There’s the possibility of snow in this weekend’s forecast, so the timing of Derby-Shelton Rotary’s annual Sand for Seniors project was perfect as Rotarians spent the afternoon of December 7 filling over 80 buckets and delivering them to senior citizens in the two towns.

Rotarians Deliver for Seniors


Current members and Past Presidents, Dave Grant and Diane Stroman, were recently honored with special awards.. Dave Grant receive dthe Norman K. Parsells’ Award at the Oronoque Country Club on December 5th. Norm was a dedicated Rotarian who served his community well. Norm’s dedicated service to the community demonstrated Rotary’s ideal of “Service Above Self”. Although […]

Rotarians Were Honored


Past President Steve Balog presents the Derby-Shelton Rotary Trophy to Shelton after they beat Derby 49-8 on Thanksgiving Day. Shelton won the game for the 15th straight year and now leads the 106 year old series with 56 wins to Derby’s 43 and there have been seven ties.

Shelton Retains Rotary Football Trophy



The annual Thanksgiving Football luncheon was another success on Tuesday, November 20 at the Russian Lodge in Shelton. Ed Sheehy once again served as the master of ceremony at the even which honors the senior members of the Derby and Shelton High School football and cheer leading squads. Sheehy kept […]

Football Luncheon Was a great Success


Diane Stroman
Rotarian Diane Stroman has added another award to her lengthy list of accomplishments. Just a month ago, the Greater Valley Chamber of Commerce presented her with their most prestigious award – The Platinum Award. And on on Monday, November 20, The Derby Historical Society presented her with the Dr. John […]

Rotarian Earns Another Honor


Rotary Trophy
One of the oldest traditions of the Derby-Shelton Rotary Club continues on Tuesday, November 21 at the Russian Lodge in Shelton when the Club hosts its annual luncheon for senior members of the Derby and Shelton High School football and cheer-leading teams prior to the Thanksgiving Day game between the […]

Football Tradition Continues on November 21



The weather was just about perfect for Shelton Day presented by the Derby-Shelton Rotary Club Shelton Day is a very special day in downtown Shelton on the first Sunday in October every year, and 2017 was no different. Thousands of people descend on Howe Avenue for another full day of […]

Thanks for another great Shelton Day


At the August 24th meeting, the Derby-Shelton Rotary welcomed it’s newest member, Joanne Solemene.  Joanne was sponsored by her long-time friend of Ernie Louise.  Please join us in welcoming Joanne to our Rotary Family!

Welcome New Member: Joanne Solemene


Shawna Vallilo who coordinated the drive is pictured making a delivery at Spooner House. Derby-Shelton Rotary held a food drive to fill the pantries of the local food banks during the long summer months when kids don’t have the access to free lunches as easily as they do during the […]

Summer Cereal Drive – a Big Success