Yearly Archives: 2020



John Daniell
The Norman K. Parsells Award is presented annually to honor the memory and spirit of Norm Parsell,  a dedicated Rotarian who served his community and Rotary, demonstrating Rotary’s ideal of “Service Above Self”. The recipients of the Award personify the same spirit and dedication to their community and Rotary that […]

John Daniell Selected for Parsells Award


Derby-Shelton Rotarians have been quite busy filling buckets of sand/salt and distributing them to senior citizens in Derby and Shelton. This year was a new record with over 140 buckets distributed in the two towns. Kim Ryan-Caro did another incredible job in coordinating the project. She worked with senior centers […]

Sand for Seniors 2020



For the fifth straight year Liberty Bank, the Liberty Bank Foundation, and 48 Rotary clubs partnered to raise money to not only provide money for Thanksgiving food but to stock our local food banks for the coming months. The Liberty Bank Foundation donated 25 cents for every dollar collected. The […]

A Newer Thanksgiving Tradition Continued







Here’s an update to our earlier story about Rotary’s commitment to the Million Dollar Mask Challenge from Derby/Shelton President Judy Gulish: Just wanted to share our experience with the Million Dollar Mask Challenge. The district took their show on the road and Tom and I attended the event for our […]

More Masks for Nonprofits from Rotary