Save Saturday, September 7 for Derby-Shelton Rotary Club’s fifth Annual Hoptoberfest. This fun afternoon (1-5 PM) along the Riverwalk in Shelton will be full of beer, food and live music and the proceeds help support the charitable activities of the Club. There will be more details to follow, […]

Coming Soon – Hoptoberfest 2019


Though weather delayed it for two weeks, the Derby-Shelton Rotary Club Installation of officers for 2019-2020 finally took place at Brownson Country club on July 11 and a great time was had by all present. Outgoing president Jen Champagne started the program by presentingPaul Harris Awards to Cindy Fitch, Judy […]

Tom Wilson and Cabinet Installed for 2019-2020 year


As the 2018-2019 Rotary year drew to a close, the club announced a total of $11,7000 in community grants. This Rotary grants program is designed for Nonprofit, 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organizations and public agencies that serve or are within the towns of Derby and Shelton. Funds for the program come from […]

Derby-Shelton Rotary Grants 2018-2019



(L-R) Chris Clouet, Carolyn Schweyer, Wendy Stone, Jen Champagne and Mike Cannici. The Derby-Shelton Rotary Club has presented two very special Paul Harris Fellow awards in recognition of outstanding community Service to the Shelton Intermediate Schoo’s School of Innovation and to Mike Cannici of Derby. Rotary President Jen Champagne made […]

Rotary Club Present Special Paul Harris Fellows Awards


(L-R) Zachary Kozlowski, Logan Flanigan, Angelica Sampson, Ambarlyn Angeletti, Stephanie Schofield and Andrew Connelly Derby-Shelton Rotary is pleased to announce the winners of its 2019 scholarship program for students from Derby and Shelton High Schools. The Club offers a wide variety of scholarships highlighted by this year’s Chromik/Turaj Scholarship to […]

Rotary Announces 2019 Scholarship Winners


Kentucky Derby Auction
The Kentucky Derby is the most famous race in America and also one of the biggest social occasions not only in the state of Kentucky, but all across the country. The Derby-Shelton Rotary is bringing the fun to the Brownson Country Club in Shelton. Of course, the race can be […]

2019 Kentucky Derby Party & Auction



Kim Ryan-Caro is once again coordinating Derby-Shelton Rotary’s participation in the Read Across America program. Many members are involved in visiting elementary schools in Derby and Shelton to read the books pictured above and to then donate the books to the schools. This is an annual event for Derby-Shelton Rotary […]

Derby-Shelton Rotarians Participating in Read Across America


The deadline to submit an application for one of the 2019 Derby-Shelton Rotary Club Scholarships is May 5. There are several changes that have been made to the program this year, and you can read more about it and download the application on our Scholarship Program page. Please note that […]

Rotary Scholarship Applications Now Available


  Then Derby-Shelton Rotary Club’s first ever Sip and Paint for Polio night was a great success. On Friday night February 1 the room at Homewood Suites in Stratford was filled with creativity and fun as you can see from the picture above. Even more importantly, the event raised $1,080 […]

Sip & Paint for Polio Raised over $1,000!