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Text Box: What We Are About
Sons  In  Retirement (SIR) is a nonprofit public benefit corporation for retired men, devoted to the promotion of independence and dignity of retirement.  SIR's purpose is to assist men in renewing former friendships and provide opportunities to make new friends through association with other retirees.

The only requirement for membership is that a man be retired and sponsored by an active member.
Membership shall be open to men retired from fulltime gainful occupation, regardless of age, race, color or religion.
 

 

Look at some interesting opportunities.

Click the "BE A VOLUNTEER" button on the left.


Monthly Luncheon

Date

Luncheon Speaker/Event

January

Michelle Gouldsberry

VTA Community Outreach

February

Jack Boyd

History of NASA Ames Research Center

March

Troy Smith

Senior Director of Marketing Oakland A’s.

April

Diana Miller

Project Manager, Seniors’ Agenda – Department of Aging and Adult Services

May

Bill Menkemeller

Pruneridge Golf Pro

June

Rob Tufel

Executive Director Cancer CAREpoint

July

(Golf & BBQ Outing)

August

TBD

September

Lynette Parker

  Santa Clara Law School Lecturer and Winner of the prestigious FBI Director’s Community Leadership Award

October

Michelle Maranowski

Curator and Exhibits Developer, Tech Museum of San Jose

November

We Honor Our Veterans

December

Our Christmas Holiday Party

Westgate Branch 125 meets on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at the

        Three Flames Restaurant.

        1547 Meridian Ave., San Jose, CA 95126

                Executive Board Meeting 10:00AM

              Fellowship Hour 11:00AM - Lunch at noon


April Speaker:

Diana Miller was the speaker at the April 19 Luncheon meeting. She is the Seniors Agenda Project Director with the Department of Aging and Adult Services for Santa Clara County and has experience working with seniors in a variety of settings including an inpatient geriatric psychiatric unit of a hospital, skilled nursing home and low income HUD senior housing. She also has served as Executive Director of two local nonprofits and was a Community Outreach Director for the City of San Jose.

 

May Speaker:

Bill Menkemeller, Pruneridge Golf Pro.

 

June Speaker:

Rob Tufel, MSW, MPH;

Executive Director, Cancer Carepoint 
 
Rob Tufel has more than 20 years of experience in the health field including working as the Executive Director of the Ben & Catherine Ivy Foundation as well as the National Brain Tumor Foundation. He also directed the Patient Services Department at the National Brain Tumor Foundation, the Adult Services Department at Jewish Family and Children’s Services of the East Bay and founded the HOPE Project, a unique case management program for HIV affected families with children. Rob was the recipient of the Haas-Koshland Award following his graduation from UC Berkeley with a dual master's degrees in Social Welfare and Public Health. He is currently the President of the UC Berkeley School of Public Health Alumni Association Board.

 

Cancer CAREpoint is dedicated to transforming support for cancer patients, families and caregivers in Silicon Valley through personalized, one-on-one Counseling, Assistance, Resources and Education.

 


Membership Opportunity

Our Westgate Branch #125 in San Jose has 183 members and we are continuing to add new members.  Some of the benefits of joining our SIR's organization:

1. No initial or annual membership fees.

2. Excellent monthly luncheon meetings, including Top-Quality speakers, for only $18.

3. Weekly (pre-scheduled) golf and bowling throughout the year.  Also, additional out-of-area tournaments.

4. Special events including Christmas luncheon and Golf & BBQ (with spouses), picnics, local tours, professional sports, etc.

5. Information for domestic and international travel.

6. Special interest groups for those interested in computers, card games, etc.

7. Look at our ACTIVITIES, MONTHLY BULLETIN and HISTORY pages for more information about our branch.

Basically, we offer you a chance to HAVE FUN with a FUN-LOVING GROUP of retirees.

MAYBE YOU WOULD LIKE TO ATTEND A LUNCHEON, WHICH WE WILL PAY FOR, THEN DECIDE LATER IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO BECOME A MEMBER. If interested, Please call me, Larry Peck, at (408)269-1179. I would like to be your "Guest Sponsor" at one of our luncheons.


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