Heroes are people we admire for their courage, outstanding achievements, noble qualities, or the way they practice random acts of kindness. The past year has given us a new appreciation for the heroes in our lives. Click here for the full list of those recognized.     Click here for […]


The Derby-Shelton Rotary Club recognized seven outstanding students from Derby and Shelton High Schools with scholarships at a luncheon held at Wellington’s Restaurant in Shelton on June 2. Scholarship Committee Chairman Ed Sheehy and Club President Julie Blakeman handled the brief presentation with each student presenting some brief remarks including […]

Rotary Club Announces 2022 Scholarship Winners

Our youth chairperson, Lucy Jardim Andrade has done a phenomenal job dedicating time, love, and effort to our St Martin de Porres interact club at the St. Martin de Porres Academy in New Haven. Here is their final project of the year. Where will these cinch-sacks go? These are filled with […]

Derby-Shelton Rotary Works With St. Martin de Porres Interact Club

The mission of The Rotary Foundation is to enable members to advance world understanding, goodwill, and peace through the improvement of health, the support of education, the alleviation of poverty and the promotion of peace.  The Foundation is a not-for-profit corporation supported solely by voluntary contributions from Rotary members and […]

Derby-Shelton Honored for Foundation Work

One of the favorite programs of Derby-Shelton Rotarians has been their participation in the Read Across America Program. Rotarians have been visiting the lower grades in schools in Derby in Shelton for years to read to students and then to donate the books to the school libraries. VOVID made in-person […]

Rotarians Return to Read Across America