Northern Berkshire United Way will hold its annual meeting and 2016-2017 campaign kick-off breakfast at 7:45 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 6, at the Williams Inn.

The program will include the annual election of officers and board of directors, announcement of this year's campaign goal, and citations from elected officials celebrating the agency's 80th anniversary.

James F. Birge, newly appointed president of Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, will be the guest speaker.

The public is invited. Information: 413-663-9062.