 4, 5 Federal holiday: Independence Day, Independence Day (Observed)
September 6 Federal holiday: Labor Day
October 1 Deadline to file USPS Statement of Ownership Form 3526
October 11 Federal holiday: Columbus Day
November 1 MNA member rate and data survey deadline
November 2 Election Day
November 9 Montana Newspaper Foundation 2021 Internship Grant opens for applications
November 11 Federal holiday: Veteran’s Day
November 25 Federal holiday: Thanksgiving Day
November 25, 26 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 24 , 25 Federal holiday: Christmas Eve and Day