Welcome to Rotary District 7710
Welcome to the website of Rotary District 7710, consisting of 46 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.
Past District Governor Leigh Hudson should be recognized for creating two innovative fund raising programs that are creating awareness and enthusiasm within District 7710 Rotarians as well as beyond our district to continue the global fight to eradicate the polio virus. The first began with an idea in 2012 to create a print to sell and donate all […]
One of the many captivating speakers, and definitely most moving, was Jessica Holmes, a member of the Cary-Kildaire club. Jessica explained how she uses the “Four Way Test” in her role as Wake County’s youngest County Commissioner. She also demonstrated how a note from her Club President, Sue Pruskin and the support of her club […]
Helen Holt chaired a panel of two incoming students and one outgoing student. Colleen Kane, the Outgoing Student, sponsored by the North Raleigh Club. Her responses to some of the questions gave an insight to the Youth Exchange Program. “My experience with Youth Exchange started before my own exchange year, because my family hosted three […]
Our first woman District Governor, Carol Allen (2000-2001) with the assistance of Mary Kamm coordinated the recognition of woman in each club that strongly supports the club, but often does not get recognition.
Recently, Carol Arnn, was recognized as a Major Donor of The Rotary Foundation. She donated $25,000 to the PolioPlus program in the memory of her husband David Arnn, who was a District Governor of District 7710 from 2001 – 2002. In the photo at the left from the left are Leigh Hudson, Carol Arnn and […]
The Rotary Peace Fellows at the University of Queensland held our annual seminar last weekend at the State Library and Events Centre in Brisbane, Australia. The event was a grander affair this year, as it coincided with the 100th anniversary of The Rotary Foundation, and was offered as part of a series of centennial events. […]
I hope you all are well! My apologies for the delay in this update– I was preoccupied with final essays and my research proposal the last couple weeks. I’m very happy to say that I have officially handed in the last of my master’s coursework! Dissertation, here I come… This last month has flown by, […]
The first class from Launch RALEIGH graduated on March 28, 2017. They have now each been assigned a business mentor and will be applying for microloans up to $2500 next month to build their business.
Over the last two years, Keith Holshausen of the Morrisville Club has been planning a project to provide eye care to the people of Zimbabwe. This project in coordination with the Rotary Clubs of Bulawayo South and Victoria Falls received a Global Gant from The Rotary Foundation. Overview The two week project took two and […]
Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) in Schools, know as WinS is a priority for Rotary International. Your club can get involved in a WinS Adopt-A-School program in Nigeria. Every $1 provides $4 towards the project. Clubs can donate $500 to $1,000 to get started is matched.
Thanks to many dedicated and generous members, Rotary Club of Raleigh is proud to announce that we will be purchasing approximately 100 pairs of shoes as part of the 2017 District Conference Happy Feet for Kids community service project. District Governor Rusine Sinclair, also a member of the Rotary Club of Raleigh, announced her goal […]