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Due to the recent concerns about the COVID-19 virus and a desire to follow the suggestions of health care professionals, the club will be having virtual meetings until further notice. 

Next Virtual Meeting Information:


Dr. Maggie Park, Public Health Officer with San Joaquin County Public Health Services will be our speaker ( bio )

Wed, May 6th, 2020 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM (PDT)
Log in for social time from 12:00pm (noon) – 12:15pm, bell will be rung at 12:15pm to start meeting.
Please join our meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone. Click Here To Go To Zoom Meeting

You can also dial in using your phone. United States: (669) 900-6833

Meeting ID: 845 6619 6027
Password: 005220​​​​​​​

April 29th Virtual Meeting had 43 Attendees

“The Rotary Club of Stockton Begins the 2nd Century of Service to the Stockton Community”
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  • Call to Order and Welcome! President Melanie welcomed members and guests to the Virtual Rotary Club of Stockton meeting!
  • Pledge of Allegiance & Four Way Test – President-Elect Gary Frush.
  • Thought for the Day – Kristina Knudsen – Kristina notes that Rotary plays an important role in helping the world survive the outbreak and quarantine.
  • Head Virtual Table – Our speaker today, Melinda Dubroff, San Joaquin County Registrar of Voters; Matthew Grizzle and President Melanie.
  • Special Thanks Today to – Matt Grizzle for making the Zoom work; and Lynndee Riley & Eric Duran for all their work on the Wheel.
  • Concern Report – Past-President Jerry Smith forwarded information from Dave Tygett’s son, Brett, regarding his mom Marlena who was in hospice care.  She lost her battle with cancer and passed on Wednesday.  Heartfelt condolences to Dave and his family.
  • Club Service & District Calendar for 2019-2020 – Click HERE for the latest list! Don’t miss out on some great activities.

Club Announcements

  • Birthday Do-Over – President Melanie congratulated all of the quarantine birthdays (including herself) and requested a do-over.
  • Quarantine Photos – President Melanie is soliciting pictures of what our members have been doing to flourish during the quarantine. Send them to Matthew Grizzle for display at our next virtual meeting!

    When we resume regular meetings…
  • Use That Credit Card at The Meeting – You may now pay for lunch, raffle tickets (minimum Credit Card Purchase of $5.00) and other purchase at the Club meetings with a credit Card.
  • Potential Members – To encourage Club members to bring a potential member to the Wednesday meetings the Rotary Club of Stockton will pay for the 1st meal of a potential member brought by a Club member.


  • $250 Bell Ringer! – Waqar Rizvi donated $125 to SRE and $125 to the Foundation in honor of his 11 year old Rotary baby and the legendary story of how Waqar came to a meeting while his wife was in labor.

Guest Speaker

Speaker: Melinda Dubroff, San Joaquin County Registrar of Voters

Melinda Dubroff discussed changes that may be required to hold elections in the future. Mainly, post-COVID may mean mail-in elections.  Check your ballot here:

Next Meeting: May 6, 2020
Dr. Maggie Park, Public Health Officer with San Joaquin County Public Health Services

Dr. Maggie Park is a pediatrician and is the Children’s Services Medical Director for San Joaquin County.  In this role, she serves as the medical consultant to the California Children’s Services (CCS) program and oversees the Child Health and Disability Prevention (CHDP) Program, the Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program, and the Foster Care Program for San Joaquin County Public Health Services.

Maggie was born and raised in Southern California and attended UCLA, where she received her Bachelor of Science degree in Physiological Sciences. She earned her medical degree from St. George’s University School of Medicine, then did her pediatric residency at St. Vincent’s Hospital and Medical Center in New York City.  Maggie worked as an attending physician for San Joaquin General Hospital, as well as Ventura County Medical Center.  Most recently, she practiced pediatrics in Stockton for Community Medical Centers and served as their Pediatric Associate Medical Director.

Maggie is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and is Board Certified by the American Board of Pediatrics. She has a special interest in childhood obesity, literacy, and oral health. Maggie lives in Stockton with her husband and two children.

Upcoming Speakers

(Virtual unless otherwise noted)

May 2020

  • 13 – Harry Black, “City Manager” (TENTATIVE)
  • 20 – Wayne Richardson, “Gospel Center Rescue Mission”
  • 27 – Sheriff Withrow, “Updates”

May Birthdays…

Julie Van Vuren – May 3rd
Corie Stewart – May 5th
Henry Wong – May 7th
Pam Wenger – May 9th
Omar Khamisa – May 11th
Bill Johnson – May 14th
Sharon Tweedy – May 20th*
Heather Schlenger – May 22nd
Rigo Cervantes – May 23rd
Adam Cheshire – May 24th
Harry Shergill – May 25th
Ralph Saroyan – May 27th*
Chad Sublet – May 30th
*= Meeting Day – Wish them a Happy Birthday!


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Special thank you to everyone who contributed to The Wheel…

Editor, Eric Duran. Special thanks this week to Lynndee Riley, Assistant Editor and note taker extraordinaire; Mathew Grizzle, Virtual and Audio Visual Guru as well as Club Secretary and Chief Checker!

Contact Information
Attn: Matthew Grizzle, Club Secretary
1024 W. Robinhood Dr. Suite 5
Mailing address:
P.O. Box 7457
Stockton CA 95267
Phone: (209) 472-9662
Fax: (209) 472-9664

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Rotary International President

Mark Daniel Maloney


District 5220 Governor
James Pierce


Stockton Rotary Club President

Melanie Vieux

Meeting Location
Wednesdays at 12 Noon
Stockton Golf & Country Club
3800 W. Country Club Blvd.
Stockton, CA 9520