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.

District News

Young Professionals Summit

The Southland Young Professional Summit in Atlanta, Georgia from June 9th-11th was full of excitement, fun and problem-solving. Five representatives from District 7710, Jheanne Schack (e-Club), Catherine Doyle (Raleigh Midtown), Jason Potts (North Raleigh), Marie Howard (Kerr Tar Region) and Joyce Mckinney (Southwest Durham) attended the summit. Young Rotarians and Rotaractors, from ages 25 to […]

Apex Sunrise’s 5th Annual Peak City Pig Fest Raises $60k for Charity

Event Draws 30,000 people, 48 cook teams to Apex The Apex Sunrise Rotary Club is proud to announce that the 2016 Bone Suckin’ Sauce Peak City Pig Fest, held July 17-18 in Historic Downtown Apex, was its most successful ever. The KCBS-Sanctioned BBQ competition drew a crowd of 30,000 and 48 BBQ cook teams from […]

Crabtree Rotary present $10k to Ronald McDonald Home Charities

Members of Crabtree Rotary Club and their guests gather at Agora Restaurant in downtown Raleigh on a sweltering summer evening to officially install their 2016-17 officers.  During the event, a check for $10,000 was presented to the Ronald McDonald House Charities of North Carolina.

Destination Dix

On Saturday, August 23rd, thousands of people came out to the City of Raleigh’s inaugural celebration to mark purchasing the Dorothea Dix property from the State. The purpose was to invite people to visit this beautiful 300-acre property, many for the first time, as the City begins to develop this tract into a world-class city park. The […]

Durham Rotary Names 2016 Scholars

The Durham Rotary Club selected five 2016 scholars from Durham Public Schools who have achieved academic excellence and need assistance to continue their educations. Marge Nordstrom, co-chair of the Durham Rotary Club Scholarship Committee, said, “The goal of our 2016 Rotary Centennial and Brown Family scholarships is to make their future education dreams a reality. […]

5th Annual Global Run 4 Water

Sun. Sept 25, 2016 – 4:00 p.m. WakeMed Soccer Park, Cary The event includes a 5 km run/walk and a 1 mile water carry challenge. Over $40,000 has been raised over the last five years, which has been used to support clean water projects in Bolivia, Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Honduras, Lebanon, Peru, Tanzania, Uganda and […]

Cary-Kildaire Sponsors Madagascar Project

Emilia Chojkiewicz is an engineering student at Duke University and a member of the Duke Engineers for International Development (DEID). In February, Emilia contacted Club President Dave Weiss and asked if our Club would support DEID’s joint summer project with the Duke Lemur Center. The purpose of the project was to build a Rainwater Catchment […]

A big Vision for Book Harvest’s Little Free Library

The Downtown Durham Rotary Club has put Book Harvest on the map — the Little Free Library worldwide map, that is! Thanks to Rotary member and library builder Joe Houde, Book Harvest is among the newest stewards of a Little Free Library here in Durham. In fact, Houde is one of a group of Rotary […]

Clayton Interact Supports Celebration Playground

The Clayton High School Interact club held a Family Fun Day at their school in cooperation with the school alumni. They presented the Clayton Parks and Recreation Foundation with a check for $1,100 to support the Celebration Park, which is an inclusive park for all children in Clayton. The Clayton Interact club has about 100 […]

Zebulon Rotary Supports Food Ministry

The Zebulon Rotary Club recently presented a check for $840 to Tom Falvey to help support the Brown Bag Ministry site he coordinates at St. Eugene Catholic Church in Wendell. The money was a portion of the proceeds the Rotary Club raised through its annual auction to benefit a variety of area community services. The […]

Take a Kid to the Ballgame

Without the support of District 7710 Clubs, many underprivileged children would never have the chance to attend a real baseball game. This first major District event will take place: Sunday, August 7, 2016 5:00 pm Durham Bulls vs. Gwinnett Braves Make it a fun day by also bringing family and friends. Experience baseball in this […]

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