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The Wheel – September 19, 2018

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Past-President Michael Blower reports that club member Jamie Nance moved last week to Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, one of the top 2 rehabilitation facilities in the state.  In addition to the punctured lungs, Jamie had 11 broken ribs, 1 seriously broken leg and a severed T-10 vertebrae.  Jamie will be using a wheelchair for now, but has a great attitude about adjusting to his new normal. There will be a fundraiser to start a Foundation to support ongoing needs for the Nance family and eventually to support other families in the future...

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The Wheel – September 12, 2018

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As 104 years ago Rotary Club of Oakland sponsored the Rotary Club of Stockton. Our club in the same spirit of Service Above Self has sponsored the newest Rotary Club of Central Stockton, chartered in 2018. On behalf of Rotary Club of Stockton, President Waqar Rizvi presented a Rotary Bell and Rotary Club Banner to President Vanessa Peralta of Rotary Club of Central Stockton.  The club meets at UJ’s Restaurant at 6pm on Tuesdays ( map ).  Visit their Facebook page: Rotary Club of Central Stockton. “The Rotary Club of Stockton Begins the...

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The Wheel – September 5, 2018

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  “The Rotary Club of Stockton Begins the 2nd Century of Service to the Stockton Community” (79) (21) Activities Call to Order and Presidents Welcome! President Waqar welcomed members and guests to the Rotary Club of Stockton-104 years of Service Above Self Serving the Community and asked everyone to greet one another to enjoy the camaraderie of Rotary! Pledge of Allegiance & 4-Way Test – Louis Lemos lead the Pledge of Allegiance and the Rotary 4-Way Test. Song – In honor of Labor Day, Songleader Raul worked up...

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The Wheel – August 29, 2018

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Past-President Kuy Ky and Foundation Chair presented a Paul Harris +5 to Cathy Wooton (far right) and a Major Donor Crystal to Judy Chambers!  (Note: a Major Donor is a cumulative donation of $10,000!)  Congratulations to both!! “The Rotary Club of Stockton Begins the 2nd Century of Service to the Stockton Community” (71) (21) Activities Call to Order and Presidents Welcome! President Waqar welcomed members and guests to the Rotary Club of Stockton-104 years of Service Above Self Serving the Community and asked everyone to greet...

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The Wheel – August 22, 2018

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  Raul Chavez (far right) with President Waqar introduced new member, Marcela Gracewski.  Marcela graduated from Sacramento State and after hitting the glass ceiling for women at a logistics company, started her own logistics firm.  Marcela loves sales and is very proud of the growth of her company in the past 8 years.  Now Marcela is excited to begin giving back to the community. Marcela enjoys a husband, a 4 year old daughter and a 3 year old son. “The Rotary Club of Stockton Begins the 2nd Century of Service to the Stockton...

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The Wheel – August 15, 2018

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Our Guest Speaker today was none other than our own member Madisen Sena! Blain Bibb introduced the Diva of Disco, Señora of Salsa, Hussie with the Hustle and contagious smile, Madisen Sena.  Madisen showed off her fellow Rotarians with twinkle toes as well as the impressive moves of her professionals and even some of our own members!  We should all be so lucky to take dance lessons at Arthur Murray Dance Center Stockton “The Rotary Club of Stockton Begins the 2nd Century of Service to the Stockton Community” (88) (19) Activities...

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The Wheel – August 8, 2018

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The Annual Stockton Rotary Fundraiser Event, the Hot Hula Hukilau, will be in ONE MONTH – Saturday, September 8, 2018, at the University Plaza Waterfront Hotel.  Give, Get and Go to the Hot Hula Hukilau. Wear your Luau clothes to the Rotary meetings during the month of August – anything that can pass the Country Club’s dress code, that is….Tickets for VIP Tables of 8 are available, items for the Silent Auction and Live Auction are needed (fancy wine, time at vacation homes, boat trips, dinners, gift certificates to fun vacation venues,...

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The Wheel – August 1, 2018

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Steve Bestolarides has perfect attendance for 3 straight weeks at our club.  He even did a make-up at Rotary One in Chicago where he ran into President Waqar and the President-Elect of Rotary International, Mark Maloney. The proof is in the pictures (this also cost Steve a Bell Ringer – $250):   “The Rotary Club of Stockton Begins the 2nd Century of Service to the Stockton Community” (132) (12) Activities Call to Order and Welcome! President Waqar welcomed members and guests and asked everyone to greet one another to enjoy...

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The Wheel – July 25, 2018

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Past-President Foundation Director Kuy Ky presented an encore performance of his infamous “commerce intersects cause” speech and announced the following Paul Harris Fellows: Trang Do (Kuy Ky) – 1st PH; Omar Khamisa – PH+4; and Rigo Cervantes – PH+7!   “The Rotary Club of Stockton Begins the 2nd Century of Service to the Stockton Community” (108) (12) Activities Call to Order and Welcome! President Waqar welcomed members and guests and asked everyone to greet one another to enjoy the camaraderie of Rotary! Pledge of Allegiance...

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The Wheel – July 18, 2018

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President Waqar presents his first Paul Harris Award as President to Chheavy Lema and her Paul Harris +1!  Congratulations, Chheavy!   “The Rotary Club of Stockton Begins the 2nd Century of Service to the Stockton Community” (89) Activities Call to Order and Welcome! President Waqar welcomed members and guests and asked everyone to greet one another to enjoy the camaraderie of Rotary! Pledge of Allegiance & 4-Way Test – Fubara Jack lead the Pledge of Allegiance and the Rotary 4-Way Test. Song – Past-President...

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