Welcome to Rotary District 7710

Welcome to the website of Rotary District 7710, consisting of 46 clubs in Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill and surrounding communities in North Carolina. We are part of Rotary International, one of the world’s largest service organizations, where more than 1.2 million members believe it starts with a commitment to Service Above Self. You'll find our members volunteering in communities at home and abroad to support education and job training, provide clean water, combat hunger, improve health and sanitation, and eradicate polio. Explore our site and see what we’re doing to make a difference. Or become a Rotarian yourself by joining today.

District News


Hurricane Matthew Relief Efforts

Hurricane Matthew has left devastation and suffering in its wake and continues to create problems as floodwaters continue to rise and hundreds of people remain stranded. In the United States, the storm is reported to have “killed at least 23 people as it churned across five states — six in Florida, three in South Carolina, […]


District Project to Dominican Republic

The District is going to the Dominican Republic on Feb 4 – 11, 2017, to team with The Santiago Monumental Rotary Club to build latrines, a playground, and repair homes in the Village of Los Cocos. We have received a District Grant that totals $20,000. Five District Clubs (Wake Forest, Cary, Central Johnston, Clayton, and […]


Peace in Australia

By Leanne Simon It’s springtime here now and the jacaranda trees litter campus with fragrant purple petals, magpies swoop cyclists to protect their hatchlings, and pale geckos come wriggling up the walls in search of a late-night snack. A pair of abandoned ducklings approached us on the riverside path last weekend and we housed them […]


Global Run 4 Water

This year’s Run raised over $10,000. The Committee will now leverage this money in partnership with other Rotary Clubs and organizations around the world to sponsor clean water projects. Thanks to all that participated and to the organizing committee, especially Scott Rossi. Top Men Mark Sullivan, Raleigh                            20:48.8 Anil Chintapalli, Cary                              20:57.2 Bryce […]


Rotary’s Youth Exchange Program is Growing!

This year, a total of eight students are participating in District 7710’s long-term Outbound and Inbound Youth Exchanges, representing three continents and six different countries. This year’s three “outbounds” have all landed safely in Europe and South America:  Ryan  Raulynaitis, sponsored by Fuquay Varina Downtown,  in Mellau, Austria; Grace  McCrorie, sponsored by West Raleigh, in […]


Happy Feet Champion – Henderson Rotarian – Robert Nelson 

Robert Nelson of the Henderson Rotary Club got the Happy Feet spirit early this Rotary year!  He has already donated 25 pairs of athletic shoes on behalf of his club through his company, SporTrax. This ensured each foster child in Vance County has a new pair of athletic shoes.  Kudos for being the first club in […]


World’s Greatest Meal

The concept of the “World’s Greatest Meal” is to hold an event where all or a portion of the meal goes towards the EndPolioNow campaign. Over the past three years, over 3,000 events have been held involving over 170,000 people in 72 countries. They have raised over $2 million, which when matched by the Bill […]


Supply Store Helps Chapel Hill-Carrboro Teachers Get Supplies

It’s a hot Tuesday in Chapel Hill, but teachers are waiting in a long line outside of the American Legion. They’re waiting to get their chance to shop for school supplies, but without spending any of their money. Each elementary school teacher or teaching assistant in the area was invited to come shop at the […]


Howard Selected As District Governor For 2019-20

With great pleasure, I announce that the 2016-17 District Nominating Committee has selected Marie Howard from The Rotary Club of Kerr Tar Region to be the District Governor in 2019-20. After receiving a B.S. in Clinical Dietetics from Michigan State University, Marie served four years in the U.S. Army as an Army Medical Specialist Corps […]


Happy Feet for Kids!

Happy Feet for Kids! is the District-wide service project for 2017. We have partnered with the well-respected Children’s Home Society  of North Carolina to provide shoes for foster children in their care. Our goal is to have Rotary Clubs purchase 500 pairs of athletic shoes for middle and high-school age students. At the District Conference […]


District Hosts Global Scholar from Japan

Yutaka Endo will begin his studies at the University of North Carolina in September as a Global Scholar.  He will be hosted by Dave Stuckey and Bill Palmer of the Chapel Hill Carrboro Rotary Club. Yutaka has earned a MD Certificate at Nigata University and has worked as an intern for two years, two years […]

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