Welcome to Rotary District 7710
Welcome to the website of Rotary District 7710, consisting of 47 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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
July 4th marked a special day for Rotary in Granville County. The Rotary Club of the Kerr Tar Region was formally chartered by Rotary International on July 4th. This new club joins two other clubs in the county, the Rotary Club of Oxford and the South Granville Rotary Club. The new Kerr Tar Club has a unique structure […]
At the Take-A-Kid to the Ballgame at the Durham Bulls Park, the Bulls played the Gwinnett Braves and, unfortunately, lost 5-2. While the Bulls lost, the winners were the many children who were treated to an evening of food, fun, and friendship by a large number of Rotarians around our district.
A steady rain fell over the course as the participants completed the final holes of the 2016 Old Dominion Rotary Golf Tournament at Mid Pines Inn and Golf Club earlier this month, but it did not dampen the spirits of the fundraising event for the Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina (B&GH). The annual […]