Derby-Shelton Rotarians continued their work on COVID-19 issues with another delivery of protective masks to the community and this time there is a special emphasis on children. The Club has distributed 1,500 colorful children’s masks to the Boys & Girls Club, Boy Scouts of the Housatonic Council, BHCare which includes […]

Rotarians Distribute Children’s Masks


Everyone needs a good laugh about now, and here’s your chance to enjoy a virtual comedy special. Derby-Shelton Rotary will benefit from the ticket sales and those dollars go back into the community to support programs from Rotary. Just go to https://rotary7980.myeventscenter.com/event/46346?aid=dd938ec9-6e4e-4c3d-b3c2-5f6d1561d11b to purchase your ticket now and enjoy a […]

Enjoy some laughs and help Rotary


Derby-Shelton Rotarians are mourning the passing of a beloved and respected member who was a community treasure. Al Patuzzi not only served the Club well in a wide variety of capacities down through the years but also gave back to the community in so many different ways as you can […]

Rotary Mourns Passing of Beloved Member



John Daniell
The Norman K. Parsells Award is presented annually to honor the memory and spirit of Norm Parsell,  a dedicated Rotarian who served his community and Rotary, demonstrating Rotary’s ideal of “Service Above Self”. The recipients of the Award personify the same spirit and dedication to their community and Rotary that […]

John Daniell Selected for Parsells Award


Derby-Shelton Rotarians have been quite busy filling buckets of sand/salt and distributing them to senior citizens in Derby and Shelton. This year was a new record with over 140 buckets distributed in the two towns. Kim Ryan-Caro did another incredible job in coordinating the project. She worked with senior centers […]

Sand for Seniors 2020


For the fifth straight year Liberty Bank, the Liberty Bank Foundation, and 48 Rotary clubs partnered to raise money to not only provide money for Thanksgiving food but to stock our local food banks for the coming months. The Liberty Bank Foundation donated 25 cents for every dollar collected. The […]

A Newer Thanksgiving Tradition Continued




One of Derby-Shelton Rotary Club’s longest-running traditions will not take this place this year due to the Covid-19 Pandemic.  One of the major casualties of the pandemic was the cancellation of high school football in CT. That has meant that the traditional Derby/Shelton game on Thanksgiving Day will not be […]

No Football Luncheon or Trophy Presentation This Year


Derby-Shelton Rotary Club’s first Shred Day was a major success for the club. With traditional in-person fundraisers on hold, the Club turned to a safer outdoor event with face masks, gloves, and social distancing in effect. A steady stream of cars, SUVs, and trucks quickly cycled through a very efficient […]

Rotary Held Successful Paper Shedding Event