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

What are Rotary Fellowships?

I often think about my Rotary experience and what amount of time is appropriate considering the many other demands on my time. I don’t look at the time as an expense as much as I do an investment though. Through my Rotary Club and the District projects I’ve worked on, I’ve made relationships with many […]

Welcome New Youth Exchange Students

Our District welcomes our 4 new Youth Exchange Students including , from left, Heida Maack (Iceland), Gabrial Patrial (Brazil), Enrico Pappalardo (Italy) and Cami Trucone (Argentina). They will attend high school and live with host families during their 11 month stay. They will travel to the mountains and the coast.  Learn more about Rotary Youth […]

CART Week is October 13-17

Coins for Alzheimer’s Research Trust (CART) encourages donations of coins from member’s pockets or purse to fund research projects. 450 Clubs participate in this effort and have funded 26 extraordinary grants seeking a cure. This year we will place special emphasis on CART from October 13-17 by encouraging club members to put $5+ in the […]

The Brazilians are Coming!

The Brazilians are coming!  On November 1st, 15 Brazilian healthcare professionals will travel to our district to learn about advances in research and care for families effected by Alzheimers Disease. They will meet researchers from Duke and UNC, visit Adult Day Care Centers and be trained in Caregiver Training at our local AlzheimersNC office. They […]

Sponsor Thank You

Check out our NEW “Thank You Sponsors Banner” to highlight the generous contributions of those who have contributed in the past to help keep affordable our District Conference.  Lori Barbier, Chair of the 2015 New Bern District Conference Committee, sparkles with appreciation!

Fill That Bus! 2014

The Durham community rallied around the 2014 Crayons2Calculators Fill that Bus effort to collect school supplies for teachers with total contributions topping $100,000, far above the $75,000 goal set for the project.  More than 250 groups collected supplies with still other individuals donating directly to the Crayons2Calculators (C2C) warehouse or at special events held to […]

Barrie Davis 1923-2014

December 22, 1923 – August 19, 2014 Barrie joined Rotary in 1946 and was, in the eyes of many, the finest Rotarian they had ever met. He served as RI Director 1993-1994 and continued as an inspiring Rotarian in the Zebulon Club. In Barrie’s honor, let’s Light Up Rotary!

New Leadership in Greater Triangle Area

Matthew Kane, of Raleigh, will be appointed to the volunteer post of Rotary International district governor for 2014-15. He will be officially installed at a ceremony and dinner at Prestonwood Country Club in Cary on Tuesday, June 24 at 6 p.m. Kane is president/owner of Cutting Edge Engraving, Inc., an awards and recognition company he […]

Rotarian Receives John Penn Award

Xavier Wortham, executive director of the Oxford Housing Authority, was presented the John Penn Award for Outstanding Citizenship on Monday evening at the annual meeting and banquet of the Granville County Chamber of Commerce. He humbles me every time I am with him because of his dogged determination to improve the lot of so many in our community,” […]

RLI Event Well Attended

Rotary Leadership Institute kicked off 2014 on Saturday, January 18 with more than 60 participants coming from as far away as Maryland. RLI offers leadership and Rotary education training for new Rotarians and prospective Rotary club leaders. January 18 proved to be a great day of experience, learning, and fellowship, helping members become better leaders and […]

District Conference Returns to Asheville

There are many fun things to do in Asheville, which boasts a thriving arts community, diverse outdoor adventures, a vibrant and inviting downtown, numerous historic and architectural attractions and unique shopping options, not to mention the District 7710 Conference. So plan to join your friends for a fabulous weekend in Asheville this Spring. Governor Leigh […]

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