SIR, Inc. Branch 92 has elected Fred Merrill as “Big Sir” (President) for the year 2022.

Here is what Fred has to say about SIR “It is an honor to be elected to serve as Big Sir. I’ve made many new friends since joining SIR and I think it is a great resource for men over 50. I’m proud of how SIR has adapted through COVID and even more proud to have returned to our monthly luncheon meetings and other in person activities. I’m looking forward to helping grow the organization and introducing even more seniors to all that SIR has to offer”.

SIR, Inc. is a California non-profit organization that provides social activities and supports worthy causes for men over 50 whose mission is: “To improve the lives of our members thru fun activities and events while making friends for Life”. The parent organization was formed in 1958 in San Mateo and the Oakmont Branch was formed in 2005. There are currently over 100 Branches in Central and Northern California and more than 10,000 members from Bakersfield to Mt. Shasta and Lake Tahoe to San Francisco.

The Oakmont Branch has over 60 members who meet on the second Tuesday of each month at the Berger Center in Oakmont. Doors open at 11:30 and lunch starts at noon with an interesting program to follow. In addition, Branch 92 offers the following activities to its members: Golf, poker, wine tasting, picnics, local touring, attendance at various performances such as Transcendence Theatre and 6th Street Theater. Branch 92 supports food donation to Redwood Empire Food Bank and other worthy causes. Ideas for new activities are encouraged and adopted. Visitors and potential new members are welcome to sample the activities and attend luncheons. For more information, please call Membership Chairman John Barrett at 707-318-4633. Information is also available on their Branch Facebook:


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