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The Wheel – December 13, 2017

  Several members took advantage of the club match for any Rotary Foundation donation and Rotary Foundation Chair, Kevin Kauffman, awarded Paul Harris’ to the following (from left): President Ann Johnston, PH +5; Judy Chambers, PH +6; Julie Damron, PH +1; Frank Whitney, PH +2; President-Elect Waqar Rizvi, PH +7; Omar Khamisa, PH +1, +2, and +3; and Liz Hull, PH +8. Congratulations to...

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The Wheel – December 6, 2017

  Jim Woodward (right) presented a Stockton Rotary Endowment, Woodward-Clark Fund $6,000 check to Brian McCoy, who is from the Stockton Unified School District.  Brian shared that budget constraints have prevented SUSD from directing any money to the purchase of library books since 2007.  Brian has been working to obtain books to replace and update the school resource libraries and this...

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The Wheel – November 29, 2017

  Past District Governor Susan Drake learned a hard lesson about secrets when she tried to surprise Ken Steele with a Crystal and Diamond Pin designating him and his wife Rita as Major Donors to the Rotary Foundation.  If you tell one person, it isn’t a secret anymore – even if it is President Ann. “The Rotary Club of Stockton Begins the 2nd Century of Service to the Stockton...

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The Wheel – November 21, 2017

SPECIAL EDITION: 44th Annual Rotary Clubs of Stockton All City Thanksgiving Luncheon. The meeting was held at the First Baptist Church, 3535 N. El Dorado St., Stockton, where all the Rotary Clubs of Stockton met to enjoy the fine food provided by Angelinas Spaghetti House that was served to Rotarians and their guests.  Assistant District Governor and M.C. Ray Call (2nd from right) and District...

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The Wheel – November 15, 2017

Paul Kozlow presented the following checks from the $88,000 allocated towards donations from the Stockton Rotary Endowments this year: $4,000 to Emergency Food Bank for turkeys accepted by Mike Donaghy (left picture); and $3,000 to Read to Me Stockton for 1,500 books accepted by Past-President Graham Tweedy (far right) and President Ann Johnston. “The Rotary Club of Stockton Begins the 2nd...

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The Wheel – November 8, 2017

President Ann welcomes two new members to the club: Zack Downs (left), Sponsored by Terry Hull Sr., grew up in Stockton, has 3 children and 1 wife, who Zack described as “very patient”.  Sylvan “Van” Young (center) and his wife are Administrators for the Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Center.  Married for 37 years, they enjoy 5 children and 10 grandchildren.  Welcome to the club! “The...

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