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Join with Rotary to promote the power of vaccines.  During World Immunization Week, 24-30 April, join with Rotary to combat vaccine hesitancy and misinformation by spreading the facts about why #VaccinesWork. With decades of experience fighting polio, Rotary plays a key role in informing people about the power and effectiveness […]

World Immunization Week is 24-30 April


Ansonia, Derby-Shelton and Seymour-Oxford Rotary Clubs participated in a multi-club District Managed Grant to address the food insecurity in the lower Naugatuck Valley. On behalf of the Valley Food Pantry Network, TEAM, Inc. was responsible for handling all ordering, arrangements and distribution with Bozzuto’s. Delivery was made to Contractor Nation’s […]

Rotarians Volunteer for Massive Valley Food Drive


Tarasovic,Pat
Congratulations to Derby-Shelton Rotarian Pat Tarasovic on being named as this year’s recipient of the Charles H. Flynn Humanitarian Award, the oldest and most prestigious award for community service given by Valley United Way. The award will be presented at the United Way’s Annual Meeting in May. For further information […]

Pat Tarasovic to Receive Flynn Award





Derby-Shelton Rotarians continued their work on COVID-19 issues with another delivery of protective masks to the community and this time there is a special emphasis on children. The Club has distributed 1,500 colorful children’s masks to the Boys & Girls Club, Boy Scouts of the Housatonic Council, BHCare which includes […]

Rotarians Distribute Children’s Masks



John Daniell
The Norman K. Parsells Award is presented annually to honor the memory and spirit of Norm Parsell,  a dedicated Rotarian who served his community and Rotary, demonstrating Rotary’s ideal of “Service Above Self”. The recipients of the Award personify the same spirit and dedication to their community and Rotary that […]

John Daniell Selected for Parsells Award


Derby-Shelton Rotarians have been quite busy filling buckets of sand/salt and distributing them to senior citizens in Derby and Shelton. This year was a new record with over 140 buckets distributed in the two towns. Kim Ryan-Caro did another incredible job in coordinating the project. She worked with senior centers […]

Sand for Seniors 2020


For the fifth straight year Liberty Bank, the Liberty Bank Foundation, and 48 Rotary clubs partnered to raise money to not only provide money for Thanksgiving food but to stock our local food banks for the coming months. The Liberty Bank Foundation donated 25 cents for every dollar collected. The […]

A Newer Thanksgiving Tradition Continued