The GE Retirees Association has announced its officers for the 2012-13 year: president Tom Cunningham, vice president Angie Moore, treasurer Dick Calcaterra and secretary Mimi Cunningham. Jack Bragg, immediate past president. The group will meet at noon, Nov. 15, at the New Hanover County Senior Center, 2222 South College Road. Lunch $7, is open to GE retirees and spouses. Dr. Jim Parnell, retired professor of ornithology at the University of North Carolina Wilmington, will speak about birds of the North Carolina coast. Please RSVP by calling (910) 799-5284.