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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
Plea from District 5220 Disaster Relief – Past President Lodi Rotary Joe Cotta is asking for donations for to assist after the Turkey Earthquake and he is seeking donations for Shelter Box and our Disaster fund. Time is of the essence.
SRE Scholarships Kathy Hart has enough volunteers to read the scholarship applicants.
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 – Has been cancelled due to lack of interest anyone who has paid will get a refund.
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 and it will be a dinner event and we will have no lunch meeting that day.
Golf Tournament – Past President Chad Sublet announced a date for the golf tournament of May 12th with more information to come.
Flag Exchange – Rick Fooy, traveled to New Zealand for 6 weeks which is the place of his birth and he did a flag exchange with a club there and he donated $100 for this. Thanks Rick!!
Past President Chad Sublet donated $25 for touting membership to the Stockton Country Club
Emergency Food Bank: Canned tuna is being collected for March
Speaker: Susan Obert, Haggin Museum
Introduced by: Kathy Hart
Susan gave us a great presentation about the museum that was opened in 1931. They honor the tomato queen, Tillie Lewis, who opened up the 1st California cannery on her 34th birthday and was the top tomato producer in the State. The Stockton Art Pottery Movement was significant dure the 1890-1900’s with all the art and it is on display. Ralph Yardley was with The Stockton Record and illustrated for them from 1920 to 1952 and they have a collection of his works. Sci-Fi to Superhero was begun by Matt Falls, son of the late John Falls who owned the men’s department store locally, created this side show collectibles. It is the 92nd annual Robert T McKee student art exhibit promoting 900 pieces of local school children’s art. They feature Tony Levin, famous musician, and photographer.
Bruce Blodgett, Executive Director for Delta Protection Commission
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
Birthday and Anniversary Recognitions
Phil Merlo has a birthday tomorrow February 23 and has pledged $50 to club expenses.
February 2023 Birthdays…
|1||1st – 4th|
|2||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
|3||12th – 18th||Amir Khan – Feb 12th
Ann Van de Mark – Feb 14th
Dorothy Serra – Feb 14th
Julie Eckardt-Cantrall – Feb 16th
|4||19th – 25th||Chad Marcigan – Feb 19th
Dennis Smallie – Feb 22nd*
Philip Merlo – Feb 23rd
Amir Awan – Feb 24th
|5||26th – 28th|
|*= 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|
|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
Rotary International President
Jennifer E. Jones
District 5220 Governor
District Governor Elect
Muhammad Waqar Ali Rizvi
Stockton Rotary Club President
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Stockton Golf & Country Club
3800 W. Country Club Blvd.
Stockton, CA 9520