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Next meeting Information:
“The Rotary Club of Stockton Begins the 2nd Century of Service to the Stockton Community”
District Conference Save the Date – June 24th and its only one day conference to be held at Ironstone Winery in Murphys
Member Induction: Michael Lara was inducted as our youngest member at 23. His father, Miguel Lara is his sponsor and Michael is a graduate of Merced college and wants to assist us with youth. Welcome Michael!!
SRE Scholarships Kathy Hart has announcement and needs some readers for the scholarships from March 13-20th and would like 6-8 volunteers to review and select the next recipients.
Rotary Read-In: PP Ann Johnston encouraged us to participate on Thursday February 23 at 10 and this is the 32nd annual Rotary Read-In, please sign up soon to participate in this rewarding event
Drive by Crabfeed – March 11th and this is a fundraiser for us and cost is $75 and you will be able to drive by from 4-6 and pick up your crab package from the office in the Fountains in Brookside
International Projects: Marcella Gracewski announced that we have a few members of our club going to El Salvador to bring wheelchairs.
Club Service Chair TJ Save the Date April, 20th for the 60/70’s theme Social Fund Raiser at “The Well”
Hero’s Lunch – May 3rd and we are seeking sponsors for this event.
Golf Tournament – Past President Chad Sublet announced a date for the golf tournament of May 12th with more information to come.
Emergency Food Bank: Dried Beans & Rice for February
Speaker: Shannon Hurles, Executive Director of the Builders’ Exchange.
Introduced by: Past president Melanie Vieux
Shannon and her husband are partners in an Engineering Company and became acquainted with the Builders Exchange as a result of her involvement she became the Executive Director. The Builders Exchange offers membership to an array of businesses that are involved in building, construction, real estate, architectural, etc… This association offers classes from safety to certifications.
Susan Obert, Haggin Museum
February 22nd – Haggin Museum by Susan Obert
March 1st – Delta Protection Commission by Bruce Blodgett, Excutive Director
March 8th – New Navigation Center Project by Emily Ballus, Stockton Shelter for the Homeless
March 15th – Visit Stockton by Wes Rea
PE Walt Wager had a recent vacation and said he and his wife had recently returned from visiting Jerry Smith in Arizona and has donated $50 to club finances
Monie Ky set up the entire room to celebrate Valentine’s day with chocolates and balloons. Thanks to Monie for her thoughtfulness. As a tribute, Past President Kuy Ky made a $250 bellringer donation.
Vocation Chair Beto Beas had an alarm go off and donated $25 for the interruption.
Paul Harris presentations: Kathy Hart Paul Harris +8 and she got a standing ovation and our Foundation Chair Leonard awarded her the new pin with 3 pink stones
Birthday and Anniversary Recognitions
Dave Midura had a birthday last Thursday February 9th and he is donating $100 to club expenses
Amir Khan had a birthday on Sunday February 12th and he is donating $100 to club expenses
Ann Vandemark had a Valentine birthday yesterday and she is making a double heart stopper, 2 – $500 donations, one to RI and one to SRE for a total of $1000 and she says she budgets for this every year. Thanks so much Ann and Happy Birthday!!!
Julie Eckhardt-Cantrell has a birthday Thursday February 16 and she is donating $50 to SRE
February 2023 Birthdays…
|1st – 4th
|5th – 11th
|Liz Blanchard – Feb 5th
Shirley Anthony – Feb 5th
Colleen Foster – Feb 6th
David Midura – Feb 9th
Hilary Silver – Feb 10th
Laura Pinkerton – Feb 11th
|12th – 18th
|Amir Khan – Feb 12th
Ann Van de Mark – Feb 14th
Dorothy Serra – Feb 14th
Julie Eckardt-Cantrall – Feb 16th
|19th – 25th
|Chad Marcigan – Feb 19th
Dennis Smallie – Feb 22nd*
Philip Merlo – Feb 23rd
Amir Awan – Feb 24th
|26th – 28th
|*= Meeting Day – Wish Them a Happy Birthday!
|Rotary Club of Stockton Member Files
|(Logon to DACdb required to access)
|Conflict of Interest Policy
|2019 Updated Club Constitution
|Approved 2016/2017 ByLaws
Special thank you to everyone who contributed to The Wheel…
Editor, Leena Mittal. Special thanks this week to President Colleen, note taker, Matthew Grizzle- Club Secretary, and President Colleen Stewart!
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
District Governor Elect
Muhammad Waqar Ali Rizvi
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Stockton Golf & Country Club
3800 W. Country Club Blvd.
Stockton, CA 9520