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Travel to many Rotary Clubs around the country and you will see them involved in many local traditions at their meetings – and that is the case at the Derby-Shelton Rotary Club as well. Each week towards the end of the business part of the meeting a Rotarian will roam […]

The Origins of “Conscious” Money


Congratulations to Past President and Distric Governor Ernestine Luise and future President Tom Wilson on being named recipients of Gold Seal Awards from the Greater Valley Chamber of Commerce. Ernie will be receiving the Chamber’s highest award – Platinum and Tom will be getting one of the three Gold Awards. […]

Chamber Honors for Ernie Luise & Tom Wilson


Michael Wynne, Silvia Rodrigues, Marissa Salvesen, Tom Wilson, Milton Harrington and Jen Champagne celebrating the announcement of the 2018 Community Grants. The Derby-Shelton  Rotary Club is proud to announce over $7,500 in Community Grants to Valley agencies serving the community. At the weekly meeting on July 19, immediate Past President […]

Rotary Announces Community Grants



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


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