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


Club Fundraisers

Old Dominion Rotary Golf Tournament to Raise Funds for Boys and Girls Home The 11th Annual Old Dominion Rotary Golf Tournament will be held on June 6, 2016 at Mid Pines Inn & Golf Club in Southern Pines, NC. Rotarians from District 7690 and 7710 plan this event with all the proceeds going to the […]


New Leadership for Rotary Clubs in Greater Triangle Area

Rusine Sinclair of Raleigh will be next Rotary District Governor Rusine Mitchell Sinclair, of Raleigh, will be appointed to the volunteer post of Rotary International district governor for 2016-17. Her installation ceremony and dinner will be held on Wednesday, June 22, 6 p.m. at North Ridge Country Club in Raleigh. As district governor, Sinclair will […]


District Conference

The Joint 7710 and 7730 District Conference, Wilmington was an excellent event that highlighted the many achievements of Rotary International and especially the numerous activities in our District. While a lot of people are involved in making the Conference a success, much of the credit goes to the Organizing Committee of Arthur Rogers (Durham), Bill […]


District 7710 Best Club

One of the most prestigious awards in the District is being awarded the Best Club in the District. This year the honor went to the Research Triangle Park club. Over the past year, under the leadership of President Andrew Kerr the club has been transformed. Last year, there was consideration of folding the club, but […]


District 7710 comes to the aid of Fort McMurray

Wildfires in the Canadian province of Alberta continue to grow furiously leaving in their wake thousands of burned homes, cars and communities. Over 1,000 firefighters are working to bring the blaze under control with the help of helicopters and air tankers. Rotarian Richard McCleery with the Hillsborough Club has extended family living in Canada who […]



This year the Coins for Alzheimer’s Research Trust (CART) awarded five grants totaling $600,000 to researchers. This is the largest amount of grants that the Fund has awarded. Rick Carnagua, District CART Chair, went with Rusine Mitchell Sinclair, DG Elect and Shafi Parekh, DG Nominee to the grant ceremony. At the District Conference, Rick Carnagua […]


Child’s Cup Full

A children’s toy brand: creating jobs for talented refugee women artisans in the West Bank Cayley Pater was RYLA participant at Chapel Hill High School in 2003 and a Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarship finalist through the NC Oxford Rotary Club in 2010. After finishing her Master’s Degree in Women’s and Gender Studies at Central European University […]


DUKE- UNC Peace Fellow Promotes WaSH

Hai-Ryung Sung comes from Jecheon City, South Korea. Jecheon is called the “healing city,” a fitting hometown for Sung, who, despite earning an undergraduate degree in computer science, has devoted her career to advancing public health. Sung’s interest in health affairs began earlier, during her first year of college, when she joined Rotaract and provided […]


Ageless Hero Nominated

Cary Page past President Brian Blum has been nominated for the Ageless Hero award, given by SearStone retirement community, for his work to organize a monthly dinner-and-entertainment event for Cary seniors with dementia and their caregivers. Blum marshalled the resources of Cary’s five Rotary clubs three years ago to buy food and organize volunteers to […]


Spring District Meeting- May 14, 2016

If you are a Rotarian who wants to learn more about Rotary and help your club grow, the May district meeting is for you. There’s a misconception among the Rotarians in our district that a district meeting is only for Rotarians who are in club leadership. I’m here to put that misconception to rest! Yes, […]


Young Professionals Summit

On June 10-11, we will be having a summit for young Rotarians and Rotaractors. This Zone 33/34 Young Professionals Summit, first of its kind on the East coast, will be held on the campus of Georgia Tech. Our hope is to have each of our twenty nine districts represented by up to three young professionals and a senior district […]

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