The Rotary Read-In: Every year readers will spend approximately a half an hour with a preschool – 3rd grade classroom reading a book, answering questions and leaving the book behind for the school.
Each year Past-President Bob Blower organizes a special event to commemorate Memorial Day at Weber Point in Stockton at the WWII Memorial he was responsible for creating during his Rotary presidency.
The Rotary House is a single family home located on the grounds of the San Joaquin County Hospital. It is owned and maintained by our Stockton Rotary clubs. It is a nice, clean older home for the use of out of area families visiting hospitalized loved ones.
In the past the destinations have been the Foothills, the Delta, East Bay, North to Sacramento, and South to Los Banos. Sometimes there is Wine Tasting, a tour of a Castle or activities such as Bocce Ball, or a Street Fair to enjoy.
Joining Past Stockton Mayor Ann Johnston, were representatives from Stockton Unified School District, San Joaquin County Office of Education, University of the Pacific, San Joaquin County United Way, San Joaquin Public Library, Bring Me a Book and the Rotary Club of Stockton, with the goal of bringing the Dolly Parton Imagination Library to Stockton.
We invite you to learn more about our club and the many programs and projects that are accomplished for our local and international communities. We meet every Wednesday noon at the Stockton Golf and Country Club. What is Rotary? Take a moment to watch the short video below that tells the story of what Rotary is and does around the world.
Our Club. The Rotary Club of Stockton was formed in 1914, the 92nd Rotary club to be founded. Originally, Rotarians gathered with the purpose of increasing members businesses but Rotary quickly evolved as a charitable organization to become one of the leading service organizations in the world. Stockton Rotary has a rich history in giving of its members time and money to local community projects and charities as well as supporting international projects, such as Polio Plus, the goal of which is to eliminate the disease. Our past president Gary Putnam presented a talk to our club entitled, Humming the Rotary Tune, which reflects on the character of Rotarians. Another talk given by our past president, secretary and District Governor, Susan Drake, recounts her experiences of being a Rotarian and challenges us all to be better Rotarians.