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


Past President Steve Balog presents the Derby-Shelton Rotary Trophy to Shelton after they beat Derby 49-8 on Thanksgiving Day. Shelton won the game for the 15th straight year and now leads the 106 year old series with 56 wins to Derby’s 43 and there have been seven ties.

Shelton Retains Rotary Football Trophy



The annual Thanksgiving Football luncheon was another success on Tuesday, November 20 at the Russian Lodge in Shelton. Ed Sheehy once again served as the master of ceremony at the even which honors the senior members of the Derby and Shelton High School football and cheer leading squads. Sheehy kept […]

Football Luncheon Was a great Success


Diane Stroman
Rotarian Diane Stroman has added another award to her lengthy list of accomplishments. Just a month ago, the Greater Valley Chamber of Commerce presented her with their most prestigious award – The Platinum Award. And on on Monday, November 20, The Derby Historical Society presented her with the Dr. John […]

Rotarian Earns Another Honor


Rotary Trophy
One of the oldest traditions of the Derby-Shelton Rotary Club continues on Tuesday, November 21 at the Russian Lodge in Shelton when the Club hosts its annual luncheon for senior members of the Derby and Shelton High School football and cheer-leading teams prior to the Thanksgiving Day game between the […]

Football Tradition Continues on November 21