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Following the weekly meeting on December 8, several Rotarians began the annual Sand for Seniors project by loading buckets of sand to be delivered to needy seniors in the two communities to help them deal with snow and ice on their sidewalks this winter. Years ago, towns put large drums […]

Sand for Seniors





Rotarians packing meals at Wesleyan
Twice during 2016 the Derby-Shelton Rotary Club partnered with other area clubs to package thousands of nutritious meals that were distributed I to are food banks. In February, the Club partnered with other clubs in District 7980 to distribute 23,000 meals and over 10,000 of those went to food banks […]

Rotary Clubs Package Thousands of Meals


Derby-Shelton Bridge Rendering
One of the more unusual and most productive Derby-Shelton Rotary Club grants was one made to the Shelton Economic Development Commission that eventually helped the cities of Derby and Shelton earn a $265,000 grant to study improvements to the historic Derby-Shelton bridge which links the two communities together. The SEDC was […]

Rotary Grant Led to Derby-Shelton Bridge Rehab


Pavilion completed
The biggest project ever undertaken by the Derby-Shelton Rotary Club was the building of an incredible pavilion on Veterans Memorial Park adjacent to the Shelton Riverwalk. The site along the Housatonic River was once the heart of Shelton’s industrial base. However most of that industry was in decline by the […]

Rotary Pavilion Dedicated