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

RLI Announces 4-4-3 Program

The Rotary Leadership Institute has created a new cost incentive for clubs that send four or more to a regular Rotary Leadership Institute event. Effective immediately, the new “Four for Three” (4-4-3) Incentive Program events will reimburse Rotary clubs for one registration for every four Rotarians that attend a single Rotary Leadership Institute event, no […]

Remembering Sam Owori

President-elect Sam F. Owori died July 13, 2017 from complications after surgery. Sam, who was elected to serve as president of Rotary International in 2018-19, would have been the second African Rotary member, and the first Ugandan, to hold that office. He joined Rotary in 1978 and was a member of the Rotary Club of […]

Meeting the 1.2M Tree Planting Challenge

Rotary President Ian Riseley has issued a challenge. He is asking every Rotary Club to plant a tree for each of its members between July 1, 2017 and Earth Day, April 22, 2018. How are we going to do this? The Rotary Way!  We plan. We work together. We find partners. We have fun. The […]

District Names Global Scholar

Briana Acosta has been selected as the District’s 2017-18 Global Scholar and will begin her studies, in September, at the Center for Research and Higher Education in Social Anthropology in Chiapas, Mexico. Briana was sponsored by the Apex Sunrise Rotary Club. Five additional candidates vying for the one scholarship were sponsored by the East Chapel […]

2017 Global Run 4 Water

The mission of Rotary District 7710’s GlobalRun4Water is to help provide clean drinking water and improved sanitation facilities to those in the greatest need. Safe water and proper sanitation facilities help to liberate people so they can live healthier, fuller, and more productive lives. At the same time we strive to raise awareness among the […]

Tim Allen Recognized by Rotary International

Rotary District 7710 Governor Rusine Mitchell Sinclair presented the Rotary International Rotarian Spouse/Partner Service Award to Tim Allen at the District Governor Installation Banquet on June 29, 2017. The award citation reads as follows: The Rotarian Spouse/Partner Service Award recognizes spouses and partners of Rotarians who have demonstrated exemplary humanitarian service through Rotary. Only up […]

Be a Difference Maker

This year, District Governor Shafi Parekh has issued a challenge to all Rotarians to be a Difference Maker. He encourages members to: Bring in a new member Contribute at least $10 a month to The Rotary Foundation, through Rotary Direct on Rotary Club Central in My Rotary by going to Rotary.org, and Participate in a […]

Our next District Governor is Shafi Parekh

Born in India to a father who was a businessman and Charter member of the Rotary Club, migrated to Pakistan with his family in 1947, schooled in England, came back and joined his family dairy and foods manufacturing company and joined Rotary in 1972. His wife, their son, and he moved West, in 1974 after […]

Take-a-Kid to the Ballgame

Get your club members and community kids ready for a fun day at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park. For many underprivileged children this event is a real highlight of the summer and leaves a real positive impression of Rotary. Durham Bulls vs. Scranton/Wilkes Barre RailRiders Sunday, August 13, 2017 Gates Open at 4:00 p.m. and […]

SASSY Way of Tracking Volunteer Hours for Your Club

Are you looking for an easy way to track volunteer hours that doesn’t involve spreadsheets or other manual methods? I’d like to share how our club has been handling this over the past year. Your first question may be, why did we start tracking hours? A few years ago we decided that service teams would […]

East Chapel Hill Rotary: Doing Something Amazing

In the summer of 2014, DG Matthew Kane chose Alzheimer’s Disease as the project for his year in office. When he visited the East Chapel Hill Rotary Club, he began his speech with three words:  “Do something amazing.”   Little could he have imagined that his challenge sparked an initiative that has made Orange County a […]

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