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. Membership is open to men retired from FULLTIME gainful occupation,
regardless of age, race, color or religion. We, your fellow retired men from nearly all professions including business, science, engineering, legal, medicine,
and education, invite all who meet these criteria to consider joining SIR (Sons In Retirement).
Founded in 1958 for the strict enjoyment of retired men, the SIR organization has grown to 176 branches with over 25,000 members in
Northern California. There are no initiation fees. In lieu of dues, an opportunity to contribute to the expenses of branch is encouraged. Volunteers man
all office and administrative positions from the statewide organization down through the Region, Area, and local Branch. The SIR organization exists strictly
for the enjoyment and dignity of retired men.