Sons In Retirement Branch No. 145 will meet today at 11 a.m. at the Moose Lodge on Woodbridge Road in Acampo.
Bonnie Duncan, a member of the San Joaquin Historical Society, will speak about the transcontinental exploration of the Louisiana Purchase plus the lands to the west all the way to the Pacific Ocean.
SIR membership is free. There are no initiation fees or dues. There is a small charge for the catered, optional luncheon available to all those who attend. For more information, call Neal Welsh at 209-327-2068.