Derby-Shelton Rotary President Arlene Greco has announced the donations listed below made on behalf of the Club. The donations were made to the individual organizations during a couple of weekly meetings held during January. The donations support a wide range of programs that were reviewed by the Rotary board before […]

Derby-Shelton Rotary Donations Announced

Cabinet 2016-2017
The Derby-Shelton Rotary club was one of the first in the state to establish an Internet presence in the late ’90’s. Originally, it was just a single page on the Electronic Valley website that was a part of a community planning project called Healthy Valley 2000. Recognizing the importance of […]

Derby-Shelton Rotary Website Has a New Look

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

Liberty Bank & Rotary
The Liberty Bank/Derby-Shelton Rotary Thanksgiving Dinner Drive to benefit Spooner House and St. Vincent DePaul food banks raised over $12,500. The Liberty Bank Foundation add 25 cents to each dollar collected. The Friend A. Russ Fund, PerkinElmer and the Living Springs Fellowship also contributed to the effort.

Rotary & Liberty Bank Support Thanksgiving Food Drive

The tradition is alive and well as the Derby-Shelton Rotary Club set the tone for another big Thanksgiving Day Football game between the rival high schools. Shelton’s (7-2) Gaels hosted Derby’s Red Raiders (2-7) at Finn Stadium. However, two days before the game, the Rotary Club brought the senior members of […]

Rotary Celebrates Thanksgiving Day Rivalry

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

The Derby-Shelton Rotary Club once again made a major investment in education in Derby and Shelton be distributing dictionaries to every third grader in schools in Derby and Shelton during September and October. Even in an electronic era, Rotarians believe that giving each student their own paperback edition gets them […]

Rotary Distributes Dictionaries to Third Graders

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