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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:


Wed, May 13th, 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

Our speaker will be Jamie Boussat ( bio ) who will talk about returning to the work place.

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

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

May 6th Virtual Meeting had at one point 72 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 – Kristina Knudsen.
  • Thought for the Day – Past-President Gary Putnam spoke of the importance of reaching out to others and checking in on those we may not have had contact with recently during this time of isolation.  Even though the last few weeks have felt like an eternity, life passes quickly and you find yourself viewing it in the rear-view mirror.
  • Virtual Head Table – Our speaker today, Dr. Maggie Park, Public Health Officer with San Joaquin County Public Health Services; Matthew Grizzle, Zoom guru and President Melanie.
  • Special Thanks Today to – Matt Grizzle for orchestrating these meetings and Chad Sublet for his work on speaker recruitment.
  • Paul Harris Presentation – Lynndee Riley to Tyler Moran.  Lynndee Riley celebrated Foster Parent Appreciation month by presenting her son-in-law, Tyler Moran, with a Paul Harris Fellow.  Tyler and his wife, Shelby, have adopted two daughters through the foster-to-adopt program and are currently fostering a third child.
  • Club Service & District Calendar for 2019-2020 – Click HERE for the latest list! Don’t miss out on some great activities that may happen in the near future.

Club Announcements

  • 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!  For example,

    Abigail and Gillian Moran decorate the neighborhood

    Shelby, Tyler, Gillian, Abigail and “Baby S” Moran. Note: Tyler was not wearing the ears

    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.


  • $55.20 – Bob & Kris Blower: Past-President Bob Blower and Kris Blower donated $55.20 after pictures of their latest boat parade celebrating Cinco de Mayo on Lake Lincoln made the front page of The Record.  Nice to see at least one article in the paper that wasn’t totally focused on the pandemic!
  • $55.20 – Gary Putnam: For his picture in the paper for outdoor dinner-party.  Past-President Gary Putnam donated $55.20 pictures that appeared in The Record of their outdoor dinner party.  The growing reputation of comradery on their street is increasing demand and pushing up housing prices.
  • $55.20 – Mike from the Lodi Rotary Club donated $50 as a thank you for the invitation to join our Zoom Rotary meeting.

Guest Speaker

Speaker: Dr. Maggie Park, Public Health Officer with San Joaquin County Public Health Services
Introduced By: Past-President Michael Blower

Past-President Michael Blower introduced speaker Dr. Maggie Park who is a pediatrician and 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. Dr. Park detailed the initial data, projections and planning that went into the San Joaquin County pandemic response.  Based on the flat lines on all the charts, it appears the work done by the medical community and the adherence to the stay-at-home orders has been successful in San Joaquin County.

Next Meeting: May 13, 2020
Jamie Boussat, “Returning to the Work Place”

Jamie Bossuat, a shareholder with Kroloff, Belcher, Smart, Perry & Christopherson, has spent her career practicing employment law and business litigation.  In her employment practice she provides advice and representation to employers and human resources professionals in all areas of employment law ranging from leaves of absence to discrimination and harassment to wage and hour.  She provides a range of services including policy development and review, advice on employee complaints and concerns, employee training including sexual harassment training, investigations, and representation in administrative proceedings and civil actions through trial.  She offers regular presentations on a variety of employment law topics for lawyers, human resources professionals, and employers.

Upcoming Speakers

(Virtual unless otherwise noted)

May 2020

  • 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