The mission of The Rotary Foundation is to enable members to advance world understanding, goodwill, and peace through the improvement of health, the support of education, the alleviation of poverty and the promotion of peace.  The Foundation is a not-for-profit corporation supported solely by voluntary contributions from Rotary members and […]

Derby-Shelton Honored for Foundation Work


One of the favorite programs of Derby-Shelton Rotarians has been their participation in the Read Across America Program. Rotarians have been visiting the lower grades in schools in Derby in Shelton for years to read to students and then to donate the books to the school libraries. VOVID made in-person […]

Rotarians Return to Read Across America


  At the weekly club meeting on April 14, Rotary Foundation Chair and President-Elect Betsey Doane , presented four Paul Haris Awards. The Paul Harris Society recognizes Rotarians and friends of The Rotary Foundation who give $1,000 or more to the Annual Fund, PolioPlus Fund, or an approved Foundation grant […]

New Paul Harris Awards for Derby-Shelton Rotarians – including one ...



Heroes are people we admire for their courage, outstanding achievements, noble qualities, or the way they practice random acts of kindness. The past year has given us a new appreciation for the heroes in our lives. The Derby-Shelton Rotary Club announces its first annual “Flags for Heroes” event. It will […]

ROTARY FLIES FLAGS TO HONOR COMMUNITY HEROES


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It was another successful day for Derby-Shelton Rotary Club as great weather and a post-tax season rush to get rid of accumulated documents made for a busy morning for Rotarians and a group of eager volunteers from Shelton High School. Judy Gulish, who once again organized the event praised both […]

Paper Shredding Event Was Another success


Derby-Shelton Rotarians participated in Rotary Day of Service on April 9. Derby-Shelton Rotary has chosen their day of service to honor one of our community essential workers, Echo Hose EMS. Rotarians spent the day helping the Echo Hose Ambulance Corps effort to create a mock training room for EMS students […]

Rotary Day of Service – Lots of Paint