PITTSFIELD -- The Berkshire Section of the Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers will hold its annual dinner meeting on Thursday, May 1 at Zucchini’s Restaurant.

Presentations by the winners in the IEEE Science Writing Contest will take place. Cocktails take place at 6 p.m., followed by dinner at 7. The presentations will occur after dinner. The reservation deadline is Thursday, April 24.

The cost for IEEE members and one guest is $12 or $13, depending on meal choice, or $15 per person. The cost for non-IEEE member varies ranges from $26 to $35 per person, depending on meal choice, or $35 per person. Attendees who do not eat dinner will be admitted free.

Reservations/inquiries: George Haus, ghaus@ieee.org.

The Berkshire Section will also be holding its award drawing for children of IEEE Berkshire Section members who will be attending an accredited college on a full-time basis this fall. Three names will be drawn, and each awarded $100. Forms for the drawing are required to be completed by Thursday, April 24.

Information: Bernie Clairmont, bclairmont@epri.com.