In one of her first public actions since assuming the presidency, Judy Gulish delivered 1,000 protective masks to the Parent Child Resource Center. Judy is pictured here with Michael Wynne, a staff member at PCRC and a Derby-Shelton Rotarian. Derby-Shelton Rotary was able to secure 1,000 masks through the generosity […]

More Masks for Nonprofits from Rotary


In a sign of the continuing difficult times, Derby-Shelton Rotgary Club said thanks to Tom Wilson for a fantastic Rotary year under very unusual and trying circumstances and welcomed Judy Gulis and her cabinet to begin another. Because of the ongoing coronavirus crisis the Club held its annual installation online […]

Derby-Shelton finishes one year and begins another


Even in these difficult times, the Derby-Shelton Rotary Club is pleased to announce the 2020 winners of Rotary scholarships. There are seven awards this year to students at Derby and Shelton High Schools. This year’s recipients are: Chromik/Turaj Scholarship ($8,000 over four years) – Kaitlyn Gerckens – Derby High School […]

Rotary Announces 2020 Scholarships



Derby-Shelton Rotarians devoted their June 4 online meeting to a discussion of the difficult situation facing our country over racism and violence. Rotary is an organization devoted in inclusion, diversity and peace not only in the u.S. but worldwide. Members shared their thoughts and experiences and discussed what needs to […]

Derby-Shelton Rotary Supports Diversity and Inclusion


Even during difficult times, the Derby-Shelton Rotary Club continues to do its best to support worth while efforts in the community. In addition to some grants announced earlier, the Club recently announced additional grants of over $13,000 to the following organizations: Boys and Girls Club $6,000 Boy Scouts $2,500 TEAM […]

Rotary Announces 2020 Grants


Tom Wilson presenting check to Susan Agamy of Sponer House Derby-Shelton Rotarians released details of several positive projects that have taken place lately thanks to the work of local Rotarians and Rotary District 7980: $7,500 Rotary District 7980 grant: Derby-Shelton Rotary Club, partnering with Seymour/Oxford and Ansonia Rotary Clubs, is […]

Rotary Good Works Continue Even During a Crisis



Leo Vine - Then & Now
 Derby-Shelton Rotary Club members are saddened to hear of the passing of Leo Vine.  Derby-Shelton Rotary Club President Tom Wilson expressed the sentiment of  Club members whe he said that Leo was an, “….Esteemed Community member, Rotarian in every way, and truest of gentlemen.   In my experience Leo was soft […]

Lifetime Rotarian Member Leo Vine Passes


Zoom Screen
Though weekly meetings of Derby-Shelton Rotary have been canceled until further notice due to the Covid – 19 concerns, we held a successful “virtual” on-line meeting on March 26 for members with 13 members attending. We will continue to host on-line meetings until further notice. 

Weekly Meetings – A successful trial and a way forward ...


During the month of January 2020, the Derby-Shelton Rotary Club weekly luncheons will be held at Badsons Brewery on Roosevelt drive in Derby as Brownson Country Club is closed. Known as the CT Brewery in the Heart of the Valley, the name derives from the first letter of all the […]

January Meetings at Badsons Brewery in Derby