Committee members Rosemary Allen, Joe Shapiro, Julie Blakeman and Betsey Doane are brightening Thanksgiving for others This Thanksgiving, let’s be a special type of kind… Let’s #BeCommunityKind!  Last year at this time, your local Derby-Shelton Rotary helped collect over $14,400 which was donated to Spooner House in Shelton and […]

Rotary Working With Liberty Bank on Thanksgiving Drive


  Michael Wynne presented award to President Julie Blakeman The Derby-Shelton Rotary Club was presented with BHcare‘s 2021 Community Partner Award for its years of involvement with BHcare. Rotarian Mike Wynne who also happens to be the  Community Engagement Specialist at BHcare presented to award to President Julie Blakeman. During […]

Rotary Receives BHcare 2021 Community Partner Award


Rotarians are all smiles after packaging dictionaries for distribution Derby-Shelton Rotarians will be busy putting smiles on the faces of all third grades in Derby and Shelton schools over the next couple of weeks as they visit the schools to present each third grader with their own paperback dictionary. Kim […]

Rotarians Donating Dictionaries to Third Grades



On October 24th we will celebrate World Polio Day worldwide. And, as we come together as a Rotary family, District 7980 is happy to launch our District’s 2021 EndPolioNow Campaign. This year, we will continue our effort by having Rotarians and community members Donate the Cost of a Meal through The World’s Greatest Meal to Help […]

World Polio Day is October 24


  The return of Shelton Day after a year’s absence due to COVID was a major success on Sunday, October 3. We want to thank the City of Shelton, our sponsors and Shop Hop participants, our incredible vendors and all our attendees for making the return such a special day. […]

Shelton Day – A Great Success


Update – In-person meetings will be held on August 19 and September 2 at the Rotary Club Pavilion along the Shelton Riverwalk. Bring your own chair and lunch! Derby-Shelton Rotary Club held its first in-person meeting in over a year on Thursday, August 5. The meeting was held at Casa […]

First in-person meeting in over a year!