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.
Thinking about attending the Rotary International Convention in Toronto, Canada, that is being held June 23-27, 2018? Here is a tip: cost of registration increases from $345 to $410 after December 15, 2017. Rotarians can register online at www.riconvention.org and save another $10. The Top Ten Reasons to Attend the Toronto Convention The breathtaking Lake […]
We are off to the races! The Rotary Club of Raleigh Midtown, in partnership with nearly 25% of the clubs in District 7710, the Rotary Club of Nateete-Kampala, and All We Are, have installed solar powered lighting systems to over 5000 students in Uganda. This is a project that we envisioned, fundraised, and now are […]
The past month I have been fairly busy with my studies! Since my last report, I successfully completed my first one-month intensive class, and began another one! My new class is centered on gender and other inequalities in the southern border region of Mexico. My new class is project-based and focused on the subject of […]
The North Raleigh club is one of the many clubs supporting the Guatemala Literacy Project which is on the verge of doing amazing things for potentially over 10,000 students and teachers in Guatemala. Rotary International President Ian Riseley call this project “the gold standard” of Rotary projects. Out of 4,000 global grants currently active, this […]
Did you know that Alzheimer’s disease is the sixth leading cause of death in the U.S. or that currently more than 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s? On September 13, Trudy Croxton of Cary-Page Rotary presented to the Cary McGregor club on the topic of Dementia. Trudy has spent many years in the Senior […]
The Interact Club at Green Hope High School has taken the challenge of RI President, Riseley, to “make a difference by planting a tree. Trees remove carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases from the air, which slows global warming.” On November 06, 2017, the Interact Club planted a maple tree at their School.
For World Polio Day the Rotary Club of Fuquay-Varina collected money for PolioPlus and painted their “Pinkies Purple”.
In mid-September Creedmoor Mayor Darryl Moss contacted the South Granville Rotary Club seeking help. He had been contacted by Caroline Farmer, Director of the NC Commission on Volunteerism and Community Service about Governor Roy Cooper’s School Supply Drive which ended September 8. State Employees Credit Union (SECU) branches, state government offices and businesses across North […]
Cary-Kildaire Rotary Club is now meeting at: The Mayton Inn 301 South Academy Street Cary, NC The meeting location for the Fuquay-Varina Downtown Club has been listed incorrectly in the newsletter for the past two years. YIKES !! They meet at Stephen’s Hardware Building 405 Broad Street Fuquay-Varina Please check the Club Meeting locations on […]
We had an engaging and inspiring Rotary Foundation Workshop yesterday. Thank you to all the presenters for doing a great job. I appreciate all the time and effort each of you put into your presentations. Thank you PDG Carol Allen, for your attention to detail and your dedication to ensuring that we all had a […]
The numbers are alarming. Almost 630,000 North Carolina households don’t have enough to eat. North Carolina has the 8th highest rate of food insecurity in the nation. Almost 1 in 4 CHILDREN (24.6%) faces hunger on a regular basis. Food insecurity refers to the USDA’s measure of lack of access, at times, to enough food […]