Important Updates from World Headquarters

This page will be regularly updated with important developments from World Headquarters regarding COVID-19.

2020 Champions of Service Celebration

May 1, 2020 – We’re excited to announce updates to virtual events Junior Civitan International will host in lieu of convention. The Champions of Service Celebration will be a three-day event that will consist of a Celebration, Looking Ahead, and conclude with Dance-a-thon (June 26). For more information on these events, click here.

Further Guidance on In-Person Meetings

April 24, 2020 – In a previous statement made on March 27 by Civitan International, leadership at World Headquarters encouraged members to not hold any in-person meetings or public gatherings until May 1, 2020. Note that this timeline has now been extended through May 25, 2020.

Further Guidance on In-Person Meetings

March 27, 2020 – In a previous statement made on March 20 by Civitan International, leadership at World Headquarters encouraged members to not hold any in-person meetings or public gatherings until April 3, 2020. Note that this timeline has now been extended through May 1, 2020.

Junior Civitan International Convention Cancelled: Plans for virtual events are forthcoming

March 26, 2020 – We regret to inform that the Civitan International Board moved to cancel the 2020 Junior Civitan International Convention set for June 25-28 in Tampa, Florida. While convention has been cancelled, there are plans to move forward with an alternate event that would include a virtual Dance-a-thon.

Visit the Civitan International website for more information.For more information and updates on virtual convention events, please visit http://juniorcivitan.org/convention/convention-information/

In-Person Meetings and Events Discontinued Until 4/3

March 13, 2020 – In response to developments related to the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), Civitan International encourages clubs and districts to discontinue meetings and other public gatherings until April 3. At that point, leaders at world headquarters will reassess the situation and provide further guidance. Overall, Civitan International urges you to follow the guidelines and information distributed by the Centers for Disease Control and your local/state/provincial governing authorities.

As an international volunteer service organization, our members are the heart and lifeblood of Civitan International. Our highest priority at Civitan International is ensuring the safety of our membership, and we want to do all we can to protect it as well as others in our communities in which we impact. Thank you for your compliance with this matter.

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