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As the COVID-19 pandemic leaves this world, the Club has migrated from 100% virtual meetings to providing our members and guests the option to attend IN PERSON or via ZOOM. This hybrid format of a simultaneous live and virtual meeting will continue until further notice. Please attend in person because we would love to see you. But if you cannot, information on how to attend our meetings virtually is as follows:
Next Hybrid Virtual and LIVE Meeting Information:


Wednesday, July 14, 2021 12:00 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

The guest speaker will be Bill Trezza & Betty Wilson giving a Business Council of San Joaquin County Update ( bio ).

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

Meeting ID: 845 6619 6027
Password: 005220

If you plan on attending in person, plan to show up around noon as it is anticipated we will be serving lunch prior to the meeting starting at 12:15 pm.

“The Rotary Club of Stockton Begins the 2nd Century of Service to the Stockton Community”


  • Call to Order and Welcome! President Kevin Kauffman calls his first meeting as President of the new Rotary year for the Live/Zoom Hybrid meeting to order. Thanks to COVID & Cares Act & our Secretary Matthew Grizzle!
    This is the first meeting of our new Rotary year and we welcome our members and their guests to what is going to be another exciting and successful year of Service Above Self. “Serve to Change Lives” is our mantra this year, and with your help we can be as successful this year as we were last year under the leadership of Past President Gary Frush and his Board of Directors.
  • Pledge of Allegiance & Four Way Test – Past President Michael Blower who not only lead everyone in the Pledge & 4-Way test but craftily worked in the song “God Bless America” in way of celebrating the 4th of July.
  • Head Table – ADG Waqar Rizvi, and our speaker Dr. Maggie Park.
  • Thought For The Day – President Kevin – Introduced the Board of Directors. He invited everyone to participate in working with the board members. First meeting in on the 14th at 1:30 pm in the Board-room here at the SGCC. How can you help? This is your opportunity (fund-raisers, projects, fellowship, business network, all motivations are tolerated).
  • Special Thanks Today to – Secretary Matt Grizzle and Corie Stewart for the making the Live/Zoom meeting possible and getting all the technical stuff together for us; and John Salaices, Sergeant-At-Arms, and Dwayne Garcia for traditional meeting set up and live check in. We also want to thank Past President Melanie Vieux for her leadership in getting our speakers, Leena Mittal, our meeting note taker and to Eric Duran for putting it all together in the Wheel.
  • Guests of Rotarians – Ben Kuy; Dave Rob; Becky Burnet, and Rick Schultz.
  • Rotary News:  Rotary Direct – Now 22! Past President Gary Frush left us with 22 participants; this is a great start. Please consider signing up easy to do! Please call President Kevin (209-478-4940) or Linda Guinn (209-639-1482) to sign up.  Goal is 150 members.
  • Club Service & District Calendar for 2021-2022 – Click HERE for the latest list! Don’t miss out on some great activities that may or may not happen in the near future (due to the COVID-19 virus.)

Directions for members on how to make a payment to Rotary Club of Stockton
Click on “$ Online Payments” in the blue bar at the top (or click this blue box)

Meeting on-line reservations
Click on “Meeting Lunch Reservations” in the blue bar at the top (or click this blue box)

Club Announcements

  • Club Live Meetings – We are excited to return to Stockton Golf & Country Club and feel we are providing a great safe environment to get together once again. We need your support in coming and making advance reservations due to minimums required. Reservations by Friday 2 pm are Guaranteed, after that, subject to availability. Working on drop in option. Get your reservations as soon as possible.
  • Membership Committee – Liz Hull, chairperson, is still looking for members to participate in the membership committee. They already have a few members on the committee now. Liz is planning to bring back the COG Club with help from Linda Guinn where new members first land. It would help them get introduced to the Rotary..
  • An Opportunity – Past President Graham Tweedy announced that there are opportunities to advertise in the Wheel. Members can advertise their hobbies and businesses. A copy of the Wheel could be printed for the in-person meetings and a link to the Wheel is sent in the email to all members of the club. It costs $300 a year. There is an extra charge of $75 if you want to add a link for your business web-site. Please contact Graham Tweedy at 209-598-5881 or at
  • 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.  For now, make reservations using the website link.
  • 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!

Thank you Leena Mittal for volunteering to continue taking notes! Your help is much appreciated! Now it’s time for someone else to step up!

PLEASE Consider volunteering (Like Leena has done) for a once a month (or more) opportunity to keep the Wheel rolling along. Our Wheel editor will appreciate you stepping up to assist! What’s a better way to know what’s going on in your club? -editor. Contact Corie Stewart at

Guest Speaker

Speaker: Dr. Maggie Park
Introduced by:
Past President and ADG Waqar Rizvi

Club President Kevin Kauffman (left), Dr. Park and ADG Waqar Rizvi

Dr. Maggie Park – Our Post-Pandemic Era
Dr. Park presented a lot of data and numbers showing how the Covid 19 numbers have hit the county in the past year and the most recent numbers for new Covid cases. She shared the policies of the San Joaquin county that follow the CDC guidelines. She also shared the percentage of people vaccinated in the county broken down by cities. The county’s guideline for businesses on face covering guidance matches the CDC guidelines as well. There is a signage display that the business needs to have for people to follow. If the business requires Covid tests for their employee, they can reach out to Public Health office of San Joaquin County and they may be able to help. Last, she talked about the upcoming challenges like the school reopening, vaccinations for kids under 12, booster shots, more variants, and the flu season. There are more guidelines to come for these upcoming challenges.

Next Meeting: July 14, 2021
Bill Trezza & Betty Wilson, “Business Council of San Joaquin County Update”

William R. Trezza

Bill Trezza is a native of Orange, NJ and graduated from Villanova University in 1969 with a BS in Business Administration and Accounting. He worked for the Comptroller of the Currency (a federal bank regulatory agency) from 1969-1982. He served as a bank examiner, and held several administrative positions in New York City, Washington D.C., and San Francisco.

Bill joined BAC Community Bank in 1982 as Chief Financial Officer and became CEO in 1984. He held that position until his retirement on January 1, 2019; he continues to serve as Director of the Bank. During his tenure at BAC Bill worked on numerous boards and served as chairman of several, Including Hospice of San Joaquin, Dameron Hospital Foundation, and El Concilio. Bill still serves as chairman of Dameron Hospital Association and the San Joaquin County Aviation Advisory Committee. Mr. Trezza is currently the vice-chairman for the Business Council of San Joaquin.

He was a founding director of the Mary Graham Children’s’ Foundation and serves on its Endowment Committee. He serves on several other boards in the community such as the Stockton Port Commission, the Bishop’s Finance Council, St. Mary’s High School Foundation, Job Redi, Ready to Work, and the Pacific Italian Alliance.

He has received local awards such as the Dameron Heart of Gold, Goodwill Industries’ Helping Hands, and El Concilio’s Amigo Award. He has also been elected to St. Mary’s High School Hall of Fame. Bill resides in Stockton with his partner Debbie Hagen, and they have five children aged 16-33, and two grandchildren.

Upcoming Speakers

July 2021

  • 21 – Stockton PD – Helicopter Program  Deb Rider + K9 “Rahab”, “LCC K-9 Comfort Dog Ministry”
  • 28 – Wes Rhea, “Visit Stockton”

August 2021

  • 04 – Gwen Daley, “Dome of Hope”
  • 11 – Deputy Jimmy Claude (K9 Partner “Axel”) Deputy Alex Serrano (K9 Partner “Kimbo”), “SJ County Sheriff’s Department K9 Program”
  • 18 – Claude Pellarin, “Village West Marina Updates”
  • 25 – TBA

Birthday Recognitions

  • $25 – TJ Hull (1st)- $25 birthday – foundation
  • $62 – Dan Wright (1st) –$62 birthday – foundation
  • $25 – Michael Blower (1st) $25 birthday – foundation
  • $62 – Lindy Riley – birthday on the 6th – $62 to SRE to scholarship fund

July 2021 Birthdays…

Week Dates Rotarian
1 1st – 3rd Dan Wright – 1st
Michael Blower – 1st
T.J. Hull, Jr. – 1st
George Badway – 2nd
2 4th – 10th Uzma Khamisa – 5th
Lynndee Riley – 6th
3 11th – 17th Renna Beinoris – 13th
4 18th – 24th Leonard Hansen – 19th
Luie Duarte – 23rd
Shak Khan – 24th
5 25th – 31st Peter Jaffe – 25th
Eric Duran – 28th*
Steve Morales – 28th*
Gary Frush – 29th
Jeff Greenberg – 30th
Marc Bregman – 31st
*= Meeting Day – Wish Them a Happy Birthday!


Rotary Club of Stockton Member Files
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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 Secretary, Corie Stewart our Zoom meeting entry coordinator and Chief Checkers Matthew Grizzle and President Kevin Kauffman!

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

Shekhar Mehta


District 5220 Governor
Tim Madden


Assistant Governor Area 2
Muhammad Waqar Ali Rizvi


Stockton Rotary Club President

Kevin M Kauffman


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