The Wheel is the newsletter put out every week showing the activities at our club meetings.

The Wheel – March 6, 2019

( Click any image on this page to view a larger version )   "The Rotary Club of Stockton Begins the 2nd Century of Service to the Stockton Community" (85) (12) Activities Call to Order and Presidents Welcome! President Waqar Rizvi...

The Wheel – February 27, 2019

( Click any image on this page to view a larger version )   "The Rotary Club of Stockton Begins the 2nd Century of Service to the Stockton Community" (91) (12) Activities Call to Order and Presidents Welcome! President Waqar Rizvi...

The Wheel – February 20, 2019

( Click any image on this page to view a larger version )   "The Rotary Club of Stockton Begins the 2nd Century of Service to the Stockton Community" (79) (12) Activities Call to Order and Presidents Welcome! President Waqar Rizvi...

The Wheel – February 13, 2019

( Click any image on this page to view a larger version )   "The Rotary Club of Stockton Begins the 2nd Century of Service to the Stockton Community" (83) (16) Activities Call to Order and Presidents Welcome! President Waqar Rizvi...

The Wheel – January 30, 2019

( Click any image on this page to view a larger version ) Past-President/Foundation Chair Kuy Ky (center) presented Paul Harris Fellows to (far right) Eric Duran (PH +4) and Walt Wager (PH +8).  Congratulations you awesome folks!   "The Rotary Club of Stockton...

The Wheel – January 23, 2019

( Click any image on this page to view a larger version ) President Waqar (far left) and Past-President Mas Kamigaki (second from left) sponsored Henry Wong, Doctor of Radiation Oncology, into the club.  Henry immigrated to Canada at age 13 and was raised by his...

The Wheel – January 16, 2019

( Click any image on this page to view a larger version ) Paul Kozlow, Stockton Rotary Endowment President,  presented an SRE check to Jennifer Held (today's speaker) representing Mary Graham Children’s Foundation for $5,000.   "The Rotary Club of Stockton Begins...

The Wheel – January 9, 2019

( Click any image on this page to view a larger version ) Colleen Stewart congratulated Duane Isetti on becoming Stocktonian of the Year! Duane says it is a bit overwhelming, but he is $250 worth of honored and grateful. Go HERE for tickets to honor Duane, $70,...

The Wheel – December 19, 2018

REMINDER: THE CLUB IS DARK TWO WEEKS FOR THE HOLIDAYS. NEXT MEETING WILL BE JANUARY 9, 2019. ( Click any image on this page to view a larger version )   "The Rotary Club of Stockton Begins the 2nd Century of Service to the Stockton Community" (69) (7) Activities...

The Wheel – December 12, 2018

  Thank you to the University of the Pacific Alumni Relations Staff for hosting us. ( Click any image on this page to view a larger version ) President Waqar presented Susanne Huebel with her Paul Harris +1!  Congratulations, Susanne!   "The Rotary Club of...

The Wheel – December 5, 2018

Thank you to the University of the Pacific Alumni Relations Staff for hosting us. ( Click any image on this page to view a larger version ) Past President Terry and Liz Hull sponsored three new members. From far left: Chad Marcigan, Branch Manager of F&M Bank, is...

The Wheel – November 20, 2018

The Wheel – November 20, 2018

This week’s Rotary meeting was held at the First Baptist Church of Stockton. Rotary Clubs of Stockton Presidents in attendance: From left: Waqar Rizvi, Stockton Rotary , Vanessa Peralta, Central Rotary, Mary Laughlin, Sunrise Rotary, Lorrie Diaz Liddicoat, North Stockton Rotary, Rick Foy, Pacific Rotary.

The Wheel – November 14, 2018

President Waqar (left) and Past President Michael Blower (far right), who sponsored new member Dan Wright, welcome Dan to the club.  Dan says joining was inevitable after enjoying at least 20 lunches with our crowd.  Dan donned his starfish lapel pin to celebrate the...

The Wheel – November 7, 2018

President Waqar (far left) and Tim Schwartz (second from right) introduced new member, Rob Gross, CPA, CFE / Principal at Schwartz, Giannini, Lantsberger & Adamson.  Rob was joined by his wife and already had the 4-Way Test down because he is a former Rotarian of...

The Wheel – October 31, 2018

President Waqar (far right) and Past-President Kuy Ky who sponsored his wife Monie Ky, welcome our newest member to the club.  Kuy admits she did 99% of the work that he has been getting credit for all of these years.  We are so excited to have Monie get credit for...

The Wheel – October 24, 2018

Past-President Gary Putnam gave a loving memoriam for Marie Medford who graced our club meetings with her beautiful music for 11 years. In her honor, we sang “Let There Be Peace on Earth.” "The Rotary Club of Stockton Begins the 2nd Century of Service to the Stockton...

The Wheel – October 17, 2018

For the "Membership Minute" our own Assistant Editor and note taker extraordinaire Lyndee Riley shared a couple of fond Ursula Meyer moments.  She encouraged Rotarians to enjoy the possibility that wherever you sit, something unexpected and outrageous could happen at...

The Wheel – October 10, 2018

Tom McHugh reported a successful completion of his 200 mile bike ride.  Thanks to our support, Tom raised $3,800, towards the Sunrise Rotary Club of Santa Cruz 20th annual 200 mile bike ride which is used to raise funds for youth in Santa Cruz county.  The event this...

The Wheel – October 3, 2018

(From left) Omar Khamisa, Director Vocational Services from Rotary Club of Stockton, President Waqar’s guest, Azmat Gill, Chief Editor of the Weekly U.S. Urdo News USA and official procurer of Pakistani Visas for the Polio Plus Expedition, Naveed Asghar, Tom McHugh,...

The Wheel – September 19, 2018

The Wheel – September 19, 2018

Past-President Michael Blower reports that club member Jamie Nance moved last week to Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, one of the top 2 rehabilitation facilities in the state

The Wheel – September 12, 2018

The Wheel – September 12, 2018

As 104 years ago Rotary Club of Oakland sponsored the Rotary Club of Stockton. Our club in the same spirit of Service Above Self has sponsored the newest Rotary Club of Central Stockton, chartered in 2018. On behalf of Rotary Club of Stockton, President Waqar Rizvi...

The Wheel – September 5, 2018

  "The Rotary Club of Stockton Begins the 2nd Century of Service to the Stockton Community" (79) (21) Activities Call to Order and Presidents Welcome! President Waqar welcomed members and guests to the Rotary Club of Stockton-104 years of Service Above Self...

The Wheel – August 29, 2018

The Wheel – August 29, 2018

Past-President Kuy Ky and Foundation Chair presented a Paul Harris +5 to Cathy Wooton (far right) and a Major Donor Crystal to Judy Chambers!  (Note: a Major Donor is a cumulative donation of $10,000!)  Congratulations to both!! "The Rotary Club of Stockton Begins the...

The Wheel – August 22, 2018

The Wheel – August 22, 2018

  Raul Chavez (far right) with President Waqar introduced new member, Marcela Gracewski.  Marcela graduated from Sacramento State and after hitting the glass ceiling for women at a logistics company, started her own logistics firm.  Marcela loves sales and is...

The Wheel – August 15, 2018

Our Guest Speaker today was none other than our own member Madisen Sena! Blain Bibb introduced the Diva of Disco, Señora of Salsa, Hussie with the Hustle and contagious smile, Madisen Sena.  Madisen showed off her fellow Rotarians with twinkle toes as well as the...

The Wheel – August 8, 2018

The Annual Stockton Rotary Fundraiser Event, the Hot Hula Hukilau, will be in ONE MONTH - Saturday, September 8, 2018, at the University Plaza Waterfront Hotel.  Give, Get and Go to the Hot Hula Hukilau. Wear your Luau clothes to the Rotary meetings during the month...

The Wheel – August 1, 2018

Steve Bestolarides has perfect attendance for 3 straight weeks at our club.  He even did a make-up at Rotary One in Chicago where he ran into President Waqar and the President-Elect of Rotary International, Mark Maloney. The proof is in the pictures (this also cost...

The Wheel – July 25, 2018

The Wheel – July 25, 2018

Speaker Officer James Nance who brought a motorcycle, a drone, 2 patrol cars, the pilot for the newly announced helicopter and a celebrity (as seen on TV) for today’s program.

The Wheel – July 18, 2018

The Wheel – July 18, 2018

President Waqar presents his first Paul Harris Award as President to Chheavy Lema and her Paul Harris +1!  Congratulations, Chheavy!   "The Rotary Club of Stockton Begins the 2nd Century of Service to the Stockton Community" (89) Activities Call to Order and...

The Wheel – July 11, 2018

The Wheel – July 11, 2018

Past President Ann Johnston (Queen Ann) opened the meeting and presided over the coronation of King Waqar (incoming President Waqar Rizvi) with his new badge as he takes over leading the club in his first official meeting of the 2018-2019 Rotary year! President Waqar...

The Wheel – June 27, 2018

Special Edition Well, a whole lot of work by the Kick-Out Committee and preparation went into this incredibly festive yearly Stockton Rotary Club tradition.  President Ann endured all the jesting and enjoyed the members who portrayed various characters who reminded...

The Wheel – June 20, 2018

  Paul Harris Award! "The Rotary Club of Stockton Begins the 2nd Century of Service to the Stockton Community" (100) IMPORTANT NOTICE The Rotary office will be closed Monday as the move begins. Office furniture etc. scheduled for Tuesday am. Phone, computer and...

The Wheel – June 13, 2018

  Paul Harris Award! "The Rotary Club of Stockton Begins the 2nd Century of Service to the Stockton Community" (101) Activities Call to Order and Welcome! President-Elect Waqar welcomed members and guests and asked everyone to greet one another to enjoy the...

The Wheel – June 6, 2018

  Paul Harris Awards! And special event awards! Susanne Huebel gave her appreciation to the Scholarship Committee members, Steve Luthy, Don Barry, Sharon Tweedy, Nick Curtain and Jerry Smith for work selecting all the worthy scholarship recipients.  Then, Susanne...

The Wheel – May 30, 2018

The Wheel – May 30, 2018

District Awards! And new members! "The Rotary Club of Stockton Begins the 2nd Century of Service to the Stockton Community" (94) Activities Call to Order and Welcome! President Ann welcomed members and guests and asked everyone to greet one another to enjoy the...

The Wheel – May 23, 2018

The Wheel – May 23, 2018

This week's meeting was held at the Spanos Reserve and several awards were presented: ​ "The Rotary Club of Stockton Begins the 2nd Century of Service to the Stockton Community" (83)(12) Activities Call to Order and Welcome! President Ann welcomed members and guests...

The Wheel – May 16, 2018

The Wheel – May 16, 2018

  Several other awards were won by our outstanding Board: "The Rotary Club of Stockton Begins the 2nd Century of Service to the Stockton Community" (93)(12) Activities Call to Order and Welcome! President Ann welcomed members and guests and asked everyone to...

The Wheel – May 16, 2018

  Several other awards were won by our outstanding Board: "The Rotary Club of Stockton Begins the 2nd Century of Service to the Stockton Community" (93)(12) Activities Call to Order and Welcome! President Ann welcomed members and guests and asked everyone to...

The Wheel – May 9, 2018

The Wheel – May 9, 2018

President Ann (far right) welcomed two new members to the club: Sponsored by Jim Dyke (second from right), Dane Solberg (third from right) is a Minnesotan whose father has been a Rotarian in the land of 10,000 lakes for 35 years. Dane recently graduated from...

The Wheel – May 9, 2018

  President Ann (far right) welcomed two new members to the club: Sponsored by Jim Dyke (second from right), Dane Solberg (third from right) is a Minnesotan whose father has been a Rotarian in the land of 10,000 lakes for 35 years.  Dane recently graduated from...

The Wheel – May 2, 2018

The Wheel – May 2, 2018

Kevin Kauffman (far left) along with President Ann presented the following Paul Harris Fellows: Pat Patmon, III (far right), PH+4; Past President Bob Blower (second from right), PH+5, and Tom Patti, PH+4

The Wheel – May 2, 2018

  Today's meeting was run by the Edison Interact and it was a big day for giving out scholarships, awards and checks: Suzanne Huebel presented the following SRE Community Service Scholarships: Sharon Tweedy presented the following Rotary Club of Stockton...

The Wheel – April 25, 2018

The Wheel – April 25, 2018

April 25, 2018: President Ann and Past President Terry Hull, Sr. (far left) welcome new member Matthew Grizzle. Terry introduced Matthew, owner of Midtown Creperie & Café who moved to Stockton 8 years ago with his wife and child from Manteca where he was a Rotarian.

The Wheel – April 25, 2018

  President Ann and Past President Terry Hull, Sr. (far left) welcome new member Matthew Grizzle. Terry introduced Matthew, owner of Midtown Creperie & Café who moved to Stockton 8 years ago with his wife and child from Manteca where he was a Rotarian.  Matt...

The Wheel – April 18, 2018

  President Ann welcomed the addition of a new member and the presentation of two Paul Harris Awards! "The Rotary Club of Stockton Begins the 2nd Century of Service to the Stockton Community" (89)(11) Activities Call to Order and Welcome! President Ann welcomed...

The Wheel – April 18, 2018

The Wheel – April 18, 2018

  President Ann welcomed the addition of a new member and the presentation of two Paul Harris Awards! "The Rotary Club of Stockton Begins the 2nd Century of Service to the Stockton Community" (89)(11) Activities Call to Order and Welcome! President Ann welcomed...

The Wheel – April 11, 2018

  President Ann congratulates and awards club Treasurer Steve Luthy the Rotarian of the Month award!  Steve keeps track of all the club finances and is instrumental in helping the board in their decisions when handing out awards to charitable entities. ...

The Wheel – April 11, 2018

The Wheel – April 11, 2018

  President Ann congratulates and awards club Treasurer Steve Luthy the Rotarian of the Month award!  Steve keeps track of all the club finances and is instrumental in helping the board in their decisions when handing out awards to charitable entities. ...

The Wheel – April 4, 2018

The Wheel – April 4, 2018

Club members County Supervisor Tom Patti, along with Omar Khamisa conducted the Annual Vocational Awards to Local First Responders: Fire, Police, Sheriff and Highway Patrol

The Wheel – April 4, 2018

The Wheel – April 4, 2018

  ​Club members County Supervisor Tom Patti, along with Omar Khamisa conducted the Annual Vocational Awards to Local First Responders: Fire, Police, Sheriff and Highway Patrol: (Click on any image to view a larger version)  Two Paul Harris awards were also given...

The Wheel – March 28, 2018

The Wheel – March 28, 2018

  ​We have a Winner! As they say in soccer, GOOOOOAAAAAL!!! Mark Berbower not only had the ticket for the raffle drawing but found the winning Susan B. Anthony coin, won the pot and then donated it towards a Paul Harris Fellow. How will Waqar tell President Ann...

The Wheel – March 28, 2018

  ​We have a Winner!  As they say in soccer, GOOOOOAAAAAL!!!  Mark Berbower not only had the ticket for the raffle drawing but found the winning Susan B. Anthony coin, won the pot and then donated it towards a Paul Harris Fellow.  How will Waqar tell President...

The Wheel – March 21, 2018

  ​Kevin Kauffman, far right, and President Ann presented Omar Khamisa with his Paul Harris +3!  Congratulations, Omar!  Omar is one of the outstanding club Sergeant-at-Arms and does a terrific job, with his fellow Sergeant-at-Arms members, getting things set up...

The Wheel – March 14, 2018

  "The Rotary Club of Stockton Begins the 2nd Century of Service to the Stockton Community" (89)(11) Activities Call to Order and Welcome! President Ann welcomed all and asked everyone to greet one another to enjoy the camaraderie of Rotary! Pledge of Allegiance...

The Wheel – March 7, 2018

  President Ann (far right) and Sharon Tweedy (second from right) presented the following surprise Paul Harris Fellows for service above and beyond self for the Rotary Read-In: Rebecca Ray (4th from right - Barnes & Noble) – her First PH; Scott McElhinnie...

The Wheel – February 28, 2018

  President Ann gave special thanks to Sharon Tweedy for the Herculean effort of organizing the 27th Rotary Read-In.  Sharon thanked Gary Frush for turning it over in such a thriving state, special thanks to Eric Duran for the essential database, Colleen Foster...

The Wheel – February 21, 2018

  Stockton Rotary Endowment Trustee Paul Kozlow (far right) presented checks to the following:  Olga Ramirez, $1,500 on behalf of Haven of Peace and Randy Pinnelli, P.A., $1,260 on behalf of Community Medical Center.  Paul announced this concludes our...

The Wheel – February 14, 2018

  President Ann (second from left) welcomes new club member Mark Berbower (second from right).  Past President T.J. Hull, Jr. sponsored Mark.  A native of Berkeley, CA, Mark and his wife of 16 yrs, Elizabeth, have lived in Stockton 14 years.  Mark has an...

The Wheel – February 7, 2018

  Stockton Rotary Endowment Trustee Paul Kozlow presented checks to the following (from right): Cheryl Billodeau and Christine Morrissey, $2,000 on behalf of Harvest Home Animal Sanctuary and Joni Bauer, $1,060 on behalf of the Community Center for the Blind....

The Wheel – January 31, 2018

  Past President Kuy Ky welcomes our newest member, Sharon Manaois.  Kuy Ky sponsored his new business partner.  Sharon was a Lieutenant in the Navy Dental Corps for 8 years with responsibility as a Dentist to send soldiers into active duty with healthy teeth. ...

The Wheel – January 24, 2018

  Kevin Kauffman (far right), Rotary Foundation Chair, handed out Paul Harris Awards to club members.  From left to right: Walt Wager, PH +4; Lynndee Riley, PH +3 & +4; Eric Duran, PH +2; Susanne Huebel, her 1st PH; Steve Luthy, PH +2; Colleen Foster, PH +2...

The Wheel – January 17, 2018

  Today's meeting featured several local high school Juniors that are associated with RYLA (Rotary Youth Leadership Academy).  Today's speaker, Past President and RYLA Director John Reusche, spoke of what it takes to become a RYLA member.  The club was treated to...

The Wheel – January 10, 2018

  President Ann welcomes our first new member of the new year, Kevin Redick (center).  He was sponsored by Terry Hull, Sr.  Kevin is the Director of Major Gifts at University of the Pacific.  Kevin relocated to Stockton from Santa Barbara three years ago where he...

The Wheel – December 20, 2017

  President Ann welcomes special guest Santa Claus to the meeting.  Santa and all his helpers distributed merriment during the meeting as well as treats for those “deserving” children (well, all the children!)  Go to the Photo’s section below to see all the fun!...

The Wheel – December 13, 2017

  Several members took advantage of the club match for any Rotary Foundation donation and Rotary Foundation Chair, Kevin Kauffman, awarded Paul Harris' to the following (from left): President Ann Johnston, PH +5; Judy Chambers, PH +6; Julie Damron, PH +1; Frank...

The Wheel – December 6, 2017

  Jim Woodward (right) presented a Stockton Rotary Endowment, Woodward-Clark Fund $6,000 check to Brian McCoy, who is from the Stockton Unified School District.  Brian shared that budget constraints have prevented SUSD from directing any money to the purchase of...

The Wheel – November 29, 2017

  Past District Governor Susan Drake learned a hard lesson about secrets when she tried to surprise Ken Steele with a Crystal and Diamond Pin designating him and his wife Rita as Major Donors to the Rotary Foundation.  If you tell one person, it isn’t a secret...

The Wheel – November 21, 2017

SPECIAL EDITION: 44th Annual Rotary Clubs of Stockton All City Thanksgiving Luncheon. The meeting was held at the First Baptist Church, 3535 N. El Dorado St., Stockton, where all the Rotary Clubs of Stockton met to enjoy the fine food provided by Angelinas Spaghetti...

The Wheel – November 15, 2017

Paul Kozlow presented the following checks from the $88,000 allocated towards donations from the Stockton Rotary Endowments this year: $4,000 to Emergency Food Bank for turkeys accepted by Mike Donaghy (left picture); and $3,000 to Read to Me Stockton for 1,500 books...

The Wheel – November 8, 2017

President Ann welcomes two new members to the club: Zack Downs (left), Sponsored by Terry Hull Sr., grew up in Stockton, has 3 children and 1 wife, who Zack described as “very patient”.  Sylvan “Van” Young (center) and his wife are Administrators for the Salvation...

The Wheel – November 1, 2017

President Ann announced Julie Damron-Brown (left) as the October Rotarian of the month.  Julie steps up no matter the challenge or time commitment – such as taking on the C.O.G. Club while Linda Guinn recuperated. "The Rotary Club of Stockton Begins the 2nd Century of...

The Wheel – October 25, 2017

District Governor Ray Caparros (center) congratulates John Salaices (left) and Chuk Chikwendu for becoming the next two Stockton Rotary members! Omar Khamisa, John Salaices sponsor, used good old persistence to bring John into the club.  John would like to make a...

The Wheel – October 18, 2017

Club members Fubara Jack (right) and Ken Steele offered three ways to honor World Polio Day: Sign up for a 2-hour shift this Saturday, October 21st, at the Weberstown Mall, 12 noon and 2pm still need coverage. Bring your family/friends to the mall to see the iron...

The Wheel – October 11, 2017

President Ann (far right) presented along with Kevin Kauffman, Rotary Foundation Chair, a surprise Paul Harris Fellow to Debra Keller, Director of Early Childhood Education at Stockton Unified School District for her focus on helping parents get their children...

The Wheel – October 4, 2017

Madisen O’Laughlin was overcome with surprise when Kevin Kauffman, with President Ann looking on, presented her first Paul Harris Fellow donated to recognize Madisen’s goodness by an anonymous club donor.  Congratulations, Madisen!   "The Rotary Club of Stockton...

The Wheel – September 27, 2017

President Ann (right) bestows the much coveted "Rotarian of the Month" award on our own Sharon Tweedy.  President Ann thanked former teacher, Sharon, for a perfect record of saying yes to all requests and never being tardy!   "The Rotary Club of Stockton Begins...

The Wheel – September 20, 2017

Kevin Kauffman, Rotary Foundation Chair, announced the awarding of another Paul Harris!  President Ann (center) congratulates club Rotarian and Supervisor Tom Patti (far left) for his Paul Harris Plus 3 while Tom's dad, Anthony Patti, looks on! Congratulations, Tom!...

The Wheel – September 13, 2017

District Governor Ray Caparros (far left), President Ann (far right) and Rotary Foundation Chair Kevin Kauffman (second from right) congratulate Past President Kuy Ky for awarding his older siblings, sister Lee and brother Paul , with Paul Harris Fellows.  Kevin was...

The Wheel – September 6, 2017

President Ann (far right) and Rotary Foundation Chair Kevin Kauffman congratulate Jamie Baiocchi upon receiving her first Paul Harris Award presented to her by President Ann.   "The Rotary Club of Stockton Begins the 2nd Century of Service to the Stockton...

The Wheel – August 30, 2017

Sponsor Past District Governor and Past President Susan Drake (left) welcomes new member Tracy Orrin to the club!  Tracy is the San Joaquin Branch Manager for the nonprofit, Community Hospice.  Tracy is planning an October wedding and in addition to a new husband will...

The Wheel – August 23, 2017

President Ann, back right, along with Joe & Dorothy Serra awarded Paul Harris Fellows to wonderful daughter-in-law, Erin (not present) and their three beautiful grandchildren, Joe, Luke and Eliza Serra.   "The Rotary Club of Stockton Begins the 2nd Century of...

The Wheel – August 16, 2017

Sharon Tweedy and Madisen O'Laughlin presented Past-President/Secretary Jerry Smith with a relic from the storage unit that is now fully sorted, triaged and trashed.  It was a plague with a typo – which Jerry would have noticed right away if he hadn’t been so overcome...

The Wheel – August 9, 2017

Always fun things happening here at Stockton Rotary!  Past President Chad Sublet offered for sale some beach towels that were left behind by a club member or guest of a member after a weekend outing on the Delta but not before letting the owners lay claim to them.  Is...

The Wheel – August 2, 2017

Heroes Park projects - In collaboration with Presentation Church, Peter Jalilie is calling for Rotary volunteers to help install the play structure that is scheduled for completion in September.   The amphitheater will be name “Rotary Amphitheater” in honor of...

The Wheel – July 26, 2017

President Ann (far right) congratulates June Atwood for receiving her Paul Harris +1 that was presented to her by long time club member and father John Atwood!  Congratulations, June! Corie Stewart was thanked and honored for her club service by President Ann who...

The Wheel – July 19, 2017

Sherri & John Reusche are the proud parents of another new Rotary Club: the San Andreas Rotary Club which our club is co-sponsoring.  President Ann (far right), President-Elect Waqar Rizvi (far left), Past President Kuy Ky (second from left) and club member John...

The Wheel – July 12, 2017

President Ann provided details on this years Annual Rotary Fundraiser “Hot Hula Hukilau” – Hukilau means Hawaiian Beach Party.  Don’t miss this event on Saturday, September 9th at the University Waterfront Plaza Hotel, 110 W. Fremont St. ( map ) from 5:30 pm to 11:00...

The Wheel – July 5, 2017

Past President Kuy Ky welcomes incoming President Ann Johnston and presents her with her new badge as she takes over leading the club in her first meeting of the 2017-2018 Rotary year!  President Ann welcomed in the new Rotary year by announcing it was also the 100th...

The Wheel – June 28, 2017

Well, a whole lot of work and preparation went into this incredibly festive yearly Stockton Rotary Club tradition. This years kick out is a little different in that our illustrious President Ky has given the team so much material to work with! The kick out team’s...

The Wheel – June 21, 2017

President Kuy (far right) and Matt Kozina (center) welcome our newest member, Blake Byerley, to the club!  Blake shared about his involvement in an extraordinary non-profit he leads. This foundation specializes in reaching out to vets and provided them training and...

The Wheel – June 14, 2017

Last Wednesday, the 14th, was Club Night and was at Rigo Cervantes Market, “La Mexicana Super, 3332 Delaware Ave., Stockton, 95204” ( map ).  Not only was it Club Night but was also a celebration of Rigo's retirement as the club Sergeant-At-Arms the end of this month...

The Wheel – June 7, 2017

Past President Michael Blower (far left) and President Kuy welcome our newest member: Shannon McGovern.  Welcome Shannon!   President Kuy congratulates long time member Harley Smith on receiving his Paul Harris +7 Award! "The Rotary Club of Stockton Begins the...

The Wheel – May 31, 2017

Gary Putnam (far right) on behalf of Judy Chambers (center) surprised Kerry Kruger by presenting her first Paul Harris Award!  Kerry thanked Judy and spoke about her being the first woman member in our club and emphasized Judy's role in her own membership. ...

The Wheel – May 24, 2017

President Kuy (far right) congratulates Bill Wagner's parents, Jim and Pam, on each receiving a Paul Harris Award.  Bill wanted to show great appreciation to his Mom & Dad who inspired him to live a life of service above self, therefore he donated a Paul Harris to...

The Wheel – May 17, 2017

Nate Schloss (far right) announced all the recipients of the Rotary scholarships in two categories: Frank Thornton Music and Community Service. In the Category of Frank Thornton music: Asia Jamosmos from Lincoln High School received $4000 from the endowment and she is...

The Wheel – May 10, 2017

  Club secretary Jerry Smith congratulated and presented checks to (left to right): Frank Whitney for RotaCare Stockton Clinic, $5,000; Nathan Werth for Library and Literacy Foundation for San Joaquin County, $9,849; Kristen Salas for Second Harvest, $2,500; and...

The Wheel – May 3, 2017

Congratulations to US!  President Kuy reported on the District Conference awards of which our club #92 received many honors including Best Overall Club. "The Rotary Club of Stockton Begins the 2nd Century of Service to the Stockton Community" (116)(15) Activities Call...

The Wheel – April 26, 2017

Kevin Kauffman, Rotary Foundation Chair, Club President Kuy Ky, Edison High Interact President Christian Aurelio and Interact Club of Chavez High Secretary Jan Bongcaron congratulate Ann Van de Mark (center) on achieving Major Donor Level 1 status! "The Rotary Club of...

The Wheel – April 19, 2017

Rigo Cervantes, who will be "retiring" from the Sergeant-of-Arms duty after President Kuy's tenure,  wanted to thank all past presidents and the club for his past service as Sergeant of Arms for the past 12 years.  Rigo has truly exhibited "Service Above Self" in the...