Program


Sand Project 2019
There was a time when public works departments delivered fifty-gallon drums os a sand/salt mixture to street corners around the community for use by citizens throughout the winter. Those days are long gone, but Derby-Shelton Rotarians have brought their own version for seniors in Derby and Shelton. Each year, right […]

Rotary Delivers sand to Seniors


Derby-Shelton Rotarians are gearing up once again to deliver a powerful learning tool to every third grader in Shelton and Derby schools. This annual program sends Rotarians into each of the grammar schools in each of the towns to deliver a dictionary to each and every third grader.  More than […]

Rotarians Delivering Words!






Jack Walsh and Arlene Greco were just two of this year’s readers. Members of the Derby-Shelton Rotary Club spent a lot of time in classrooms in schools in Derby and Shelton in recent weeks participating in the Read Across America Program. Rotarians had a lot of fun reading to children […]

Rotarians “Read Across America”



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


Chris Clouet
Derby-Shelton Rotarians went back to school for the month of March by spending time in Derby and Shelton classrooms reading to students in Kindergarten through third grade. The Club purchase a variety of grade appropriate books for the Rotarians to read to the students. At the end of the sessions, […]

Rotarians “Read Across America”


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