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

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 […]

Global Run 4 Water

This year’s Run raised over $10,000. The Committee will now leverage this money in partnership with other Rotary Clubs and organizations around the world to sponsor clean water projects. Thanks to all that participated and to the organizing committee, especially Scott Rossi. Top Men Mark Sullivan, Raleigh                            20:48.8 Anil Chintapalli, Cary                              20:57.2 Bryce […]

Rotary’s Youth Exchange Program is Growing!

This year, a total of eight students are participating in District 7710’s long-term Outbound and Inbound Youth Exchanges, representing three continents and six different countries. This year’s three “outbounds” have all landed safely in Europe and South America:  Ryan  Raulynaitis, sponsored by Fuquay Varina Downtown,  in Mellau, Austria; Grace  McCrorie, sponsored by West Raleigh, in […]

Happy Feet Champion – Henderson Rotarian – Robert Nelson 

Robert Nelson of the Henderson Rotary Club got the Happy Feet spirit early this Rotary year!  He has already donated 25 pairs of athletic shoes on behalf of his club through his company, SporTrax. This ensured each foster child in Vance County has a new pair of athletic shoes.  Kudos for being the first club in […]

World’s Greatest Meal

The concept of the “World’s Greatest Meal” is to hold an event where all or a portion of the meal goes towards the EndPolioNow campaign. Over the past three years, over 3,000 events have been held involving over 170,000 people in 72 countries. They have raised over $2 million, which when matched by the Bill […]

Supply Store Helps Chapel Hill-Carrboro Teachers Get Supplies

It’s a hot Tuesday in Chapel Hill, but teachers are waiting in a long line outside of the American Legion. They’re waiting to get their chance to shop for school supplies, but without spending any of their money. Each elementary school teacher or teaching assistant in the area was invited to come shop at the […]

Howard Selected As District Governor For 2019-20

With great pleasure, I announce that the 2016-17 District Nominating Committee has selected Marie Howard from The Rotary Club of Kerr Tar Region to be the District Governor in 2019-20. After receiving a B.S. in Clinical Dietetics from Michigan State University, Marie served four years in the U.S. Army as an Army Medical Specialist Corps […]

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