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

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 […]

Cary Page’s school year end celebration of the club’s partnership with the Read-and-Feed organization was appropriately rowdy. About 80 club members, Read-and-Feed volunteers and friends from the Cary Kildaire Club packed the party room at the Bond Brothers Brewing Company on May 25 to appreciate those volunteers and have a taste of Bond Brothers’ special […]

Habitat for Humanity & Build-A-Block

Rotarians from District 7710 helped support Habitat for Humanity of Wake County as part of Build-A-Block, a collaboration among the Habitat Campus Chapter at NC State University, corporate and community partners, Habitat Wake, and home buyers to build 11 safe, affordable townhomes on Lake Wheeler Road in Raleigh. This project is the largest partnership in the country […]

CART News

CART Fund 2017 Alzheimer’s Research Grants The Coins for Alzheimer’s Research Trust Fund (CART) awarded $700,000 in Alzheimer’s research grants in May 2017. Awards to six researchers from US institutions. The 2017 grants mark two records for CART. The $700,000 figure is the highest dollar amount of grants ever awarded by the organization. CART grants are […]

Rotary Youth Leadership Award (RYLA)

At RYLA, the participants demonstrated the power of team work by lifting District Governor Rusine Mitchell Sinclair off the floor by each one pulling a string using only their thumb and forefinger

Impact of District 7710 still being felt in Dominican Republic

David Crow, our major contact in the Dominican Republic, recently posted the following on Facebook. “Receiving our club’s new portable dental unit to be used during our frequent medical missions. This unit was purchased using remaining monies the District 7710 community fund provided during the recent D7710 Rotary mission to the DR. Thanks friends, we […]

Environmental Sustainability will be Rotary Emphasis in 2017-18

Incoming Rotary International President Ian Riseley is challenging clubs to make a positive environmental impact in the new Rotary year by planting trees. He would like one tree planted for every Rotarian. That will be over One Million trees. Every club is being asked to name an Environmental Sustainability contact. They will get ideas and […]

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