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

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 […]

2017 Global Run 4 Water

Mark your calendars now to attend the 6th Annual Global Run 4 Water, Sun Sept 24, 4:00 pm at the WakeMed Soccer Field, Cary. The over $61,000 in proceeds generated by the run have gone to supporting water and sanitation projects in Bolivia, Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, India, Lebanon, Peru, Tanzania and Uganda. This […]

Message from our Global Scholar – Micaela Ameson

Greetings from Edinburgh, Spring has sprung! We’ve had a few weeks of lovely weather and the sun is setting later and later. The city is absolutely gorgeous. All is well here. I’ve started at my dissertation placement in Glasgow, at Child Poverty Action Group, and I’m really enjoying it so far. The staff are wonderful […]

Cary-Kildaire receives Excellence Award

The Excellence Awards are sponsored annually by the Wake Tech Foundation, which receives and administers private sector funds for college programs. The Individual Spirit of Giving award was given to the Cary-Kildaire Rotary Club, whose members have been supporting student scholarships for 23 years. The scholarships, valued at $2,400 each, are awarded each year to […]

North Raleigh Donates $25,000

North Raleigh Rotary Club presented a check to the Carolina Small Business Development Fund to support their innovative program Launch Raleigh. In the picture are President Scott Tarkenton (left), Past District Governor and Past President Matthew Kane, Lenwood Long, President, Carolina Small Business Development Fund and Germaine McIver-Cherry, Associate Director of Business Services at Carolina […]

East Chapel Hill supports Dental Project

The Rotary Club of East Chapel Hill, lead by Team Leader, Ray Tseng, completed a week long medical and dental service project to treat over 1,000 children at the Nueva Vida Clinic, Nicaragua with a brigade of 33 Rotarians from multiple Rotary Clubs and volunteers from multiple states. Ten stations ran simultaneously for four days, […]

Thank you Barry Phillips

At the recent District Assembly, Barry Phillips was recognized by District Governor Rusine Mitchell Sinclair with a Meritorious Service Award. Rusine summarized some of Barry’s roles in Rotary. Served as District Governor 2007-2008 Served as the District 7710 representative to the Counsel of Legislation 2015-2017 Member of the Major Gifts International Committee 2015-2018 Served as […]

Service Above Self Award – Rick Carnagua

Rotary’s highest honor recognizes Rotarians who demonstrate Rotary’s motto of Service Above Self, by volunteering their time and talents to help others. The award nominations are reviewed by a committee of the Board of Directors and no more than 150 may be selected per year. During this Rotary year, only 117 were selected from 1.2 million Rotarians. To […]

Regional Service Award for a Polio-Free World

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 […]

The Impact of Rotary

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 […]

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