Yearly Archives: 2024



Derby-Shelton Rotarians celebrated their 2024 Norman K. Parsells Award winner, Dr. Jeff Forte, along with winners from eight other Rotary Clubs on April 5 at the Gaelic American Club in Fairfield.  The award honors the memory of Mr. Parsells who was a distinguished member of the Fairfield Rotary Club who […]

Dr. Jeff Forte Named Parsells Award Winner


The Derby-Shelton Rotary Club provides an extensive scholarship program for students attending Derby and Shelton High Schools funded by the Club’s efforts to raise those funds. President -Elect Lucy Andrade has come up with something new and special for 2024. Check out the flyer and save the date. Click here […]

Scholarship Fundraiser Coming in June




Connecticut Loves to Read – and so do Derby-Shelton Rotarians as they are once again fanning out across schools in Derby and Shelton to read to students in Kindergarten through Grade 3. This year’s readers and their schools are: Carolyn Dow, Mohegan School Ernie Luise, Holy Trinity Catholic Academy Jack […]

Rotarians Read to Students





Painting for Polio! On March 1, President Kim Caro-Ryan hosted a paint and sip night at the Courtyard Marriott in Shelton. 55 attendees painted, sipped, and laughed as they raised $2,000.00 towards the Polio Plus Foundation. Did you know that in 1978 Rotary presented the World Health Organization with $4 […]

Paint Party Raises $2,000 to Fight Polio