Warrenton - Author Rex Ziak is the featured speaker for ENCORE's annual meeting at 1:30 p.m. Sept. 17 at the Warrenton Community Center.
Ziak, of Naselle, Wash., wrote "In Full View," an account of Lewis and Clark's arrival at the Pacific Ocean and their search for a winter camp along the lower Columbia River. He will talk about the explorers' arrival at the Pacific Ocean, the newly discovered camp sites and the creation of the new Lewis and Clark National Historic Park.
The public is invited, and admission is free.
Clatsop Community College president Greg Hamann will give the welcome and will introduce Lenore Morrisson, the college's new liaison with ENCORE. Election of officers and previews of upcoming classes are also on the agenda.
Refreshments will be served. All ENCORE members and guests are welcome.
ENCORE (Exploring New Concepts of Retirement Education) is sponsored by Clatsop Community College and is open to adults 50 and older. Members come from Oregon's North Coast and the south Washington coast. Dues of $50 are paid annually in September and entitle members to enroll in any or all of the group's course offerings during the year. Scholarships are available to anyone who needs financial assistance. Nonmembers are invited to attend one session of any class free.
For more information, contact the Clatsop Community College Continuing Education office, 338-2408.