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“The Rotary Club of Stockton Begins the 2nd Century of Service to the Stockton Community”
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Stockton Rotary Endowment and
The Rotary Club of Stockton Charity Allocations
The Stockton Rotary Endowment Fund (SRE) and the Rotary Club of Stockton are soliciting requests for funds for the projects of charitable organizations operating in San Joaquin County. There are various funds within SRE that have specific requirements related to funding amount and approval. For applications and complete explanations as to the funding process, specific fund requirements, amounts available, etc. Go to this link for more information, or send mail to Peter Gormsen, Charity Allocations Committee Chairman, 1401 N. Hunter Street, Stockton, Ca 95202. Deadline for applications is September 30, 2020.
Speaker: Rotarian and Salvation Army Officer Van Young
Introduced By: Dudley Drake
Van started by talking about the history of Salvation Army. All the officers of the Salvation Army are ordained ministers. Salvation Army has three components. Work Therapy, Counseling/Education and Spiritual Awareness. Work Therapy includes, getup, cleanup, show up and do an honest day of work. Counseling and Education includes reading of the books that are required for people in the program. Through Counseling they help regaining social skills and regain health. Spiritual Awareness is a way to help people with addiction. There is a 6 Months Residential Program for men to combat addiction. The program is free. The success rate is 25 to 30 %. Due to COVID-19, anyone being admitted in the program had to do a 14 day quarantine.
A 22 year young man gave a testimony about his experiences with the rehab program. He loved playing baseball and was hoping to make a carrier out of it. He unfortunately had an injury and could not play baseball anymore. Due to depression and wrong choices he kept going in downward spiral. During this time he had 2 kids. He started over using pain pills. He went in to rehab program and it did not work. He started drinking and then decided he has to turn his life around. He started the Rehabilitation program at the Salvation Army. By this time he was an alcoholic. The program helped him stop drinking and gave him a positive perspective on life. This made him reevaluate his life and his relationships with others and also helped gather himself. He has been in the program for 6 months and feels he is ready to be responsible.
Van also said that at the Salvation Army they were following all COVID-19 protocols. There had been several months of no income. They are hoping to keep this important program going and are hoping they don’t lose this program.
Birthday Celebration Challenge!!!
July finals 14/15 or 93.3%
August Wrap up – 10/11 or 90.1%
September Birthday Celebrations: 15 birthdays this month!
- $250 (Bell Ringer) – Rotarian Chheavy and Chris Lema gave $250 to RI/SRE in the memory of San Joaquin County Superior Court Judge Brett H. Morgan who passed on August 28-2020. He was a member of Rotary Club of Stockton since 2011. Judge Morgan was a regular patron at Chheavy and Chris Lema’s dry cleaning business in Elk Grove.
- $1,000 (Double Heart Stopper) – Ken Miselis for his birthday on the 17th; $500 to SRE & $500 to RI.
- $100 – Jim Dyke for his birthday on the 18th – to SRE.
Paul Stebbins has served as Chairman Emeritus since May 2014 and has served as a director of the Company since June 1995. Prior to his appointment as Chairman Emeritus, from January 2012 to May 2014, Mr. Stebbins served as Executive Chairman of the Board. From July 2002 to December 2011, he served as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of the Company and, from August 2000 to July 2002, he served as President and Chief Operating Officer. From January 1995 to August 2000, Mr. Stebbins served as President and Chief Operating Officer of World Fuel Services Americas, Inc. (formerly Trans Tec Services, Inc.), at the time our principal subsidiary engaged in the marine fuel services business. From September 1985 to December 1994, Mr. Stebbins was an officer, shareholder and director of Trans Tec Services, Inc., a global marine fuel services company, which Mr. Stebbins co founded in 1985.
(Virtual unless otherwise noted)
- 30 – Christopher Callahan, UOP President
- 07 – Kuy Ky, “RYLA”
- 14 – Peter Jaffee, “Stockton Symphony”
- 21 – Dr. Joe Serra, “Polio Update”
- 28 – 2LT Grant Hall, “Rotary International Scholar”
|1||1st – 5th||Paul Kozlow – 1st|
|2||6th – 12th||Shannon Ding – 6th
Steve Luthy – 6th
Raul Chavez – 10th
John Reusche – 10th
|3||13th – 19th||Ken Miselis – 17th
Jim Dyke – 18th
|4||20th – 26th||Susanne Huebel – 21st
John Salaices – 23rd*
Pat Patmon – 26th
Jim Anthony 26th
|5||27th – 30th||Jerry Smith – 27th
Ann Johnston – 29th
Don Barry – 29th
Jonni Redick – 29th
|*= Meeting Day – Wish them a Happy Birthday!|
|Rotary Club of Stockton Member Files|
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|Conflict of Interest Policy||2019 Updated Club Constitution|
Special thank you to everyone who contributed to The Wheel…
Editor, Eric Duran. Special thanks this week to Assistant Governor Waqar Rizvi, note taker extraordinaire; Matthew Grizzle, Virtual and Audio Visual Guru as well as Club and Attendance Secretary, and Chief Checkers Matthew Grizzle and President Gary!
Attn: Matthew Grizzle, Club Secretary
1024 W. Robinhood Dr. Suite 5
P.O. Box 7457
Stockton CA 95267
Phone: (209) 472-9662
Fax: (209) 472-9664
Assistant Governor Area 2
Muhammad Waqar Ali Rizvi
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Stockton Golf & Country Club
3800 W. Country Club Blvd.
Stockton, CA 9520