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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
Report from El Salvador: International Service Project El Salvador – Marcela and crew are back from fitting children for wheelchairs with our Stockton International project and she shared a little about the emotional and rewarding experience it was and will be back to do a longer version.
New Member induction: Destiny Rivas and Ed Snow
DACDB- Everyone should check their information in DacDB as things change and emails, phone numbers, addresses, etc. Please check that the information on yourself is accurate and update it.
SRE Check Presentations: SRE Paul Kozlow has Marilyn Toginale of Friends of the Fox Theatre $2982 and Martha Arevalos of Catholic Charities of San Joaquin $2033, and Alicia Hawkins from Service First of San Joaquin $2000
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 $500 for this event and it will be a dinner event and we will have no lunch meeting that day.The sheriff’s is sponsored by GEM Mortgage and the Stockton FD are sponsored by Emergency Food Bank, and Ralph Gresham is sponsoring Stockton PD and Geneva Bamidele is sponsoring the CHP’s and Stockton PD. Cost is $50 for a memorable event that will honor our heroes and pull at your heart strings.
Golf Tournament – Past President Chad who said that it is filling up fast and if you want to sponsor a hole, please contact him.Flyers on table and pricing depends on Stockton Golf CC membership or not but still affordable and fun. Please sign up for this anticipated camaraderie of this event.
Emergency Food Bank: Canned tuna is being collected for March
Flavor Fest Liz Hull announced that this 2nd annual event is like the old Asparagus Festival event in that it is staffed by volunteers from non-profit organizations and service organizations and funds made are distributed by the hours served by these volunteers. It is a 3-day event downtown that was a well-attended event last year and all the Rotary clubs of Stockton are participating.
Reminder of upcoming changes and upcoming vote to ratify changes. Last week we announced that beginning July 1st we have increased our dues back to $375 per year. We are going to be implementing the credit card fees for use of them that is imposed on us from the merchants. We plan to allow no one to charge their account if they owe over 60 days on any past invoices. Lastly, everyone is charged for lunch every meeting with the exception of the speaker and any brand new guests of Rotarians that are interested in joining our club.
New Member Destiny Rivas announcement about Salvation Army and need for volunteers this Friday and she is donating $25 for this privilege.
President Colleen is paying $25 to announce an event. The Community Philanthropy Summit scheduled for Thursday April 27th at Hutchins St Square in Lodi and includes Lunch and cost is $75 and flyers are on table to hear our keynote speaker is Mr. Thank You, John Israel. Tables and sponsorships are available too.
Speaker: President Colleen about Lakota Virtue of Humility
Introduced by : Frank Whitney
Pat Doyle, MLB 2023 rule changes
Pete Otteson and he is speaking about “A Sportsman’s View on the state of the delta”
He served as a Director with the San Joaquin County of Education for 35 years. Retired in 2003.
He served as manager of the Stockton Symphony for 21 years, bringing the performing arts to local schools and classrooms. In addition he has been the outdoor writer for The Stockton Record since 1973.
April 12th – Gospel Center Rescue Mission by David Midura
April 19th – Geologic Highlights of Northern California by Dot Lofstrom, Geologist
April 26th – Rotary El Salvador Project by El Salvador Team
May 3rd – EVENING MEETING Heroes Dinner
Birthday and Anniversary Recognitions
Past President Melanie Vieux has a birthday tomorrow and she donated $100 to club finances
March 2023 Birthdays…
|1||1st – 4th||Bill Brown – March 1st*
Edith Villapudua – March 1st*
Kristen Dyke – March 2nd
Colleen Stewart – March 3rd
Chris Papas – March 4th
|2||5th – 11th|
|3||12th – 18th||Paul Jacobson – March 16th
Ivy Dorita – March 18th
|4||19th – 25th||Maria Velasco – March 23rd|
|5||26th – 31st||David Robb – March 28th
Cathy Wooton – March 30th
Melanie Vieux – March 30th
|*= 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
Wednesdays at 12 Noon
Stockton Golf & Country Club
3800 W. Country Club Blvd.
Stockton, CA 9520