Grants 2023 - New Haven Symphony
Derby-Shelton Rotary Club President Betsey Doane has announced the recipients of the Club’s 2023 Community grants totaling $15,000. Six organizations serving the Valley area as well as two Rotary grants with international implications have been awarded. Four of the organizations were on hand for check presentations at the regular Club […]

2023 Community Grants Announced

THE DERBY-SHELTON ROTARY CLUB IS PROUD TO PRESENT THE 2nd ANNUAL FLAGS FOR HEROES May 27 – June 15 Raise a flag in honor of your hero! All flags have been installed and tagged with the Hero’s name. They are lined up in alphabetical order at each of the two […]

Flags for Heroes 2023

Kentucky Derby 2023 poster
The Kentucky Derby Watch Party held on Saturday, May 6 at Brownson Country Club was a mashing success. resident-Elect Kim Ryan-Caro who will become president in July and her committee put together the social event of the year to match the goings on in Louisville. High style was very much […]

Kentucky Derby Watch Party Was Spectacular!

Shred 2023 volunteers
Derby-Shelton Rotary’s annual shredding event was held on Saturday, May 13, 2023. For the fourth straight year, the event was held in the parking lot at St. Lawrence Chruch in Shelton from 9 am to noon and was a great success under the leadership of Judy Gulish. As always, all […]

2023 Shredding Event – May 13

Speed Networking logo
The Derby-Shelton Rotary and the Greater Valley Chamber of Commerce and its Women in Networking group partnered on a very successful Speed Networking Event in 2022 and it was so successful that we did it again on May 24th at Bad Sons Beer Co. in Derby. The Rotary Club uses […]

Speed Networking – A Fun Night

Rotarians have returned to the classroom over the last month to read and donate books to Kindergarten and grades 1, 2 and 3 in Derby Shelton. This is the Club’s annual participation in the Read Across America effort. Though the official day for the event was March 2 this year, […]

Rotarians in the Classroom

  Ernie Luise Judy Gulish Jack Walsh Derby-Shelton Rotarians are very active and play many roles in the community as proven by some recent community recognition for three members who also happen to be past presidents of the Club. On March 19 Ernie Luise and her late husband Nick and […]

Rotarians Receive Community Recognition

Club President Betsey Doane and Linda Holmes Hannon presented a $700 check to Milt Harrigan to help support the American Legion’s prestigious Boys State Program this year. The program for those entering their senior year of high school is a mock-government. This year’s program will be held at the University […]

Rotary Supports American Legion’s Boys State Program

Diane Stroman
Diane Stroman was the Derby-Shelton Rotary president during the 2010-2011 year, but her community leadership started long before that and continues today. At the moment, she is experiencing a health issue that requires community support as you can see below. Please help Diane, by spreading the word and wishing her […]

Former Rotary President Needs Help