Welcome to Rotary District 7710

Welcome to the website of Rotary District 7710, consisting of 46 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

Paul Harris Society

The Paul Harris Society is a commitment by Rotarians to give $1000 per year to The Rotary Foundation. On November 17th, PDG Matthew Kane presented two Rotarians, husband and wife Andy Wright and Sherry Nelson of the Cary-Kildaire Club recognition of their individual pledges of $1000 to The Rotary Foundation. Wright explained why each had decided […]

Bigger, Better, Bolder – Together

Thirty-one Rotarians, nearly 100 community volunteers, more than 25,700 meals packed in a little more than two hours.  That was the scene recently in Oxford as the Oxford, Henderson, Roxboro and Kerr Tar Rotary clubs came together for an Emergency Food Box packing event.  And they plan to do it again in January! This kind […]

E-Club and Interact Team up for Service Project

Monday, November 7, 2016. The Rotary E-Club of District 7710 and their sponsored Interact Club from the School for Creative Studies in Durham had a great time volunteering at the Goodwill Community Foundation (GCF) in Durham.  During their service project the Clubs helped assemble over 200 school kits. GCF, a Durham based tax-exempt organization focuses on creating opportunities for a […]

Welcome our 47th Rotary Club

Our 47th Rotary Club Raleigh Parkside was chartered November 2, 2016. The charter celebration was held at Spring Roles Restaurant (5433 Wade Park Blvd.) located in the Parkside Community where the new Rotarians live. DGE Shafi Parekh collected an energetic group of 20 awesome professionals, wanting to give back to their community. Even before they […]

Rotary Youth Exchange

The District 7710 Youth Exchange Committee has adopted some new policies that will make sponsoring Outbound Long Term Exchange students even easier for local clubs and will help move the Youth Exchange program toward self-sustainability, which will be easier on the District’s budget. Our membership in Rotary’s Eastern States Youth Exchange (ESSEX) consortium requires that […]

Lighting up Uganda

A little light for your day – Amity Senior has Solar With the assistance of a District Grant the installation of lights for the first school in Uganda as part of this project is complete (three more to go). Thanks to the support of: Raleigh Midtown, North Raleigh, Raleigh, Cary Kildaire, Research Triangle Park, West […]

Rotary Clubs Expand Their Battle Against Alzheimer’s        

The Holly Springs Rotary Club and the Apex Sunrise Rotary Club have been working together to provide help to local assisted living facilities through a Music and Memory Program. Alive again through music!  This ground breaking therapy uses IPods and headsets to reconnect those suffering with Alzheimer to the present day by using music they grew up with to reach them. […]

Doing Service for a Service Dog

The Rotary Club of Morrisville recently collected over 100 pairs of shoes that they donated to Robert Hinton of Raleigh, a young boy in need of a service dog to help with his autism. With many other people from NC, SC, Florida and Virginia, he was able to gather almost 10,000 pairs of shoes to go […]

Rotary Foundation Approves Global Scholar

Micaela Arneson has been named Rotary District 7710 first Global Scholar and will begin her studies at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland in September. Micaela was sponsored by the Rotary Club of Chapel Hill. Micaela received a BA from the University of North Carolina in December, 2015 with a double major in Political Studies […]

District Project to Dominican Republic

The District is going to the Dominican Republic on Feb 4 – 11, 2017, to team with The Santiago Monumental Rotary Club to build latrines, a playground, and repair homes in the Village of Los Cocos. We have received a District Grant that totals $20,000. Five District Clubs (Wake Forest, Cary, Central Johnston, Clayton, and […]

Peace in Australia

By Leanne Simon It’s springtime here now and the jacaranda trees litter campus with fragrant purple petals, magpies swoop cyclists to protect their hatchlings, and pale geckos come wriggling up the walls in search of a late-night snack. A pair of abandoned ducklings approached us on the riverside path last weekend and we housed them […]

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