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Next Virtual Meeting Information:
“The Rotary Club of Stockton Begins the 2nd Century of Service to the Stockton Community”
Directions for members on how to make a payment to Rotary Club of Stockton:
- Foundation Fund Raiser – Crab Feed & Foundation Evening March 20th. Rotary foundation dinner. Get your tickets now (220 tickets sold as of last Wednesday – available online) ADG Waqar said the pickup area (donated by Terry Hull PME) will be at 2105 West March Lane. ( See Instructions ). The cost of the dinner is $65. The dinner will be available for pickup from 4-6 pm and the program itself will be on Zoom. The program would have the foundation presentation. There would be recognition for major donor statuses. Our club’s member Ngozi would do a presentation on how the ambassador scholarship is being utilized. There would also be an entertainment portion presented by Ukulele band from Canada. Rotaractors will be helping in giving out the pickup dinners on March 20th.
- Foundation Auction – Linda Guinn shared the website for the auction https://www.32auctions.com/5220FoundationAuction
The auction will close on March 27th 2021. The auction features getaways and other items for purchase. The bid proceeds count toward Paul Harris fellow and the purchase could have tax benefit as well.
- Hybrid Live Meetings @ Stockton Golf & Country Club – Getting close to live/hybrid meeting in first half of April. The Country Club will continue to provide service. They will serve buffet and the cost will be similar to past meetings. Limited participation with significant protocol to keep everyone safe. The members can chose Zoom option as well.
When (if) we (ever) 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. For the proper procedure when proposing a new member, read this document.
Meeting Note takers needed for the New Year!
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Speaker: Tod Ruhstaller from the Haggin Museum
Introduced by: Judy Chambers
Judy Chambers introduced Tod who has been working for the Haggin Museum for the last 39 years and has changed the landscape of the museum in these years.
Tod started his job at the museum back in 1984. There have been significant changes since then. There was only one computer when he started but now they have laptops and smart phones for employees. The Haggin museum has a Jeep from World War II which was restored. Tod talked about how the museum acquires historical items that are now exhibited at the museum. Tod, is retiring this year to move closer to his daughter and grandchildren in Delaware.
Cliff Dochterman served as the President of Rotary International during 1992-93. His professional career in higher education administration included 20 years at the University of California in Berkeley and 20 years at the University of the Pacific.
Dr. Dochterman is the recipient of the George Washington Honor Medal of The Freedoms Foundation of Valley Forge for his contributions to the American way of life.
Cliff earned the Eagle Scout award in l939 in the Central Ohio Council just before he reached his 14th birthday. He was President of the 49er Council (now the Greater Yosemite Council) from about l975 to l980. His son is also an Eagle Scout. Cliff was Camp Chief for the Western Region at the 1981 National Scout Jamboree at Fort A.P. Hill in Virginia and Assistant Chief at the 1977 Jamboree at Moraine State Park in Pennsylvania. He served on the Executive Board and several committees of the Western Region, BSA.
He has been awarded three of the highest honors of the Boy Scouts of America, the Silver Beaver, Silver Antelope (1981) and Distinguished Eagle (1991) awards. Cliff was presented the Silver Wheel award of the International Fellowship of Scouting Rotarians in 2003.
Cliff also served as president of the Stockton Chamber of Commerce, and chairman of the San Joaquin County Parks and Recreation Commission.
For 45 years, Cliff Dochterman has been a leader in Rotary International. He has served on virtually every committee of Rotary, including Chairman of the original 3-H Committee, the New Horizons Committee, the Dreams of the Future committee, and the Strategic Planning Committee. He most recently served as the Chairman of Rotary’s Centennial Operations Committee, which planned the observances of RI’s 100th Anniversary events culminating in 2005.
As the world President of Rotary International, he was honored and decorated by the heads of state of many nations for his personal contributions to goodwill and understanding in the world. Rotary International has presented him with its Distinguished Service Award and the Polio Plus Pioneers Award for his humanitarian work throughout the world and his early leadership in creating the Polio Plus program. He is author of the booklet, “The ABCs of Rotary.”
From 1993 to 1999 he was a Trustee of The Rotary Foundation, and served as Chairman of The Rotary Foundation during 1997-98. He was chairman of Rotary 2001 Council on Legislation. As world president of Rotary, he created the theme, “Real Happiness Is Helping Others”.
(Virtual unless otherwise noted)
- 24 – Jay Schwabe (Train Museum), “Telescope Across America:
- 31 – Ort Loftus/Dr. Joe Serra, “Stockton Antidotes”
- 07 – “Crime Stoppers”
- 14 – Dr. Alan Carpenter, “Ride Across America”
- 21 – Pam Heaney, “Stockton Diamond Grade Separation”
- 28 – Stuart Spencer – Executive Director of the Lodi Wine Commission
Birthday Celebration Challenge!!!
July finals 14/15 or 93.3%
August Wrap up – 10/11 or 90.1%
September Birthday Celebrations: 15/15 for 100% participation!
October Finals 14 of 14 = 100%
Both September and October were 100 percent participation.
November birthday challenge was 87.5%.
December Challenge Wrap Up: 90% Participation
2020 Challenge Total: 76 of 81 for 93.8% – Thanks!
January Birthday Challenge: 10 of 10 for 100%!
Final Wrap for February – 10/10 participated = 100 %
YTD: Now 4 months @ 100% = September, October, January, February
March Birthday Challenge – 13 Members
Week 2: (no birthdays this week)
March 2021 Birthdays…
|1||1st – 6th||Bill Brown – 1st
Brian Dillon – 1st
Kristen Dyke – 2nd
Colleen Stewart – 3rd*
Chris Papas – 4th
Jim Hanley – 6th
|2||7th – 13th||(none)|
|3||14th – 20th||Paul Jacobson – 16th
Pam Eibeck – 16th
|4||21st – 27th||Maria Velasco – 23rd
Deanna Solina – 24th*
Peter Ragsdale – 27th
|5||28th-31st||Melanie Vieux – 30th
Cathy Wooton – 30th
|*= Meeting Day – Wish Them a Happy Birthdayhday!|
|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 Leena Mittal, note taker extraordinaire, Matthew Grizzle, Virtual and Audio Visual Guru as well as Club and Attendance Secretary, Corie Stewart our Zoom meeting entry coordinator, and Chief Checkers Matthew Grizzle and President Gary Frush!
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
Wednesdays at 12 Noon
Stockton Golf & Country Club
3800 W. Country Club Blvd.
Stockton, CA 9520