Tom Wilson presenting check to Susan Agamy of Sponer House Derby-Shelton Rotarians released details of several positive projects that have taken place lately thanks to the work of local Rotarians and Rotary District 7980: $7,500 Rotary District 7980 grant: Derby-Shelton Rotary Club, partnering with Seymour/Oxford and Ansonia Rotary Clubs, is […]

Rotary Good Works Continue Even During a Crisis


Leo Vine - Then & Now
 Derby-Shelton Rotary Club members are saddened to hear of the passing of Leo Vine.  Derby-Shelton Rotary Club President Tom Wilson expressed the sentiment of  Club members whe he said that Leo was an, “….Esteemed Community member, Rotarian in every way, and truest of gentlemen.   In my experience Leo was soft […]

Lifetime Rotarian Member Leo Vine Passes


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