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


Derby-Shelton Rotarians took a brief break from helping others to celebrate themselves with the annual Holiday luncheon. It was a fun day for everyone with great music provided by The Stardust Jazz Trio, a very good report on growth to our Foundation by advisor Bill Miller, good food and of […]

Rotarians Celebrate the Holidays



The Norman K. Parsells Award,  is presented annually to honor the memory and spirit of Norm Parsells.  He was a dedicated Rotarian who served his community and Rotary, demonstrating Rotary’s ideal of “Service Above Self”. This year’s recipients of the Award were recognized as Rotarians who personify the same spirit […]

Norm Parsells Award Luncheon


Derby-Shelton Rotarians continue to brighten the lives of others, and this time its kids. Just in time for the start of the winter cold, Rotarians have once again participated in a program that purchases and supplies attractive winter coats for kids. Rotarians have participated in Operation Warmth which is run […]

Rotarians Help Operation Warmth for Kids


Sand Project 2019
There was a time when public works departments delivered fifty-gallon drums os a sand/salt mixture to street corners around the community for use by citizens throughout the winter. Those days are long gone, but Derby-Shelton Rotarians have brought their own version for seniors in Derby and Shelton. Each year, right […]

Rotary Delivers sand to Seniors



The 2019 Thanksgiving Football Luncheon will go into the books as one of the most memorable in the history of the event whose origins date back to the late 1920s. This year’s luncheon for senior football players and cheerleaders from Derby and Shelton High Schools was held in the Great […]

A Spectacular Thanksgiving Football Luncheon


Food drive donation
Rotary President Tom Wilson and Pat Tarasovic at Spooner House. Rotary President Tom Wilson and Pat Tarasovic at St. Vincent DePaul Two local food banks have over $13,000 in donations to purchase food thanks to the combined efforts of The Liberty Bank Foundation, the Friend A. Russ Foundation, and the […]

Rotarians, Liberty Bank and Friend A. Russ Fund Hold Successful ...


Derby-Shelton Rotary is pleased to welcome two new members. At the meeting on November 21, Assistant District Governor Cindy Fitch swore in Kristin Bures and Anthony Discenzo. Welcome! At the same meeting, Kristin passed on the “Bell of Gratitude” to Kim Ryan Caro for her outstanding work for the Derby-Shelton […]

Derby-Shelton Rotary Welcomes New Members