The Derby-Shelton Rotary Club delivered 116 five-gallon buckets of a sand and salt mixture to seniors over 67 years old and to disabled individuals residing in Derby and Shelton between November 30th and December 3rd. Past President Linda Homes-Hanno who institued the successful program back in 2008 served as this […]

Salt & Sand for Seniors 2023 Delivered to 116 seniors

Since 2004, Liberty Bank Foundation, partnering with Rotary Clubs across Connecticut, have raised over $4 million to ensure all families in our community can enjoy a Thanksgiving dinner. Derby-Shelton Rotary Club has been part of the effort since 2016. Each Rotary Club will receive funds donated along with matching funds […]

Shelton-Derby Rotary / Liberty Bank Thanksgiving Food Drive Raises $17,742.50

Rotary D-7980 Foundation held a showcase and celebration of the 2022-2023 Rotary year on Nov. 5 In Old Saybrook – and Derby/Shelton’s stood out as the Club captured several awards. The Club was selected as an award winner in three separate categories: Every Rotarian Every Year Club: For clubs in […]

Derby-Shelton Rotary Honored by Rotary Foundation

Derby-Shelton Rotary kept up a long-standing tradition over the last few weeks by visiting all the third-grade classrooms in the public and private schools in Derby and Shelton to deliver a special gift to all of the students. That gift was their very own dictionary. The following schools received a […]

Rotary distributes over 500 dictionaries

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A special video from Shelton Day

  Shelton Day 2023 was on October 1st from 11 AM to 5 PM at Veteran’s Memorial Park, 38 Canal Street in Downtown Shelton. Under the leadership of Shelton Day Chairman Joe Shapiro of the Rotary Club of Derby-Shelton, his committee, all the Rotarians, and all the other volunteers the […]

Shelton Day Was Fun – and Successful

Today, September 21, Derby-Shelton Rotary celebrated a major Rotary milestone by one of its members that very few achieve. Troy Adcox who served as Club President for 1978-1979, but he  officially joined the Rotary way back on September 1, 1973, making September his 50th anniversary in Rotary!! Troy S. Adcox […]

A Very Special Milestone for a Very Special Member

Derby-Shelton Rotary was twice blessed at the meeting on September 7 when Assistant District Governor Jen Champagne inducted Carolyn Dow and Felicia Monaco into the Club – and neither one is a stranger. Carolyn is the daughter of the late and very popular member Al Patuzzi and she is a […]

Two New Members fo Derby-Shelton Rotary

Betsey Doane passed the leadership of the Derby-Shelton Rotary Club to Kimy Ryan-Caro at the installation dinner at Brownson Country Club on July 3 at Brownson Country Club. Prior to dinner, President Betsey honored the members of her team including the Executive Committee, and presented them with a small token […]

The Gavel is Passed