The Southeast Evanston Association is pleased that Joel Brammeier, president and CEO of the Alliance for the Great Lakes, will speak at the annual meeting of S.E.A. on Oct. 7 at The Homestead, 1625 Hinman Ave. The public is invited and there is no cost. There will be a social hour with complimentary appetizers and beverages from 6:15-7:15. Mr. Brammeier will discuss threats to the Great Lakes as well as progress by the the Alliance. A Q&A period will follow.