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

A Peace Fellow in Australia

It is Autumn in Brisbane, and we have just returned from mid-semester break. I was recently given a friendly chiding on my use of the term “Fall.” It’s just not done here. You see, the native trees don’t shed their leaves. Rather, in the early-Summer (November-ish), they lose their bark. It sloughs off and leaves […]

GlobalRun4Water Funds Peru Project

he GlobalRun4Water Committee allocates the money raised at the event to support water projects. This year part of the money went to support a global grant to provide a solar-powered water treatment system, hygiene education and management training for the community of Loma Negra, in Peru. This system will empower the community to manage the […]

Clayton Clubs build Tables and Benches for Community

During the month of February, the Clayton Rotary Club and the Clayton Mid-Day Club worked side by side to complete picnic tables and benches for the Clayton Community Parks. The combined workforce of men and women built six picnic tables (one table was handicap accessible) and six benches. The work was completed over three Saturdays […]

North Raleigh Rotary wins with second Casino Night

Flush from the success of its second annual Casino Night fund-raiser, the Rotary Club of North Raleigh bet it would top last year’s attendance and it won that wager handily. “Judging by increased attendance, the abundance of smiling faces and positive feedback, it’s apparent a great time was had by all,” said Casino Night chairman […]

Dominican Republic Global Grant Project

On February 20, 2016, Rotarians from District 7710 flew to  Santiago, Dominican Republic, to continue work that began four years ago with the Monumental Rotary Club. This year, we built 20 latrines and constructed a playground for the children. The construction on the market is expected to begin shortly. Overall, we have built over 200 latrines, a playground, repaired […]

Computers for Kids of Costa Rica

Costa Rica has a computer program for Junior High and High School, but nothing for grades Kindergarten through 6. This project installed 110 laptop computers and 30 XO tablets computers (designed for kindergarten students) in nine elementary schools near Puntarenas and Alajuela, Costa Rica. Over 1500 children and adults who attend these nine schools now […]

Rotary Against Drugs

District 7710 held its Rotary Against Drugs Speech Competition on February 27, 2016 in Raleigh. Winning first place was Surasya Guduru, Clayton High School, sponsored by Clayton Morning; second place Andrew Smith, Sanderson High School, sponsored by North Raleigh; and third place Robert Wilson, West Johnston High School, sponsored by Central Johnston. Other contestants were […]

MLK Day of Service

January 18 was Martin Luther King Day of Service. Rotarians from 14 clubs, plus volunteers from the United Way of the Triangle, Duke University, Durham Tech Community College, and the general public gathered at the Research Triangle to pack food for the needy in our community. Over 500 volunteers packed 113,000 meals to be distributed by the Interfaith Food Shuttle to […]

Alzheimer’s Support Program Implemented

On Friday, December 4, 2015, the Music and Memory program was implemented at three long-term care facilities in Johnston County. This simple and effective program provides an iPod with a personalized playlist for each person. Favorite music from their past has been proven to help  participants come back to life, allowing them to feel like themselves again and socialize with loved ones. “My […]

Making a Difference: Global Grants

The B.T. Savani Kidney Hospital situated Rajkot, Gujarat, India for over 10 years is the only Charitable Trust hospital in the area with a full range of treatment and intervention for kidney related disorders. The Hospital treats all patients with a strong bias in favor of low-income groups irrespective of religion, caste, or creed. The hospital was running […]

MudLOVE Fundraiser

In December, the Interact club at the North Carolina School of Science and Math hosted a fundraiser focused on the sale of MudLOVE bracelets. MudLOVE is an organization that, through their partnership with Water for Good, centers on providing a citizen in a developing African country with a week of clean water with each bracelet […]

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