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

Happy Feet at Boys & Girls Home

IPDG Rusine Mitchell Sinclair received an unexpected surprise at the August District Council meeting when Hensley Scott, District Boys and Girls Home Chair, presented her with a plaque from the Boys and Girls Home at Lake Waccamaw. The recognition was for providing all the young people residing at the Home with sneakers as part of […]

Raleigh Rotarians get Busy

Habitat project July 15th with Habitat of Wake County building a home in the Crosstowne Village of South Raleigh. Raleigh Rotarians and six boys from the Lake Waccamaw Boys and Girls home assisted with interior framing and insulation work. Raleigh Rotary plans to conduct a similar event each quarter with the next Habitat workday in October […]

Be a Difference Maker

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: Bringing in a new member Contributing at least $10 a month to The Rotary Foundation, through Rotary Direct on Rotary Club Central in My Rotary by going to Rotary.org, […]

Rotary Foundation Update

Congratulations Rotarians you had a stellar year creating new records in four out of five categories of aggressive targets for giving to support our charity, The Rotary Foundation. The Endowment Fund Goal was $50,000, with actual donations being $76,140. This does not include commitments made by our generous members through estate planning of $780,000. The […]

Recognizing Rotarians of the Year

The last month has seen Rotary Clubs across the District recognizing individuals in their club that has made a significant contribution to the club. Terri Black and Ian Rumbles, your District Newsletter Editors, were deeply honored to be named the Clayton Rotary “Rotarians of the Year.”

Sixth Annual Peak City Pig Fest

The Apex Sunrise Rotary Club has another successful event in the books. The 6th Annual Bone Suckin’ Sauce Peak City Pig Fest was held in Historic Downtown Apex June 15 & 16, and despite rain both days, the event was a successful fundraiser for the club. The Triangle’s only BBQ competition sanctioned by the Kansas […]

Cary Central Recognizes Paul Harris Fellows

Cary Central Rotary Club held their annual installation banquet on June 26, 2017. We were pleased to have incoming Governor Shafi Parekh in attendance to induct our incoming officers. Our club of 27 active members was honored by having awarded nine Paul Harris Fellows this year. And just as important is the annual award of […]

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 […]

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