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

Kilimanjaro Climb for CART

On August 2, 2015 Cary-Kildaire Rotary Club member Andy Wright and his son David successfully summited Mt. Kilimanjaro (19,341ft), Africa’s tallest mountain and the tallest free standing mountain in the world. Reaching the top of a mountain normally would be cause for celebration in and of itself, but it was made more special as a […]

2016 Council on Legislation

There are 181 Enactments and Resolutions proposed for consideration by the Council on Legislation that will meet from April 10th to 15th 2016 in Chicago. Enactments (numbers 1 through 117) if adopted will change the RI Constitutional documents which include the RI constitution, the RI By-Laws and the Standard Rotary Club Constitution. Resolutions (numbers 117 […]

USA-France Intercountry Committee

Would your club like to send a Master’s Level student to Paris for a peace-building project? “48 Hours as a Diplomat” is A Collaborative Peace-Building Workshop organized by the Rotary International France-USA Inter-Country Committee. It will be held in Paris, France from September 29th through October 2nd, 2016. Travel, lodging, meal and workshop expenses for selected student participants […]

FREE Little Library

In September, the Holly Springs Rotary Club showcased its new free Little Library Community Outreach Project. Natalie Babson, President of the Holly Springs Rotary explained “The Rotary’s Free Little Library project offers free books to members of the local community. It is a take-a-book-share-a-book opportunity to engage the community in sharing their love of reading.” […]

They Ran 4 Water

Despite a drizzly day, hundreds of people were involved in the Fourth GlobalRun4Water, held at the WakeMed Soccer Park, Cary. This District 7710 event, organized by the Cary-Kildaire club, raised over $16,000, bringing the total raised for water and sanitation projects to over $50,000 in the past four years. A record 289 runners and walkers […]

Donna Peffley named DG 18-19

It is my distinct pleasure to announce that the 2015-2016 District Nominating Committee has selected Donna Peffley from the Rotary Club of Cary MacGregor to be the District Governor in 2018-2019. Donna is an outstanding business professional serving as Vice President of Human Resources at Global Knowledge Training, LLC. Her performance in Rotary over eleven […]

Innovation Fellowship

In July, the Downtown Durham Rotary Club welcomed its inaugural class of three Rotary Innovation Fellows. Each year, up to three Rotary Innovation Fellows will be selected from the community for an 18-month fellowship. Fellows will represent innovative leaders within the public, non-profit, business, academic and philanthropic sectors – with a focus on diversity and […]

District Hosts Peace Fellows

Rotary Peace Fellows have arrived for Class 14 at Duke-UNC. Randy Fraser, Rotary Club of Raleigh, and his wife Pam and additional District 7710 Rotarians are once again serving as host counselors for incoming Peace Fellows. The Duke-UNC Rotary Peace Center selects Rotary Peace fellows based on their ability to have a significant, positive impact […]

Alzheimer’s Video Developed

A 25 minute Alzheimer’s Video providing insight into Alzheimer’s disease was developed by Apex Sunrise and Cary MacGregor. The video starts with an introduction by Alice Watkins, Executive Director of Alzheimer’s NC. She provides the background of the organization and its relationship with Rotary. She also provides an excellent summary of C.A.R.T.’s role in providing funding […]

4-Way Test Contest

The Four-Way Test Essay Contest is coming! The essay contest is open to 7th and 8th graders who submit essays in local contests hosted by each Rotary Club. The deadline for entries to the local contest is December 7, 2015, so there is plenty of time for your club to arrange a contest and collect […]

Fill That Bus News

The Rotary Clubs of Durham are holding their annual “Fill That Bus” event to benefit the non-profit “Crayons2Calulators.” District Governor Newman Aguiar spoke to channel 11 news about the event. Click here to read and see more.

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