Football luncheon


Rotary Trophy Presentation 2009
The annual Rotary Thanksgiving Football Luncheon was held on November 24, 2009 with the senior members of both schools football teams. The festivities included remarks from both Shelton Coach Jeff Roy and Derby Coach Carmen DiCenso who would be coaching his final game at Derby on Thanksgiving. Here is a story […]

Thanksgiving Football Luncheon 2009


Jeff Roy
The Derby/Shelton Rotary Club celebrated one of its oldest traditions on November 25 when it played host to the senior members of the Derby and Shelton football teams and cheerleading squads at its annual Thanksgiving day Football Luncheon. The event was held at the Russian Lodge in Shelton. The event […]

Thanksgiving Football Luncheon 2008


Trophy Presentation 2007
The Derby/Shelton Rotary Club celebrated one of its oldest traditions on November 20 when it played host to the senior members of the Derby and Shelton football teams and cheerleading squads at its annual Thanksgiving day Football Luncheon. The event was held at the Russian Lodge in Shelton. The event […]

Thanksgiving Football Luncheon 2007



Myron Horbal
Each year at the annual Derby/Shelton Rotary Club Thanksgiving Day Luncheon, the two schools are invited to bring along an alumnus who played in the Thanksgiving Day football game. The invited guests are the main speakers at the luncheon. This year Derby brought along graduate Tony Peccerillo who was a […]

Football Luncheon 2005


Trophy 2004
The Derby/Shelton Rotary continued a tradition that dates back more than 75 years when the Club hosted senior football players and cheerleaders from Derby and Shelton High Schools in the annual Thanksgiving Day Football Luncheon on November 23, 2004 at Dave Grant’s Russian Lodge.  Nostalgia mixed with the immediacy of […]

Thanksgiving Football Luncheon 2004


Ron Gydus
With the ghosts of games past lingering in the room, the 2003 Thanksgiving Day Football Luncheon was held on November 25, 2003 at Dave Grant’s Russian Lodge.  A large audience honored senior members of the football, cheerleading and pom pom squads at Derby and Shelton High School in a prelude […]

Football Luncheon 2003



Trophy 2002
The 2002 Football Luncheon was held on November 26, 2002 at Dave Grant’s Russian Lodge with a heavy emphasis on the traditions of the game. The large audience honored senior members of the football, cheerleading and pom pom squads at Derby and Shelton High School prior to Thursday’s annual Turkey […]

Football Luncheon 2002


Trophy Presentation 2001
In addition to the coaches and team captains, each squad brought back a former player to speak of their experiences. Matt Ramia, a 1994 graduate of Shelton High School and former All Housatonic League player spoke first and recounted his experiences and all that he learned from his years at […]

Football Luncheon 2001