Derby-Shelton Rotarians tried something at the weekly meeting On July 12 – an in-service project during the regular meeting. Instead of a speaker, club members participated in a special hands-on in-service project at the wrote thank you cards to members of the military. The cards will ten be forwarded to […]

New – In Meeting – In-Service


A new Rotary year means a new administration and Jen Luise Champagne was installed as the new club president at a special dinner at Brownson Country Club on June 21. Jen follows Silvia Rodriguez and her installation marks a first for the Derby-Shelton Rotary Club. For the first time in […]

Changing of the Guard


  2018 winners with Rotary President Silvia Rodriguez and Scholarship Chairman Ed Sheehy – (L-R) Alexis Klimaszewski, Russell Blakeslee, Nicholas Gruttadauria, Nicole Rizzo, Raven Evon and Jessalyn McGovern The Derby-Shelton Rotary Club is proud to announce the winners of its 2018 scholarships. The Club is distributing $18,000 in total through six […]

Rotary Club Announces 2018 Scholarship Winners




Jack Walsh and Arlene Greco were just two of this year’s readers. Members of the Derby-Shelton Rotary Club spent a lot of time in classrooms in schools in Derby and Shelton in recent weeks participating in the Read Across America Program. Rotarians had a lot of fun reading to children […]

Rotarians “Read Across America”


The students who participated in this year’s Four-Way Test Speech Contest are pictured with event chair Mary Ellen Samatulski and President Silvia Rodriguez after receiving wards for their participation. Pictured from L-R are Samatulski, Nardin Sayoufi, Lia Bocchino, Dan Torres and Emanuel Louime. Shelton High School sophomore Emanuel Louime was the winner of the […]

Shelton Sophomore Wins Four-Way Speech Contest



Ignite Award
Club member and Assistant District Governor Cindy Rinaldi had some great news to report at the weekly meeting on February 22. She presented Past President Arlene Greco with an “Ignite” Award presented by District 7980. The award was for Club efforts to increase membership during Arlene’s year as President. The Club […]

Club Wins “Ignite” Membership Award


2018 Scout Grant
Housatonic Council, BSA Executive John Zseller is all smiles as he holds a $1,500 check being presented by Rotary President Silvia Rodriguez at a recent meeting. The grant will be used to fund outdoor programs for the Scouts including activities for girls who are now part of Scouting. The Derby-Shelton Rotary Club also […]

Derby-Shelton Rotary Announces Two Grants


Shelton Day - Howe Avenue
Shelton Day isn’t until the first Sunday in October (October 7 this year), but planning is well underway for this unique celebration of life and leisure in Shelton. Registration for booths officially opened on January 9. Vendor spots along Howe Avenue fill up quickly and returning vendors are reminded that […]

Shelton Day Booth Applications Available