Jack Walsh and Arlene Greco were just two of this year’s readers. Members of the Derby-Shelton Rotary Club spent a lot of time in classrooms in schools in Derby and Shelton in recent weeks participating in the Read Across America Program. Rotarians had a lot of fun reading to children […]

Rotarians “Read Across America”


The students who participated in this year’s Four-Way Test Speech Contest are pictured with event chair Mary Ellen Samatulski and President Silvia Rodriguez after receiving wards for their participation. Pictured from L-R are Samatulski, Nardin Sayoufi, Lia Bocchino, Dan Torres and Emanuel Louime. Shelton High School sophomore Emanuel Louime was the winner of the […]

Shelton Sophomore Wins Four-Way Speech Contest



Ignite Award
Club member and Assistant District Governor Cindy Rinaldi had some great news to report at the weekly meeting on February 22. She presented Past President Arlene Greco with an “Ignite” Award presented by District 7980. The award was for Club efforts to increase membership during Arlene’s year as President. The Club […]

Club Wins “Ignite” Membership Award


2018 Scout Grant
Housatonic Council, BSA Executive John Zseller is all smiles as he holds a $1,500 check being presented by Rotary President Silvia Rodriguez at a recent meeting. The grant will be used to fund outdoor programs for the Scouts including activities for girls who are now part of Scouting. The Derby-Shelton Rotary Club also […]

Derby-Shelton Rotary Announces Two Grants


Shelton Day - Howe Avenue
Shelton Day isn’t until the first Sunday in October (October 7 this year), but planning is well underway for this unique celebration of life and leisure in Shelton. Registration for booths officially opened on January 9. Vendor spots along Howe Avenue fill up quickly and returning vendors are reminded that […]

Shelton Day Booth Applications Available



There’s the possibility of snow in this weekend’s forecast, so the timing of Derby-Shelton Rotary’s annual Sand for Seniors project was perfect as Rotarians spent the afternoon of December 7 filling over 80 buckets and delivering them to senior citizens in the two towns.

Rotarians Deliver for Seniors


Current members and Past Presidents, Dave Grant and Diane Stroman, were recently honored with special awards.. Dave Grant receive dthe Norman K. Parsells’ Award at the Oronoque Country Club on December 5th. Norm was a dedicated Rotarian who served his community well. Norm’s dedicated service to the community demonstrated Rotary’s ideal of “Service Above Self”. Although […]

Rotarians Were Honored


Past President Steve Balog presents the Derby-Shelton Rotary Trophy to Shelton after they beat Derby 49-8 on Thanksgiving Day. Shelton won the game for the 15th straight year and now leads the 106 year old series with 56 wins to Derby’s 43 and there have been seven ties.

Shelton Retains Rotary Football Trophy