Derby-Shelton Rotary is proud to partner with other Rotary Clubs around the world and the Rotary Foundation to help eliminate Polio. Here is the latest update: A BRIEF REVIEW OF POLIO ERADICATION IN 2023 PDG MURRAY VERSO, END POLIO NOW COORDINATOR — JAN 21, 2024 The following article is adapted […]

Eradicating Polio – A Rotary Priority

Planning is well under way for the 2024 edition of Flags for Heroes. Here is some preliminary information: THE DERBY-SHELTON ROTARY CLUB IS PROUD TO PRESENT THE 3RD Annual 2024 FLAGS FOR HEROES For complete information go to

Flags for Heroes Set for 2024

Derby-Shelton Rotarians took a few moments to elect its new slate of officers for the 2024-2025 Rotary year and then celebrated the holiday season with a special luncheon and gift exchange on December 14. Officers elected include; President: Lucy Andrade Secretary Betsey Doane Treasurer Carolyn Dow President Elect Joe Shapiro […]

Derby-Shelton Rotary Celebrates the Holidays

The Derby-Shelton Rotary Club delivered 116 five-gallon buckets of a sand and salt mixture to seniors over 67 years old and to disabled individuals residing in Derby and Shelton between November 30th and December 3rd. Past President Linda Homes-Hanno who institued the successful program back in 2008 served as this […]

Salt & Sand for Seniors 2023 Delivered to 116 seniors

Since 2004, Liberty Bank Foundation, partnering with Rotary Clubs across Connecticut, have raised over $4 million to ensure all families in our community can enjoy a Thanksgiving dinner. Derby-Shelton Rotary Club has been part of the effort since 2016. Each Rotary Club will receive funds donated along with matching funds […]

Shelton-Derby Rotary / Liberty Bank Thanksgiving Food Drive Raises $17,742.50

Rotary D-7980 Foundation held a showcase and celebration of the 2022-2023 Rotary year on Nov. 5 In Old Saybrook – and Derby/Shelton’s stood out as the Club captured several awards. The Club was selected as an award winner in three separate categories: Every Rotarian Every Year Club: For clubs in […]

Derby-Shelton Rotary Honored by Rotary Foundation

Derby-Shelton Rotary kept up a long-standing tradition over the last few weeks by visiting all the third-grade classrooms in the public and private schools in Derby and Shelton to deliver a special gift to all of the students. That gift was their very own dictionary. The following schools received a […]

Rotary distributes over 500 dictionaries

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A special video from Shelton Day